China Review International, vol. 8, no. 1 (2001)

CRI initialThis issue is available online at Project Muse.


“Like Kissing through a Handkerchief”: Traduttore Traditore (a review of Lydia Liu, editor, Tokens of Exchange: The Problem of Translation in Global Circulations)
Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel, 1

Göran Malmqvist, Bernhard Karlgren: Ett Forskarporträtt
Reviewed by Lothar von Falkenhausen, 15

Second-Language Studies and College-level Chinese Language Textbooks in the U.S.
By Cynthia Y. Ning, 34


Roger T. Ames, editor, Wandering at Ease in the Zhuangzi
Reviewed by John Allen Tucker, 57

Suzanne Wilson Barnett and Van Jay Symons, editors, Asia in the Undergraduate Curriculum: A Case for Asian Studies in Liberal Arts Education
Reviewed by Renqiu Yu, 65

Daniel A. Bell, East Meets West: Human Rights and Democracy in East Asia
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 69

Ko-lin Chin, Smuggled Chinese: Clandestine Immigration to the United States
Reviewed by Franklin Ng, 72

Julia Ching, The Religious Thought of Chu Hsi
Reviewed by Franklin J. Woo, 75

Pamela Kyle Crossley, The Translucent Mirror: History and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology
Reviewed by Jane Kate Leonard, 81

Kenneth Dean, Lord of the Three in One: The Spread of a Cult in Southeast China
Reviewed by Scott Lowe, 84

Wm. Theodore de Bary, Asian Values and Human Rights: A Confucian Communitarian Perspective
Reviewed by Haixia Wang Lan, 87

Wm. Theodore de Bary and Irene Bloom, compilers, Sources of Chinese Tradition, 2nd edition, vols. 1 and 2
Reviewed by Endymion Wilkinson, 93

Michael Dillon, China’s Muslim Hui Community: Migration, Settlement and Sects; Jonathan N. Lipman, Familiar Strangers: A History of Muslims in Northwest China
Reviewed by Linda Benson, 101

Joseph W. Esherick, editor, Remaking the Chinese City: Modernity and National Identity, 1900–1950
Reviewed by Parks M. Coble, 105

Heike Frick, Kunst und politische Artikulation: Die chinesische Karikatur 1934–1937
Reviewed by Barbara Mittler, 108

Jonathan Goldstein, editor, The Jews of China. Volume 2: A Sourcebook and Research Guide Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel, 112

Noël Golvers, editor, The Christian Mission in China in the Verbiest Era: Some Aspects of the Missionary Approach; Noël Golvers, François de Rougemont, S.J., Missionary in Ch’ang-shu (Chiang-nan): A Study of the Account Book (1674–1676) and the Elogium
Reviewed by Eugenio Menegon, 118

Peter N. Gregory and Daniel A. Getz, Jr. editors, Buddhism in the Sung
Reviewed by Joseph McKeon, 126

David L. Hall and Roger T. Ames, The Democracy of the Dead: Dewey, Confucius, and the Hope for Democracy in China
Reviewed by Haixia Wang Lan, 129

Christiane Hammer and Bernhard Führer, editors, Tradition und Moderne: Religion, Philosophie und Literatur in China—Referate der 7. Jahrestagung 1996 der Deutschen Vereinigung für Chinastudien
Reviewed by Nicolas Zufferey, 133

William C. Hannas, with a foreword by John DeFrancis, Asia’s Orthographic Dilemma
Reviewed by Shou-hsin Teng, 139

Caroline Humphrey and David Sneath, The End of Nomadism? Society, State and the Environment in Inner Asia
Reviewed by Thomas Barfield, 142

Ji Fenghui, Haerbin xun gen (Seeking roots in Harbin)
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 148

Charles Brewer Jones, Buddhism in Taiwan: Religion and the State, 1660–1990
Reviewed by David L. Wank, 150

Christoph Kaderas, Die Leishu der imperialen Bibliothek des Kaisers Qianlong (reg. 1736–1796): Untersuchungen zur chinesische Enzyklopädie (The leishu in the Imperial Library of the Qianlong Emperor [r. 1736–1796]: Investigations into the Chinese encyclopedia)
Reviewed by Hans van Ess, 154

Solomon M. Karmel, China and the People’s Liberation Army: Great Power or Struggling Developing State?
Reviewed by Herman Finley, 156

Norman Kutcher, Mourning in Late Imperial China: Filial Piety and the State
Reviewed by Candi K. Cann, 160

Hua R. Lan and Vanessa L. Fong, editors, Women in Republican China: A Sourcebook
Reviewed by Karen Gernant, 162

Chenyang Li, The Tao Encounters the West: Explorations in Comparative Philosophy
Reviewed by Qingjie James Wang, 165

James R. Lilley and David Shambaugh, editors, China’s Military Faces the Future
Reviewed by Richard Desjardins, 170

Hanchao Lu, Beyond the Neon Lights: Everyday Shanghai in the Early Twentieth Century
Reviewed by Nicholas Clifford, 175

Xiaobo Lu and Elizabeth J. Perry, editors, Danwei: The Changing Chinese Workplace in Historical and Comparative Perspective
Reviewed by Kwong-leung Tang, 179

Ka-ho Mok, Social and Political Development in Post-Reform China
Reviewed by Stephen K. Ma, 183

Ralf Moritz and Lee Ming-huei, editors, Der Konfuzianismus: Ursprünge—Entwicklungen—Perspektiven
Reviewed by Anne Philipp, 185

F. W. Mote, Imperial China, 900–1800
Reviewed by Edward L. Farmer, 188

Nan Huai-chin; translated by Thomas Cleary, The Story of Chinese Zen
Reviewed by Candi K. Cann, 193

Jean C. Oi and Andrew G. Walder, editors, Property Rights and Economic Reform in China
Reviewed by Pitman B. Potter, 196

Alexander Pantsov, The Bolsheviks and the Chinese Revolution, 1919–1927
Reviewed by Chen-kuan Chuang, 199

Bradly W. Reed, Talons and Teeth: County Clerks and Runners in the Qing Dynasty
Reviewed by Alison Dray-Novey, 207

Shelley Rigger, Politics in Taiwan: Voting for Democracy
Reviewed by John F. Copper, 212

Moss Roberts, translator, Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel / attributed to Luo Guanzhong
Reviewed by Michael Schimmelpfennig, 215

David Shambaugh, editor, Is China Unstable? Assessing the Factors
Reviewed by Thomas J. Bickford, 218

Dorothy J. Solinger, Contesting Citizenship in Urban China: Peasant Migrants, the State, and the Logic of the Market
Reviewed by Bernard Gallin, 220

Patricia Stranahan, Underground: The Shanghai Communist Party and the Politics of Survival, 1927–1937
Reviewed by Rhoda S. Weidenbaum, 223

Julia Strauss, Strong Institutions in Weak Polities: State Building in Republican China, 1927–1940
Reviewed by Xiaoqun Xu 225

Thilo, Thomas, Chang’an: Metropole Ostasiens und Weltstadt des Mittelalters 583–904. Teil 1: Die Stadtanlage
Reviewed by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt, 230

Roman Tomasic, editor, Company Law in East Asia
Reviewed by Clyde Stoltenberg, 233

Steve Tsang and Hung-mao Tien, editors, Democratization in Taiwan: Implications for China
Reviewed by Cal Clark, 237

Hartmut Walravens, Vincenz Hundhausen (1878–1955): Leben und Werk des Dichters, Druckers, Verlegers, Professors, Regisseurs und Anwalts in Peking
Reviewed by Annette Merker, 241

Hartmut Walravens, Julius Klaproth (1783–1835) Leben und Werk; Julius Klaproth (1783–1835): Briefe und Dokumente; Zur Geschichte der Ostasienwissenschaft: Abel Rémusat (1788–1832) und das Umfeld Julius Klaproth (1783–1835)
Reviewed by D. E. Mungello, 245

Joseph Cho Wang, The Chinese Garden; Special Issue on Chinese Gardens of Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes
Reviewed by Antoine Gournay, 251

Shaoguang Wang and Angang He, The Political Economy of Uneven Development: The Case of China
Reviewed by Sen-dou Chang, 254

Wang Zheng, Women in the Chinese Enlightenment: Oral and Textual Histories
Reviewed by Hui Wu, 257

Malcolm Warner, editor, Changing Workplace Relations in the Chinese Economy
Reviewed by Ronald Suleski, 261

Jackie West, Zhao Minghua, Chang Xiangqun, and Cheng Yuan, editors, Women of China: Economic and Social Transformation
Reviewed by Sarah L. Anderson, 266

Xin Peilin, Zhang Fengming, and Gao Xiaoyan, editors-in-chief, Heilongjiang kaifa shi (A history of the development of Heilongjiang)
Reviewed by Patrick Fuliang Shan, 273

Yu Weichao, editor-in-chief, A Journey into China’s Antiquity, Volumes 1–4
Reviewed by Elizabeth Childs-Johnson, 275