Volume 16, Number 4, 2009

Table of Contents

Features

Why Shanghai? On Engagement and Empiricism in the Field of Chinese Urban History

pp. 419-439
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China's Soft Power: The Case for a Critical and Multidimensional Approach

pp. 439-455
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The China Legal Development Yearbook (review)

pp. 456-458
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Reviews

China's Millions: The China Inland Mission and Late Qing Society, 1832–1905, and: Across China's Gobi: The Lives of Evangeline French, Mildred Cable, and Francesca French of the China Inland Mission, and: Upstream Odyssey: An American in China, 1895–1944, and: Missions to China's Heartland: The Letters of Hazel Todd of the China Inland Mission, 1920–1941, and: A Foreign Missionary on the Long March: The Memoirs of Arnolis Hayman of the China Inland Mission (review)

pp. 459-490
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"In and Outside the Square: The Sky and the Power of Belief in Ancient China and the World, c. 4500 b.c. a.d. 200." (review)

pp. 491-493
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China's Future Nuclear Submarine Force (review)

pp. 494-501
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Xun Xu and the Politics of Precision in Third-Century a.d. China (review)

pp. 501-506
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Qing Governors and Their Provinces: The Evolution of Territorial Administration in China, 1644–1796 (review)

pp. 506-510
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A Critical History of Classical Chinese Philosophy (review)

pp. 511-517
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A History of Contemporary Chinese Literature (Zhongguo dangdai wenxueshi) (review)

pp. 517-521
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Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange (review)

pp. 521-526
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The Mozi. A Complete Translation (review)

pp. 526-531
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Surviving Nirvana: Death of the Buddha in Chinese Visual Culture (review)

pp. 531-533
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China's Cosmopolitan Empire: The Tang Dynasty (review)

pp. 533-536
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U.S.-China Educational Exchange: State, Society, and Intercultural Relations (review)

pp. 536-541
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A History of the Modern Chinese Army (review)

pp. 542-544
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Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-Garde Art and Independent Cinema (review)

pp. 544-549
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Fishing Wars and Environmental Change in Late Imperial and Modern China (review)

pp. 549-552
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The Making of a Savior Bodhisattva: Dizang in Medieval China (review)

pp. 553-556
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Migration and Social Protection in China (review)

pp. 556-559
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Encyclopedia of Modern China (review)

pp. 559-562
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Power of Place: The Religious Landscape of the Southern Sacred Peak (Nanyue 南嶽) in Medieval China (review)

pp. 562-564
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Southeast Asian Studies in China (review)

pp. 564-568
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How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China (review)

pp. 568-572
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Confucian Pragmatism as the Art of Contextualizing Personal Experience and World (review)

pp. 572-575
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The China Environment Yearbook: Volume 3, Crises and Opportunities (review)

pp. 576-578
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Fundamentals of Chinese Characters (review)

pp. 579-585
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Technological Empowerment: The Internet, State, and Society in China, and: The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online (review)

pp. 585-588
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Works Received

Works Received

pp. 589-591
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