China Review International, vol. 6, no. 2 (1999)

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Yu, Anthony C., Rereading The Stone: Desire and the Making of Fiction in Dream of the Red Chamber
Reviewed by John Minford, p. 307

Academia Encounters the Chinese Martial Arts
By Stanley E. Henning, p. 319

The Study of Chinese Philosophy in the West: A Bibliographic Introduction
By Karel van der Leeuw, p. 332


Barrett, Thomas, ed., China, Marxism, and Democracy: Selections from October Review
Reviewed by Stephen Philion, p. 373

Benson, Linda, and Ingvar Svanberg, China’s Last Nomads: The History and Culture of China’s Kazaks
Reviewed by Larry N. Shyu, p. 378

Benton, Gregor, and Frank N. Pieke, editors, The Chinese in Europe
Reviewed by Gary G. Hamilton, p. 380

Bergère, Marie-Claire. Sun Yat-sen
Reviewed by Parks M. Coble, p. 382

Bokenkamp, Stephen R., Early Daoist Scriptures
Reviewed by Barbara Hendrischke, p. 386

Buckley, Roger, Hong Kong: The Road to 1997
Reviewed by Danny S. L. Paau, p. 392

Cao, Chang-ching, and James D. Seymour, eds., Tibet through Dissident Chinese Eyes: Essays on Self-Determination
Reviewed by June Teufel Dreyer, p. 394

Chan, Sin-wai, A Topical Bibliography of Translation and Interpretation: Chinese-English, English-Chinese
Reviewed by Eugene Chen Eoyang, p. 396

Chang, Leo S., and Yu Feng, The Four Political Treatises of the Yellow Emperor
Reviewed by Robert Eno, p. 399 Available from UH Press

Cheng, Hsüeh-li, New Essays in Chinese Philosophy
Reviewed by Michael R. Martin, p. 404

Christensen, Thomas J., Useful Adversaries: Grand Strategy, Domestic Mobilization, and Sino-American Conflict, 1947-1958
Reviewed by John D. Becker, p. 408

Chu, Chauncey Cheng-hsi, A Discourse Grammar of Mandarin Chinese
Reviewed by Scott McGinnis, p. 410

Chung, Stephanie Po-yin, Chinese Business Groups in Hong Kong and Political Change in South China, 1900-1925
Reviewed by Robert Paul Gardella, p. 413

Cole, Alan, Mothers and Sons in Chinese Buddhism
Reviewed by Linda Penkower, p. 416

De Bary, William Theodore, Asian Values and Human Rights: A Confucian Communitarian Perspective
Reviewed by Sor-Hoon Tan, p. 421

Engelfriet, Peter M., Euclid in China: The Genesis of the First Chinese Translation of Euclid’s Elements, Books I-VI (Jihe yuanben, Beijing, 1607) and Its Reception up to 1723
Reviewed by Mary Tiles, p. 426

Faure, Bernard, The Will to Orthodoxy: A Critical Genealogy of Northern Chan Buddhism
Reviewed by Joseph McKeon, p. 430

Forte, Antonino, The Hostage An Shigao and His Offspring: An Iranian Family in China
Reviewed by Albert Welter, p. 434

Galikowski, Maria, Art and Politics in China, 1949-1984
Reviewed by Teresa Chi-Ching Sun, p. 439

Gao, James Zheng, Meeting Technology’s Advance: Social Change in China and Zimbabwe in the Railway Age
Reviewed by David Pong, p. 444

Hall, David L., and Roger T. Ames, Thinking From the Han: Self, Truth, and Transcendence in Chinese and Western Culture
Reviewed by Deirdre Sabina Knight, p. 449

Huang, Yiping, Agricultural Reform in China: Getting Institutions Right
Reviewed by Gregory Veeck, p. 452

Jeans, Roger B., Jr., Democracy and Socialism in Republican China: The Politics of Zhang Junmai (Carsun Chang), 1906-1941
Reviewed by Ta-ling Lee, p. 456

Jensen, Lionel M., Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions and Universal Civilization
Reviewed by Min-sun Chen, p. 459

Khoon, Tan Loke, and Clifford Borg-Marks, Trade Mark Law in the People’s Republic of China
Reviewed by Pitman B. Potter, p. 462

Li, Bozhong, Agricultural Development in Jiangnan, 1620-1850
Reviewed by Hugh R. Clark, p. 464

Li, Wei, The Chinese Staff System: A Mechanism for Bureaucratic Control and Integration
Reviewed by Oded Shenkar, p. 469

Lin, Duan, Konfuzianische Ethik und Legitimation der Herrschaft im alten China: Eine Auseinandersetzung mit der vergleichenden Soziologie Max Webers
Reviewed by Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer, p. 471

Lindau, Juan David, and Timothy Cheek, eds. Market Economics and Political Change
Reviewed by Maria Chan Morgan, p. 473

Liou, Kuotsai Tom, Managing Economic Reforms in Post-Mao China
Reviewed by Alfred John Herschede, p. 478

MacKinnon, John Ramsay (text), and Nigel Hicks (photos), Wild China
Reviewed by Robert P. Weller, p. 481

Madsen, Richard, China’s Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society
Reviewed by David L. Wank, p. 482

Madsen, Richard, China’s Catholics: Tragedy and Hope in an Emerging Civil Society
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, p. 487

Mann, Jim, About Face: A History of America’s Curious Relationship with China from Nixon to Clinton
Reviewed by Edward Friedman, p. 490

McElroy, Michael B., Chris P. Nielsen, and Peter Lydon, Energizing China: Reconciling Environmental Protection and Economic Growth
Reviewed by George P. Jan, p. 497

Misra, Kalpana, From Post-Maoism to Post-Marxism: The Erosion of Official Ideology in Deng’s China
Reviewed by John A. Rapp, p. 504

Palmer, Martin, tr., The Book of Chuang Tzu
Reviewed by John Dye, p. 507

Pan, Yihong, Son of Heaven and Heavenly Qaghan: Sui-Tang China and Its Neighbors
Reviewed by Victor Cunrui Xiong, p. 511

Pas, Julian F., with Man Kam Leung, Historical Dictionary of Taoism
Reviewed by Judith M. Boltz, p. 514

Porter, Deborah Lynn, From Deluge to Discourse: Myth, History, and the Generation of Chinese Fiction
Reviewed by Patricia Angela Sieber, p. 518

Qian, Wenbao, Rural-Urban Migration and Its Impact on Economic Development in China
Reviewed by Laurence J. C. Ma, p. 520

Schneider, Axel, Wahrheit und Geschichte: Zwei chinesische Historiker auf der Suche nach einer modernen Identität für China
Reviewed by Brian Moloughney, p. 522

Schwarcz, Vera, Bridge across Broken Time: Chinese and Jewish Cultural Memory
Reviewed by Maram Epstein, p. 527

Scott, Ian, ed., Institutional Change and the Political Transition in Hong Kong
Reviewed by Kerrie L. Macpherson, p. 530

Seymour, James D., and Richard Anderson, New Ghosts, Old Ghosts: Prisons and Labor Reform Camps in China
Reviewed by Pitman B. Potter, p. 534

Valencia, Mark J., Jon M. Van Dyke, and Noel A. Ludwig, Sharing the Resources of the South China Sea
Reviewed by James C. F. Wang, p. 537 Available from UH Press

Wagner, Donald B., The Traditional Chinese Iron Industry and Its Modern Fate
Reviewed by Eric Harwit, p. 540

Wakefield, David, Fenjia: Household Division and Inheritance in Qing and Republican China
Reviewed by Robert J. Antony, p. 542 Available from UH Press

Wang, Ban, The Sublime Figure of History: Aesthetics and Politics in Twentieth-Century China
Reviewed by Richard Kraus, p. 544

Wang, Po, Laozi sixiang de shiguan tese (The characteristics of a court historian in Laozi’s thought)
Reviewed by Wim de Reu, p. 546

Wei, Ching-sheng, The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings
Reviewed by Wei-chin Lee, p. 550

West, Andrew Christopher, Catalogue of the Morrison Collection of Chinese Books
Reviewed by Beatrice S. Bartlett, p. 553

Wong, J. Y., Deadly Dreams: Opium, Imperialism, and the Arrow War (1856-1860) in China
Reviewed by Thomas D. Reins, p. 555

Yang, Benjamin, Deng: A Political Biography
Reviewed by Rhoda S. Weidenbaum, p. 559

Yang, Dali L., Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China
Reviewed by Kristen Diane Parris, p. 561

Ye, Wa., and Joseph W. Esherick, Chinese Archives: An Introductory Guide
Reviewed by Nelson Chou, p. 564

Yeh, Wen-Hsin, ed., Wartime Shanghai
Reviewed by Chang-tai Hung, p. 565

Yin, Hung, Shiji zhuanzhe shiqi de Zhongguo yingshi wenhua (Film and television culture in China on the eve of the new millenium)
Reviewed by Zhiwei Xiao, p. 569

Zhu, Fang, Gun Barrel Politics: Party-Army Relations in Mao’s China
Reviewed by Stephen R. MacKinnon, p. 572