China Review International, vol. 18, no. 4 (2011)


The Life and Death of an Artisan Community in Modern China (reviewing Jacob Eyferth, Eating Rice from Bamboo Roots: The Social History of a Community of Handicraft Papermakers in Rural Sichuan, 1920–2000)
Reviewed by Pauline Keating, 429

From Secularization to Categorization: A New Paradigm for the Study of Religion in Modern China (reviewing Vincent Goossaert and David A. Palmer, The Religious Question in Modern China)
Reviewed by J. Brooks Jessup, 432

A New View of the Huainanzi (reviewing John S. Major, Sarah A. Queen, Andrew S. Meyer, and Harold D. Roth, translators, The Huainanzi: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Government in Early Han China)
Reviewed by Nathan Sivin, 436

Text and Tombs: A Fragile Relationship (reviewing Wu Hung, The Art of the Yellow Springs: Understanding Chinese Tombs)
Reviewed by Armin Selbitschka, 444


Roger Ames, Confucian Role Ethics: A Vocabulary
Reviewed by Joel Kupperman, 450

Bamo Ayi, Stevan Harrell, and Ma Lunzy, Fieldwork Connections: The Fabric of Ethnographic Collaboration in China and America
Reviewed by Mary Scoggin, 452

James Bellacqua, editor, The Future of China–Russia Relations
Reviewed by Emilian Kavalski, 456

Kenneth E. Brashier, Ancestral Memory in Ancient China
Reviewed by Armin Selbitschka, 459

Shana J. Brown, Pastimes: From Art and Antiquarianism to Modern Chinese Historiography
Reviewed by Peter Zarrow, 464

Wonsuk Chang and Leah Kalmanson, Confucianism in Context: Classic Philosophy and Contemporary Issues, East Asia and Beyond
Reviewed by Wu Yun, 469

Shin-yi Chao, Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices: Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960–1644)
Reviewed by Thomas Michael, 473

Grace Ai-ling Chou, Confucianism, Colonialism, and the Cold War: Chinese Cultural Education at Hong Kong’s New Asia College, 1949–1963
Reviewed by Bernard H. K. Luk, 477

Richard R. Cook and David W. Pao, editors, After Imperialism: Christian Identity in China and the Global Evangelical Movement
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 482

Andrew S. Erickson, Lyle J. Goldstein, and Carnes Lord, editors, China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in Comparative Historical Perspective
Reviewed by Jane Kate Leonard, 486

Rosemary Foot and Andrew Walter, China, the United States, and Global Order
Reviewed by Steve Chan, 496

Li-Ling Hsiao, The Eternal Present of the Past: Illustration, Theater, and Reading in the Wanli Period, 1573–1619
Reviewed by Anne E. McLaren, 498

The Curriculum Specialists at Primary Source, Inc., editors, China in the World: A History since 1644
Reviewed by Jeremiah Jenne, 502

Joan Judge, The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China
Reviewed by Sherry J. Mou, 505

Nicholas Khoo, Collateral Damage: Sino-Soviet Rivalry and the Termination of the Sino-Vietnamese Alliance
Reviewed by Pierre Asselin, 508

Y. C. Kong, Huangdi Neijing: A Synopsis with Commentaries
Reviewed by John Welden, 510

Joachim Kurtz, The Discovery of Chinese Logic
Reviewed by Benjamin A. Elman, 513

Wing-Wah Law, Citizenship and Citizenship Education in a Global Age: Politics, Policies, and Practices in China
Reviewed by Yingjie Guo, 517

Angela Ki Che Leung and Charlotte Furth, editors, Health and Hygiene in Chinese East Asia: Policies and Publics in the Long Twentieth Century
Reviewed by Jia-Chen Fu, 520

Danke Li, Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China
Reviewed by Shana Brown, 523

Li Tang, East Syriac Christianity in Mongol-Yuan China
Reviewed by Matteo Nicolini-Zani, 525

Xinru Liu, The Silk Road in World History
Reviewed by Susan Whitfield, 530

Sheldon H. Lu, Chinese Modernity and Global Biopolitics: Studies in Literature and Visual Culture
Reviewed by Belinda Kong, 533

Ma Yuan, translated by Herbert J. Batt; introduction by Yang Xiaobin, Ballad of the Himalayas: Stories of Tibet
Reviewed by Steven J. Venturino, 535

R. Keith Schoppa, In a Sea of Bitterness: Refugees during the Sino-Japanese War
Reviewed by Stephen R. MacKinnon, 542

Jiang Wu, Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China
Reviewed by Charles B. Jones, 545

Fenggang Yang, Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 549

Works Received, 555