This double-issue issue of China Review International arrives with two features and more than 20 reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies, including seven reviews of University of Hawai`i Press books.
- War or Peace in the Indo-Pacific (reviewing Kurt M. Campbell, The Pivot: The Future of American Statecraft in Asia) Reviewed by Edward Friedman
- Critical Approaches to the Narrative of Sinicization (reviewing Hugh R. Clark, The Sinitic Encounter in Southeast China Through the First Millennium CE) Reviewed by Erica Fox Brindley
- Reuven Amitai and Michal Biran, editors, Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and their Eurasian Predecessors Reviewed by Liu Yingsheng
- Bridie Andrews, The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850–1960 Reviewed by He Bian
- Mark E. Byington, The Ancient State of Puyŏ in Northeast Asia: Archaeology and Historical Memory Reviewed by Christopher J. Bae
- Jeehee Hong, Theater of the Dead: A Social Turn in Chinese Funerary Art, 1000–1400 Reviewed by Phillip E. Bloom
- Hilde De Weerdt, Information, Territory, and Networks: The Crisis and Maintenance of Empire in Song China Reviewed by Sukhee Lee
- Charlotte Furth, Opening to China: A Memoir of Normalization, 1981–82 Reviewed by Brett Sheehan
- Hiro Saito, The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia Reviewed by Takashi Yoshida
- Jonathan Schlesinger, A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule Reviewed by Joanna Waley-Cohen
- Jerome Silbergeld and Eugene Y. Wang, editors, The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture Reviewed by Todd Foley
- Sem Vermeersch, translator, A Chinese Traveler in Medieval Korea: Xu Jing’s Illustrated Account of the Xuanhe Embassy to Koryo Reviewed by Naomi Standen
Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep abreast of cutting-edge scholarship in Chinese studies.
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China Review International publishes reviews of recent scholarly literature and “state-of-the-art” articles in all fields of Chinese studies. Reviews are generally published by invitation only; however, unsolicited reviews will be considered for publication based on merit and guidelines can be found here.