Volume 16, Number 2, 2009

Table of Contents

Features

China's Rising Presence in Africa

pp. 155-159
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Continuing the Reevaluation: Four Studies of the Cultural Revolution

pp. 160-165
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Reviews

Configurations of the Real in Chinese Literary and Aesthetic Modernity (review)

pp. 166-169
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Beyond the May Fourth Paradigm: In Search of Chinese Modernity (review)

pp. 170-172
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Chinese Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Decision-Making: Confucianism, Leadership and War (review)

pp. 173-176
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Thinking with Cases: Specialist Knowledge in Chinese Cultural History (review)

pp. 176-179
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Out of the Cloister: Literati Perspectives on Buddhism in Sung China, 960-1279 (review)

pp. 179-185
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Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change (review)

pp. 185-189
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Amid the Clouds and Mist: China's Colonization of Guizhou, 1200-1700 (review)

pp. 190-197
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Culture in the Contemporary PRC (review)

pp. 197-201
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Rorty, Pragmatism, and Confucianism: With Responses by Richard Rorty (review)

pp. 201-209
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Trauma and Transcendence in Early Qing Literature (review)

pp. 210-215
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Sinofilerna: Kinakunskap, samlande och politik från Sven Hedin till Jan Myrdal (The sinophiles: China studies, collecting and politics from Sven Hedin to Jan Myrdal) (review)

pp. 216-219
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Revolution of the Heart: A Genealogy of Love in China, 1900-1950 (review)

pp. 219-223
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Unemployment in China: Economy, Human Resources and Labour Markets (review)

pp. 223-226
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The China Environment Yearbook (2005): Crisis and Breakthrough of China's Environment (review)

pp. 227-229
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中国大陆改革开放新词语 Zhongguo dalu gaige kaifang xin ciyu (A glossary of new political terms of the People's Republic of China in the post-reform era) (review)

pp. 230-232
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Fighting Famine in North China: State, Market, and Environmental Decline, 1690s-1990s (review)

pp. 233-239
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China Illustrata Nova: Sino-Western Relations, Conceptions of China, Cultural Influences and the Development of Sinology Disclosed in Western Printed Books 1477-1877 (review)

pp. 240-242
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The Politics of Cross-Border Crime in Greater China: Case Studies of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao (review)

pp. 242-245
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Postsocialist Modernity: Chinese Cinema, Literature, and Criticism in the Market Age (review)

pp. 246-249
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The People's Peking Man (review)

pp. 250-252
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Das Songzetliche Quanzhou im Spannungsfeld zwischen Zentralregierung und Maritimem Handel: Unerwartete Konsequenzen des Zentralstaatlichen Zugriffs auf den Reichtum einer Küstenregion (Quanzhou caught between central government and maritime trade during the Song period: Unexpected consequences of the central state's grasp on the wealth of a coastal region) (review)

pp. 253-259
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For Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors: The Chinese Tradition of Paper Offerings (review)

pp. 259-263
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The Making of the Chinese State: Ethnicity and Expansion in the Ming Borderlands (review)

pp. 264-266
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The Art of Doing Good: Charity in Late Ming China (review)

pp. 266-270
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Origins of the Chinese Avant-Garde: The Modern Woodcut Movement (review)

pp. 271-275
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Joining the Global Public: Word, Image, and City in Early Chinese Newspapers, 1870-1910 (review)

pp. 276-281
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Contextualization of Christianity in China: An Evaluation in Modern Perspective (review)

pp. 281-284
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Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Foreign Language: A Pedagogical Grammar (review)

pp. 284-288
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Chinese Human Smuggling Organizations: Families, Social Networks, and Cultural Imperatives (review)

pp. 288-291
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Works Received

p. 292
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