China Review International, vol. 4, no. 2 (1997)

This issue is available online at Project Muse.


Redeeming Sima Qian
By Stephen Durrant — p. 307

Patricia Buckley Ebrey, The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Reviewed by Charles Mason — p. 314

Hashimoto Keizo, Catherine Jami, and Lowell Skar, editors, East Asian Science: Tradition and Beyond
Reviewed by Daiwie Fu — p. 316

Francois Jullien: Comparative Thinking
By Karel van der Leeuw — p. 322

Edwin G. Pulleyblank, Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar
Reviewed by Stephen L. Field — p. 336


Flora Botton Beja and Romer Cornejo Bustamente, Bajo un Mismo Techo: La familia tradicional en China y su crisis (Under the same roof: The traditional family in China and its crisis)
Reviewed by Katherine Carlitz — p. 343

Gregor Benton, China’s Urban Revolutionaries: Explorations in the History of Chinese Trotskyism, 1921-1952
Reviewed by Margaret B. Denning — p. 345

John Blake and Simon Gao, editors, Perspectives on Accounting and Finance in China
Reviewed by David C. Yang — p. 347

Marc Blecher and Vivienne Shue, Tethered Deer: Government and Economy in a Chinese County
Reviewed by Eugene Cooper — p. 350

Chang Ch’ung-ho and Hans H. Frankel, Two Chinese Treatises on Calligraphy: Treatise on Calligraphy (Shu pu) [by] Sun Qianli; Sequel to the “Treatise on Calligraphy” (Xu Shu pu) [by] Jang Kui
Reviewed by Qianshen Bai — p. 353

C. L. Chiou, Democratizing Oriental Despotism: China from 4 May 1919 to 4 June 1989 and Taiwan from 28 February 1947 to 28 June 1990
Reviewed by Gerald A. McBeath — p. 357

Chih-p’ing Chou and Der-lin Chao, A Trip to China: Intermediate Reader of Modern Chinese
Reviewed by Scott McGinnis — p. 360

Chih-p’ing Chou, Xuedong Wang, and Joanne Chiang, China’s Peril and Promise: An Advanced Reader
Reviewed by Scott McGinnis — p. 360

Ralph R. Covell, The Liberating Gospel in China: The Christian Faith among China’s Minority Peoples
Reviewed by Jessie G. Lutz — p. 364

Christopher Cullen, Astronomy and Mathematics in Ancient China: The Zhou Bi Suan Jing
Reviewed by Mary Tiles — p. 367

Dai Qing and Xue Weijia, editors, Shui de Changjiang: Fazhan zhong de Zhongguo neng fou chengdan sanxia gongcheng? (Whose Yangzi: Can a developing China afford to undertake the Three Gorges Dam project?)
Reviewed by Wen-yu Cheng — p. 370

Deborah S. Davis, Richard Kraus, Barry Naughton, and Elizabeth Perry, editors, Urban Space in Contemporary China: The Potential for Autonomy and Community in Post-Mao China
Reviewed by Reginald Yin-Wang Kwok — p. 376

Ruth W. Dunnell, The Great State of White and High: Buddhism and State Formation in Eleventh-Century Xia
Reviewed by Paul J. Smith — p. 380

Edward L. Farmer, Zhu Yuanzhang and Early Ming Legislation: The Reordering of Chinese Society Following the Era of Mongol Rule
Reviewed by John W. Dardess — p. 386

Zhengyuan Fu, China’s Legalists: The Earliest Totalitarians and Their Art of Ruling
Reviewed by Yang Guobin — p. 389

Shangquan Gao, China’s Economic Reform
Reviewed by Chu-yuan Cheng — p. 396

Hill Gates, China’s Motor: A Thousand Years of Petty Capitalism
Reviewed by Edward H. Kaplan — p. 400

Piper Rae Gaubatz, Beyond the Great Wall: Urban Form and Transformation on the Chinese Frontiers
Reviewed by Alison Dray-Novey — p. 406

Howard Gensler, Auditing Standards of the People’s Republic of China
Reviewed by David C. Yang — p. 347

Harumi Goto-Shibata, Japan and Britain in Shanghai, 1925-1931
Reviewed by Nicholas R. Clifford — p. 409

Guo Xiaowen, editor in chief, Case Studies of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration: International Trade Disputes
Reviewed by Clyde D. Stoltenberg — p. 412

William J. Haas, China Voyager
Reviewed by David Flynn — p. 416

J. B. Harley and David Woodward, editors, The History of Cartography. Volume 2, Book 2, Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian Societies
Reviewed by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt — p. 422

Stephen G. Haw, A Traveller’s History of China
Reviewed by Kenneth J. Hammond — p. 426

John Hay, editor, Boundaries in China
Reviewed by Richard John Lynn — p. 428

Ruth Hayhoe and Julia Pan, editors, East-West Dialogue in Knowledge and Higher Education
Reviewed by Irving Epstein — p. 430

Peter D. Hershock, Liberating Intimacy: Enlightenment and Social Virtuosity in Ch’an Buddhism
Reviewed by Joseph McKeon — p. 433

D. R. Howland, Borders of Chinese Civilization: Geography and History at Empire’s End
Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel — p. 439

Ping-Chun Hsiung, Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan
Reviewed by J. Bruce Jacobs — p. 441

Shiping Hua, Scientism and Humanism: Two Cultures in Post-Mao China (1978-1989)
Reviewed by Timothy Cheek — p. 443

Chin-shing Huang, Philosophy, Philology, and Politics in Eighteenth-Century China: Li Fu and the Lu-Wang School under the Ch’ing
Reviewed by Pei Huang — p. 446

Alastair Iain Johnston, Cultural Realism: Strategic Culture and Grand Strategy in Chinese History
Reviewed by David A. Graff — p. 450

Anne Behnken Kinney, editor, Chinese Views of Childhood
Reviewed by Thomas H. C. Lee — p. 454

Paul Kjellberg and Philip J. Ivanhoe, editors, Essays on Skepticism, Relativism, and Ethics in the Zhuangzi
Reviewed by Dan Robins — p. 458

Paul R. Kleindorfer, Howard C. Kunreuther, and David S. Hong, editors, Energy, Environment and the Economy: Asian Perspectives
Reviewed by Lester Ross — p. 464

Reginald Yin-Wang Kwok and Alvin Y. So, editors, The Hong Kong-Guangdong Link: Partnership in Flux
Reviewed by C. P. Lo — p. 467

Luke S. K. Kwong, T’an Ssu-t’ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer
Reviewed by Paul Katz — p. 471

Stefan Landsberger, Chinese Propaganda Posters: From Revolution to Modernization
Reviewed by Ellen Johnston Laing — p. 474

Tse-Kang Leng, The Taiwan-China Connection: Democracy and Development across the Taiwan Strait
Reviewed by Kwong-leung Tang — p. 480

Alan P. L. Liu, Mass Politics in the Peoples Republic: State and Society in Contemporary China
Reviewed by Kwong-leung Tang — p. 480

Donald S. Lopez, Jr., editor, Religions of China in Practice. Princeton Readings in Religions
Reviewed by Jordan Paper — p. 484

Kam Louie and Louise Edwards, editors and translators, Censored by Confucius: Ghost Stories by Yuan Mei
Reviewed by John Allen Tucker — p. 487

Robert M. Marsh, The Great Transformation: Social Change in Taipei: Taiwan since the 1960s
Reviewed by Hill Gates — p. 495

Brian G. Martin, The Shanghai Green Gang: Politics and Organized Crime, 1919-1937
Reviewed by William Wei — p. 498

Terry McKinley, The Distribution of Wealth in Rural China
Reviewed by Ben Stavis — p. 500

Jonathan Pease, Wang An-kuo’s Jade Rewards and Millet Dream
Reviewed by Stuart H. Sargent — p. 502

Elizabeth J. Perry, editor, Putting Class in Its Place: Worker Identities in East Asia
Reviewed by Jeanne L. Wilson — p. 512

Richard T. Phillips, China Since 1911
Reviewed by A. Tom Grunfeld — p. 516

Richard Pomfret, Asian Economies in Transition: Reforming Centrally Planned Economies
Reviewed by Karl Fields — p. 518

John Ravenhill, editor, China, Korea and Taiwan
Reviewed by Sumner J. La Croix — p. 520

J.A.G. Roberts, A History of China. Volume 1, Prehistory to c. 1800
Reviewed by John Lee — p. 523

Ralph D. Sawyer and Mei-chn Lee Sawyer, translators and commentators, Ling Ch’i Ching: A Classic Chinese Oracle
Reviewed by Kenneth Goodall — p. 526

Gerald Segal and Richard H. Yang, editors, Chinese Economic Reform: The Impact on Security
Reviewed by Benjamin C. Ostrov — p. 530

Peter J. Seybolt, Throwing the Emperor from His Horse: Portrait of a Village Leader in China, 1923-1995
Reviewed by Nicole Constable — p. 534

Jenny F. So and Emma C. Bunker, Traders and Raiders on China’s Northern Frontier
Reviewed by Alfonz Lengyel — p. 537

Paul Steidlmeier, Strategic Management of the China Venture
Reviewed by Yadong Luo — p. 539

Robert G. Sutter, with the assistance of Seong-Eun Choi, Shaping China’s Future in World Affairs: The Role of the United States
Reviewed by Noel H. Pugach — p. 542

On Kit Tam, editor, Financial Reform in China
Reviewed by David C. Yang — p. 347

Hoyt Cleveland Tillman and Stephen H. West, editors, China under Jurchen Rule: Essays on Chin Intellectual and Cultural History
Reviewed by Chia Ning — p. 547

Maghiel van Crevel, Language Shattered: Contemporary Chinese Poetry and Duoduo
Reviewed by Andrea D. Lingenfelter — p. 553

Denyse Verschuur-Basse, Chinese Women Speak
Reviewed by Vivian-Lee Nyitray — p. 557

Richard von Glahn, Fountain of Fortune: Money and Monetary Policy in China, 1000-1700
Reviewed by Brian Moloughney — p. 560

Jing Wang, High Culture Fever: Politics, Aesthetics and Ideology in Deng’s China
Reviewed by Charles Burton — p. 564

William Watson, The Arts of China to A.D. 900
Reviewed by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt — p. 567

C. Martin Wilbur, China in My Life: A Historian’s Own History
Reviewed by Donald A. Jordan — p. 570

Douglas Wile, Lost T’ai-chi Classics of the Late Ch’ing Dynasty
Reviewed by Stanley E. Henning — p. 572

Alan T. Wood, Limits to Autocracy: From Sung Neo-Confucianism to a Doctrine of Political Rights
Reviewed by Lynn Struve — p. 578

Sally Hovey Wriggins, Xuanzang: A Buddhist Pilgrim on the Silk Road
Reviewed by Michael R. Drompp — p. 581

Yenna Wu, The Chinese Virago: A Literary Theme
Reviewed by Grace S. Fong — p. 583

Joseph K. S. Yick, Making Urban Revolution in China: The CCP-GMD Struggle for Beiping-Tianjin, 1945-1949
Reviewed by L. Eve Armentrout Ma — p. 586

Yingjin Zhang, The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Film: Configurations of Space, Time, and Gender
Reviewed by Paul B. Foster — p. 588

Quansheng Zhao, Interpreting Chinese Foreign Policy: The Micro-Macro Linkage Approach
Reviewed by Gerald Chan — p. 593

Suisheng Zhao, Power by Design: Constitution-making in Nationalist China
Reviewed by J. Megan Greene — p. 596

Zheng Yi, Scarlet Memorial: Tales of Cannibalism in Modern China
Reviewed by Key Ray Chong — p. 599

Kate Xiao Zhou, How the Farmers Changed China: Power of the People
Reviewed by Eric Harwit — p. 603