Volume 23 #2 of China Review International begins with two featured reviews and a response, along with 20 more reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies.
Law in the Mongol and Post-Mongol World: The Case of Yuan China (reviewing Bettine Birge’s Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan Dianzhang) Reviewed by Macabe Keliher
Imaginary Identities and Han Nationalism: A Consideration (reviewing Kevin Carrico’s The Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today) Reviewed by Rebecca E. Karl
Binbin Yang’s response to Ma Xu’s review of Heroines of the Qing: Exemplary Women Tell Their Stories, in China Review International vol. 22, no. 2 (2015)
Weihong Bao’s Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945 Reviewed by Jing Jing Chang
Mark Bender’s The Borderlands of Asia: Culture, Place, Poetry Reviewed by Anna Stirr
Michael Berry and Chiho Sawada’s Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia Reviewed by Jing Jing Chang
Robert Bickers’s Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination Reviewed by Parks Coble
…plus 15 more reviews and works received.
About the Journal
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.