China Review International, vol. 2, no. 1 (1995)

This issue is available online at Project Muse.



Martin J. Powers, Art and Political Expression in Early China, pp. 1-18
Reviewed by Jean M. James

Books on Cultural Exchange between China and the West in the Late Ming-Early Qing, pp. 19-28
Reviewed by Nicolas Standaert

Christina K. Gilmartin, Gail Hershatter, Lisa Rofel, and Tyrene White, Engendering China: Women, Culture, and the State, pp. 28-36
Reviewed by Ping-chun Hsiung

Hermann-Josef Röllicke, Die Fährte des Herzens: Die Lehre vom Herzensbestreben (zhi) im Grossen Vorwort zum Shijing, pp. 37-44
Reviewed by Haun Saussy


Irene Bain, Agricultural Reform in Taiwan: From Here to Modernity?
Reviewed by H. T. Chang

A. Doak Barnett, China’s Far West: Four Decades of Change
Reviewed by Stanley W. Toops

Beatrice S. Bartlett, Monarchs and Ministers: The Grand Council in Mid-Ch’ing China, 1723-1820
Reviewed by Nancy Park

Steve Chan and Cal Clark, Flexibility, Foresight, and Fortune in Taiwan’s Development: Navigating between Scylla and Charybdis
Reviewed by Chu-yuan Cheng

Ch’en Chieh-ju, Chiang Kai-shek’s Secret Past: The Memoir of His Second Wife, Ch’en Chieh-ju
Reviewed by Roger B. Jeans

Jerome Ch’en, The Highlanders of Central China: A History, 1895-1937
Reviewed by Hill Gates

Helen Hsieh Chien, The European Diary of Hsieh Fucheng: Envoy Extraordinary of Imperial China
Reviewed by James L. Hevia

Chin Shunshin, Murder in a Peking Studio
Reviewed by Nanyan Guo

Samuel C. Chu and Kwang-Ching Liu, Li Hung-chang and China’s Early Modernization
Reviewed by Michael Gasster

Eleanor Cooney and Daniel Altieri, Deception, a Novel of Murder and Madness in T’ang China
Reviewed by Charles Benn

Dai Qing, Yangtze! Yangtze!
Reviewed by Wen-yu Cheng

Dong Shizhong, Danian Zhang, and Milton R. Larson, Trade and Investment Opportunities in China: The Current Commercial and Legal Framework
Reviewed by Lawrence C. Reardon

Nicholas Eftimiades, Chinese Intelligence Operations
Reviewed by Larry M. Wortzel

Benjamin A. Elman and Alexander Woodside, Education and Society in Late Imperial China,1600-1900
Reviewed by Thomas H. C. Lee

Mark Elvin, Hiroaki Nishioka, Keiko Tamura, and Joan Kwek, Japanese Studies on the History of Water Control in China: A Selected Bibliography
Reviewed by James E. Nickum

Dan M. Etherington and Keith Forster, Green Gold: The Political Economy of China’s Post-1949 Tea Industry
Reviewed by Alvin Y. So

Judith Farquhar, Knowing Practice: The Clinical Encounter of Chinese Medicine
Reviewed by Carol Benedict

Paula Harrell, Sowing the Seeds of Change: Chinese Students, Japanese Teachers, 1895-1905
Reviewed by Victor Kobayashi

Christian Henriot, Shanghai, 1927-1937: Municipal Power, Locality, and Modernization
Reviewed by Marilyn A. Levine

Yong Ho, Aspects of Discourse Structure in Mandarin Chinese
Reviewed by Chauncey C. Chu

Hsüeh Tien-tung, Li Qiang, and Liu Shucheng, China’s Provincial Statistics, 1949-1989
Reviewed by Peter Schran

Hu Wenzhong and Cornelius L. Grove, Encountering the Chinese: A Guide for Americans
Reviewed by Huang Quanyu

Alan Hunter and Kim-kwong Chan, Protestantism in Contemporary China
Reviewed by Kathleen L. Lodwick

Robert P. Hymes and Conrad Schirokauer, Ordering the World: Approaches to State and Society in Sung Dynasty China
Reviewed by Don J. Wyatt

Akira Iriye, China and Japan in the Global Setting
Reviewed by Susan H. Marsh

Jin Yong, Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain
Reviewed by Hua Laura Wu

Ronald C. Keith, China’s Struggle for the Rule of Law
Reviewed by R. P. Peerenboom

Ronald Knapp, Chinese Bridges
Reviewed by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt

Livia Kohn, Early Chinese Mysticism: Philosophy and Soteriology in the Taoist Tradition
Reviewed by Harold D. Roth

Nicholas R. Lardy, China in the World Economy
Reviewed by Penelope B. Prime

Mabel Lee and A. D. Syrokomla-Stefanowska, Modernization of the Chinese Past
Reviewed by Shawn Eichman

John S. Major, Heaven and Earth in Early Han Thought: Chapters Three, Four and Five of the Huainanzi
Reviewed by Stephen Field

Melanie Manion, Retirement of Revolutionaries in China: Public Policies, Social Norms, Private Interests
Reviewed by Larry N. Shyu

Gina Marchetti, Romance and the “Yellow Peril”: Race, Sex, and Discursive Strategies in Hollywood Fiction
Reviewed by Ming-Bao Yue

Lois Muehl and Siegmar Muehl, Trading Cultures in the Classroom: Two American Teachers in China
Reviewed by Edgar A. Porter

Dian H. Murray, The Origins of the Tiandihui: The Chinese Triads in Legend and History
Reviewed by Robert J. Antony

David Ownby and Mary Somers Heidhues, “Secret Societies” Reconsidered: Perspectives on the Social History of Early Modern South China and Southeast Asia
Reviewed by Scott Lowe

Ellen Oxfeld, Blood, Sweat, and Mahjong: Family and Enterprise in an Overseas Chinese Community
Reviewed by Nicole Constable

Lynn Pan, Tracing It Home: A Chinese Journey
Reviewed by Deborah D. Buffton

Kenneth Pomeranz, The Making of a Hinterland: State, Society, and Economy in Inland North China,1853-1937
Reviewed by Edward J. Lazzerini

David Pong, Shen Pao-chen and China’s Modernization in the Nineteenth Century
Reviewed by Michael Gasster

Heidi A. Ross, China Learns English: Language Teaching and Social Change in the People’s Republic
Reviewed by Dan Huai Lu

James R. Ross, Escape to Shanghai: A Jewish Community in China
Reviewed by Irene Eber

David Tod Roy, The Plum in the Golden Vase or Chin P’ing Mei, Volume One: The Gathering
Reviewed by Madeline Chu

Martin Schoenhals, The Paradox of Power in a People’s Republic of China Middle School
Reviewed by Irving Epstein

Michael Schoenhals, Doing Things with Words in Chinese Politics: Five Studies
Reviewed by Yung-O Biq

Susan L. Shirk, The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China
Reviewed by Kristin Parris

Richard E. Strassberg, Inscribed Landscapes: Travel Writing from Imperial China
Reviewed by Jonathan Chaves

Frederick C. Teiwes and Warren Sun, The Politics of Agricultural Cooperativization in China: Mao, Deng Zihui, and the “High Tide” of 1955
Reviewed by Gregory Veeck

Ross Terrill, China in Our Time: The Epic Saga of the People’s Republic: From the Communist Victory to Tiananmen Square and Beyond
Reviewed by Shia-ling Liu

Jung-fang Tsai, Hong Kong in Chinese History: Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony, 1842-1913
Reviewed by Ming K. Chan

Tu Wei-ming, Way, Learning, and Politics: Essays on the Confucian Intellectual
Reviewed by On-cho Ng

Paul U. Unschuld, Forgotten Traditions of Ancient Chinese Medicine: The I-hsüeh Yüan Liu Lun of 1757 by Hsü Ta-Ch’ün
Reviewed by Judith Farquhar

Donald B. Wagner, Iron and Steel in Ancient China
Reviewed by Mary E. Tiles

David Der-wei Wang, Fictional Realism in Twentieth-Century China: Mao Dun, Lao She, Shen Congwen
Reviewed by Jeanette L. Faurot

Wang Wen-hsing, Backed Against the Sea
Reviewed by Randolph Trumball

Philip F. Williams, Village Echoes: The Fiction of Wu Zuxiang
Reviewed by Richard King

Nigel Wiseman with Ken Boss, Glossary of Chinese Medical Terms and Acupuncture Points
Reviewed by William C. Summers

Richard H. Yang, Peter Kien-yu, and Andrew N. D. Yang, China’s Military: The PLA in 1992/1993
Reviewed by Paul H. B. Godwin

Y. M. Yeung and David K. Y. Chu, Guangdong: Survey of a Province Undergoing Rapid Change
Reviewed by Charlotte Ikels

Yoshida Tora, Salt Production Techniques in Ancient China: The Aobo Tu
Reviewed by Mary E. Tiles

David C. Yu, Religion in Postwar China: A Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography
Reviewed by John Berthrong

Qiang Zhai, The Dragon, the Lion, and the Eagle: Chinese-British-American Relations, 1949-1958
Reviewed by Steve Tsang

Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo jingji dituji [National economic atlas of the People’s Republic of China]
Reviewed by Sen-dou Chang

BOOKS RECEIVED, pp. 297-299