China Review International, vol. 17, no. 3 (2010)


James Cahill, Pictures for Use and Pleasure: Vernacular Painting in High Qing China
Reviewed by Michael G. Chang, 299

Ralph Sawyer, Ancient Chinese Warfare
Reviewed by Peter Lorge, 303

Yunnan: Periphery or Center of an International Network? (reviewing Bin Yang, Between Winds and Clouds: The Making of Yunnan [Second Century BCE to Twentieth Century CE])
Reviewed by Michael C. Brose, 305


Gregor Benton, Chinese Migrants and Internationalism: Forgotten Histories, 1917–1945
Reviewed by Richard T. Chu, 310

Chris Berry, editor, Chinese Films in Focus II. Second edition
Reviewed by Stephen Teo, 312

Ming K. Chan, editor, China’s Hong Kong Transformed: Retrospect and Prospects beyond the First Decade
Reviewed by Yiu-chung Wong, 317

Martha P. Y. Cheung, editor, An Anthology of Chinese Discourse on Translation, Volume 1, From Earliest Times to the Buddhist Project
Reviewed by John Minford, 321

Jeffrey W. Cody, Nancy S. Steinhardt, and Tony Atkin, editors, Chinese Architecture and the Beaux-Arts
Reviewed by Shuishan Yu, 324

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman, Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film
Reviewed by Zhuoyi Wang, 328

Monika Gaenssbauer, Confucianism and Social Issues in China—The Academician Kang Xiaoguang. Investigations into NGOs in China, the Falun Gong, Chinese Reportage, and the Confucian Tradition
Reviewed by Geir Sigurðsson, 332

Miwa Hirono, Civilizing Missions: International Religious Agencies in China
Reviewed by Ka-che Yip, 335

Rebecca E. Karl, Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History
Reviewed by Yu Shen, 338

Richard King, editor, Heroes of China’s Great Leap Forward: Two Stories
Reviewed by Irmy Schweiger, 341

Eugenia Lean, Public Passions: The Trial of Shi Jianqiao and the Rise of Popular Sympathy in Republican China
Reviewed by Lane J. Harris, 343

Liu Zaifu, translated by Shu Yunzhong, Reflections on “Dream of the Red Chamber”
Reviewed by Ying Wang, 347

Konrad Meisig, Edited, Translated, and Compared with the Pāli, The Beginnings of Buddhist Ethics: The Chinese Parallel to the Kūṭadantasutta
Reviewed by Ann Heirman, 352

Allan R. Millett, The War for Korea: A House Burning, 1945–1950; Allan R. Millett, The War for Korea: They Came from the North, 1950–1951
Reviewed by Qiang Zhai, 355

Ellen Oxfeld, Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village
Reviewed by Mary Scoggin, 358

Mark Peattie, Edward J. Drea, and Hans van de Ven, editors, The Battle for China: Essays on the Military History of the Sino-Japanese War of 1937–1945
Reviewed by Edward A. McCord, 361

Fabrizio Pregadio, editor, The Encyclopedia of Taoism, 2 volumes
Reviewed by Shawn Arthur, 366

Sergey Radchenko, Two Suns in the Heavens: The Sino-Soviet Struggle for Supremacy, 1962–1967
Reviewed by Xiaojia Hou, 369

Sophie Richardson, China, Cambodia, and the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence
Reviewed by Xiaorong Han, 372

David M. Robinson, Empire’s Twilight: Northeast Asia under the Mongols
Reviewed by Peter Lorge, 377

Ben Simpfendorfer, The New Silk Road: How a Rising Arab World Is Turning Away from the West and Rediscovering China
Reviewed by Elizabeth Van Wie Davis, 379

Koen Wellens, foreword by Stevan Harrell, Religious Revival in the Tibetan Borderlands: The Premi of Southwest China
Reviewed by Gerald Roche, 381

Zhang Zhen, editor, The Urban Generation: Chinese Cinema and Society at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century
Reviewed by Paul Clark, 385

Cong Ellen Zhang, Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China
Reviewed by Stephen McDowall, 387

Works Received, 391