China Review International, vol. 19, no. 4 (2012)


Trekking through Modern Chinese Literary History with Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal
Mabel Lee, 509

The First Century of the U.S.–China Philanthropic Partnership: Impetuses, Obstacles, Strategies, and Contributions
Qinghong Wang, 513

The Unification of Ancient Chinese Philosophy: Fischer on the Shizi
James D. Sellmann, 521

Ritual in Early China: Meaning, Practice, Function, and Context
Philip J. Ivanhoe, 530

Questioning Modern Chinese Views of Temporality in Context of Comparative Philosophy
Lin Shaoyang, 543


Zen Buddhist Rhetoric in China, Korea, and Japan ed. by Christoph Anderl
reviewed by Eric Greene, 564

The Figurative Works of Chen Hongshou (1599 [sic]–1652): Authentic Voices/Expanding Markets by Tamara Heimarck Bentley
reviewed by Shane McCausland, 569

Directory of World Cinema ed. by Gary Bettinson
reviewed by Haomin Gong, 572

Between the Lines: Yang Lian’s Poetry through Translation by Cosimo Bruno
reviewed by Mabel Lee, 575

China’s Silent Army: The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers, and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing’s Image by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo
reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 578

The Pilgrim Art: Cultures of Porcelain in World History by Robert Finlay
reviewed by Stacey Pierson, 582

“Sagt an, ihr fremden Lande …” Ostasienreisen: Tagebücher und Fotografien (1888–1901) by Otto Franke
reviewed by Lydia Gerber, 587

Ethics in Early China: An Anthology ed. by Chris Fraser, Dan Robins, and Timothy O’Leary
reviewed by Howard J. Curzer, 590

Understanding Chinese Religions by Joachim Gentz
reviewed by Ying-kit Chan, 596

Eminent Nuns: Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China by Beata Grant
reviewed by Michael Saso, 600

The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit from China’s Rise and Avoid Another Cold War by Donald Gross
reviewed by Elizabeth Van Wie Davis, 602

Democratizing Taiwan by J. Bruce Jacobs
reviewed by Steven Phillips, 605

A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China’s Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future by Jiang Qing
reviewed by Yuri Pines, 608

Narratives of Free Trade: The Commercial Cultures of Early U.S.–China Relations ed. by Kendall Johnson
reviewed by Daniel Meissner, 615

Mala tang—Alltagsstrategien ländlicher Migranten in Shanghai by Lena Kaufmann
reviewed by Anna Boermel, 619

Tradition, Treaties, and Trade: Qing Imperialism and Chosŏn Korea, 1850–1910 by Kirk W. Larsen
reviewed by Yuan Jian, 621

Green Innovation in China: China’s Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy by Joanna I. Lewis
reviewed by Herman F. Huang, 623

China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy by Liu Yang
Chao-Hui Jenny Liu, 626

The Ivory Tower and the Marble Citadel: Essays on Political Philosophy in Our Modern Era of Interacting Cultures by Thomas A. Metzger
reviewed by Robert J. Morris, 629

From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China by Matthew W. Mosca
reviewed by Ying-kit Chan, 651

Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China by Lynette H. Ong
reviewed by Ane Bislev, 655

Chinese Religious Life ed. by David A. Palmer, Glenn Shive, and Philip L. Wickert
reviewed by Michael Saso, 658