Volume 38, 2008

Table of Contents

  From the Editor

pp. v-vi

Articles

  Shipping, Customs Procedures, and the Foreign Community: The 'Pingzhou ketan' on Aspects of Guangzhou's Maritime Economy in the Late Eleventh Century

pp. 1-38

  Employing the Right Kind of Men: The Role of Cosmological Argumentation in the Qingli Reforms

pp. 39-98

  The Great Wall and Conceptualizations of the Border Under the Northern Song

pp. 99-138

Research Reports

  "Goose File" Formation: What Does It Look Like?

pp. 139-160

  The "Goose File" Formation

pp. 142-157

  Appendix: Published Writings of Professor Tsang Shui-lung

pp. 158-160

State of the Field Reports

  Prosopography and its Potential for Middle Period Research

pp. 161-201

  Bibliography of Song Studies in Japan (2007)

p. 203

  The Study of Song Urban History in Japan since the 1980s

pp. 203-228

  Bibliography of Song Studies in Japan (2007)

pp. 229-258

Reviews

  Emperor Huizong and Late Northern Song China: The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics (review)

pp. 259-267

  The Writing of Weddings in Middle-Period China: Text and Ritual Practice in the Eighth through Fourteenth Centuries (review)

pp. 268-271

  Unbounded Loyalty: Frontier Crossings in Liao China (review)

pp. 272-277

  Out of the Cloister: Literati Perspectives on Buddhism in Sung China, 960–1279 (review)

pp. 277-285

  Portrait of a Community: Society, Culture, and the Structures of Kinship in the Mulan River Valley (Fujian) from the Late Tang through the Song (review)

pp. 285-292

News & Notes

  News and Notes

pp. 293-294