China Review International

China Review International
Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 2005

CONTENTS

Features

    Sivin, Nathan.
  • Science and Civilisation in China. Volume 7, The Social Background. Part 2, General Conclusions and Reflections (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Needham, Joseph, 1900- Science and civilisation in China.
    • Robinson, Kenneth, 1917-
    • Huang, Ray.
    • Science -- China -- History.
    Hegel, Robert E., 1943-
  • Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Theiss, Janet M., 1964- Disgraceful matters: the politics of chastity in eighteenth-century China.
    • Chastity.
    Wyatt, Don J.
  • Transmitters and Creators: Chinese Commentators and Commentaries on the Analects (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Makeham, John, 1955- Transmitters and creators: Chinese commentators and commentaries on the analects.
    • Confucius. Lun yu.
    Morgan, Jamie.
  • The Local in the Global: Understanding, Explanation, and System
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    Subject Headings:
    • Feuchtwang, Stephan, ed. Making place: state projects, globalisation and local responses in China.
    • Group identity -- China.
    Xie, Shaobo.
  • Getting Beyond the Boundaries: Zhuangzi's Ethics of Otherness
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    Subject Headings:
    • Coutinho, Steve, 1963- Zhuangzi and early Chinese philosophy: vagueness, transformation, and paradox.
    • Zhuangzi. Nanhua jing.
    Ng, On Cho, 1953-
  • Liangzhi xue de zhankai--Wang Longxi yu zhongwan Ming de Yangming xue (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peng, Guoxiang, 1969- Liang zhi xue de zhan kai: Wang Longxi yu zhong wan Ming de Yangming xue.
    • Wang, Ji, 1498-1583.

Response & Reply

    Terrill, Ross.
  • Response to Franklin Woo's Review of The New Chinese Empire and What It Means for the United States
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    Subject Headings:
    • Woo, Franklin J. New Chinese empire: and what it means for the United States (review)
    • Terrill, Ross. New Chinese empire: and what it means for the United States.
    • China -- History -- 1976-2002.
    Woo, Franklin J.
  • Reply to Ross Terrill
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    Subject Headings:
    • Terrill, Ross. Response to Franklin Woo's review of The new Chinese empire and what it means for the United States.
    • China -- History -- 1976-2002.

Reviews

    Burkus-Chasson, Anne.
  • Fu Shan's World: The Transformation of Chinese Calligraphy in the Seventeenth Century (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bai, Qianshen. Fu Shan's world: the transformation of Chinese calligraphy in the seventeenth century.
    • Fu, Shan, 1606-1684 -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Godley, Jenny.
  • Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bao, Jiemin. Marital acts: gender, sexuality, and identity among the Chinese Thai diaspora.
    • Chinese -- Kinship -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
    Eno, Robert, 1949-
  • Mencius on Becoming Human (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Behuniak, James. Mencius on becoming human.
    • Mencius. Mengzi.
    Campany, Robert Ford, 1959-
  • Patterns of Disengagement: The Practice and Portrayal of Reclusion in Early Medieval China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berkowitz, Alan J. Patterns of disengagement: the practice and portrayal of reclusion in early medieval China.
    • China -- Intellectual life.
    Ye, Tan.
  • Island on the Edge: Taiwan Cinema and After (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Berry, Chris, 1959-, ed. Island on the edge: Taiwan new cinema and after.
    • Lu, Feiyi, ed.
    • Motion pictures -- Taiwan -- History.
    Gabriel, Satyananda J., 1957-
  • The Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional Change (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bian, Morris L., 1961- Making of the state enterprise system in modern China: the dynamics of institutional change.
    • Government business enterprises -- China -- History -- 20th century.
    Pollard, Vincent Kelly, 1944-
  • Génération perdue: Le mouvement d'envoi des jeunes instruits à la campagne en Chine, 1968-1980 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bonnin, Michel. Génération perdue: le mouvement d'envoi des jeunes instruits à la campagne en Chine, 1968-1980.
    • Youth -- China -- Political activity.
    Kornicki, Peter F. (Peter Francis)
  • Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Brokaw, Cynthia Joanne, ed. Printing and book culture in late Imperial China.
    • Chow, Kai-wing, 1951-, ed.
    • Publishers and publishing -- China -- History.
    Zhang, Yongjin.
  • China's Economic Power House: Economic Reform in Guangdong Province (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Bui, Tung X., 1953-, ed. China's economic powerhouse: reform in Guangdong Province.
    • Guangdong Sheng (China) -- Economic policy.
    Cooper, Eugene, 1947-
  • China along the Yellow River: Reflections on Rural Society (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Cao, Jinqing. China along the Yellow River: reflections on rural society.
    • Harman , Nicky, tr.
    • Huang, Ruhua, tr.
    • Rural development -- China -- Henan Sheng.
    Huntington, Rania.
  • Collecting the Self: Body and Identity in Strange Tale Collections of Late Imperial China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chiang, Sing-chen Lydia. Collecting the self: body and identity in strange tale collections of late imperial China.
    • Horror tales, Chinese -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
    Hu, Minghui.
  • Drawing Boundaries: Architectural Images in Qing China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Chung, Anita. Drawing boundaries: architectural images in Qing China.
    • Architecture in art.
    Wright, Suzanne, 1966-
  • Elegant Debts: The Social Art of Wen Zhengming, 1470-1559 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Clunas, Craig. Elegant debts: the social art of Wen Zhengming.
    • Wen Zhengming.
    Witek, John W.
  • La fábrica de las ilusiones: Los Jesuitas y la difusión de la perspectiva lineal en China, (1698-1766) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Corsi, Elisabetta. Fábrica de las ilusiones: los jesuitas y la difusión de la perspectiva lineal en China (1698-1766)
    • Art, Chinese -- Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1912.
    Li, Wang.
  • The Sacred Village: Social Change and Religious Life in Rural North China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • DuBois, Thomas David, 1969- Sacred village: social change and religious life in rural north China.
    • Cangzhou (China) -- Religious life and customs.
    Parkes, Graham, 1949-
  • The Retreat of the Elephants: An Environmental History of China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Elvin, Mark. Retreat of the elephants: an environmental history of China.
    • Human ecology -- China -- History.
    Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Susanne.
  • Obedient Autonomy: Chinese Intellectuals and the Achievement of Orderly Life (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Evasdottir, Erika E. S., 1968- Obedient autonomy: Chinese intellectuals and the achievement of orderly life.
    • Interpersonal relations -- China.
    Morris, Robert J.
  • National Security and Fundamental Freedoms: Hong Kong's Article 23 under Scrutiny (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Fu, Hualing, ed. National security and fundamental freedoms: Hong Kong's Article 23 under scrutiny.
    • Petersen, Carole, ed.
    • Young, Simon N. M., ed.
    • National security -- Law and legislation -- China -- Hong Kong.
    Ess, Hans van.
  • Antikchinesisches Kalendarwesen: Die Rekonstruktion der chunqiu-zeitlichen Kalendar des Fürstentums Lu und der Zhou-Könige (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gassmann, Robert H., 1946- Antikchinesisches Kalendarwesen: die Rekonstruktion der chunqiu-zeitlichen Kalendar des Fürstentums Lu und der Zhou-Könige.
    • Calendar, Chinese -- History.
    Sutter, Robert G.
  • Constructing the U.S. Rapprochement with China, 1961-1974: From "Red Menace" to "Tacit Ally" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Goh, Evelyn. Constructing the U.S. rapprochement with China, 1961-1974: from "red menace" to "tacit ally".
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
    Soon, Derek Heng Thiam.
  • Chinese Business in Southeast Asia: Contesting Cultural Explanations, Researching Entrepreneurship (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gomez, Edmund Terence, ed. Chinese business in Southeast Asia: contesting cultural explanations, researching entrepreneurship.
    • Xiao, Xinhuang, ed.
    • Business enterprises -- Southeast Asia -- History -- 20th century.
    Minehan, Bridie Andrews.
  • A Chinese Physician: Wang Ji and the "Stone Mountain Medical Case Histories" (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Grant, Joanna, 1970- Chinese physician: Wang Ji and the "Stone Mountain medical case histories".
    • Wang, Ji, 1463-1539.
    Green, Judith, 1961-
  • China: A History of the Laws, Manners and Customs of the People (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Gray, John Henry, 1828-1890. China: a history of the laws, manners and customs of the people.
    • China.
    Evans, Megan.
  • Ritual Opera and Mercantile Lineage: The Confucian Transformation of Popular Culture in Late Imperial Huizhou (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guo, Qitao. Ritual opera and mercantile lineage: the Confucian transformation of popular culture in late Imperial Huizhou.
    • Mercantile system -- China -- Huizhou (Anhui Sheng)
    Gamer, Robert E., 1938-
  • State and Society in China's Democratic Transition: Confucianism, Leninism, and Economic Development (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Guo, Xiaoqin. State and society in China's democratic transition: Confucianism, Leninism, and economic development.
    • Democracy -- China.
    Wang, Ying.
  • Chinese Fiction of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hanan, Patrick. Chinese fiction of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: essays.
    • Chinese fiction -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 -- History and criticism.
    Shao, Dan.
  • The Man Awakened from Dreams: One Man's Life in a North China Village, 1857-1942 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Harrison, Henrietta. Man awakened from dreams: one man's life in a north China village, 1857-1942.
    • Harrison, Henrietta -- Travel -- China -- Chiqiao Village.
    Frazier, Mark W.
  • Labor Dispute Resolution in China: Implications for Labor Rights and Legal Reform (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ho, Virginia Harper. Labor dispute resolution in China: implications for labor rights and legal reform.
    • Labor disputes -- China.
    Cass, Victoria Baldwin.
  • Snakes Legs: Sequels, Continuations, Rewritings and Chinese Fiction (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Huang, Martin W., 1960-, ed. Snakes' legs: sequels, continuations, rewritings, and Chinese fiction.
    • Chinese fiction -- History and criticism.
    Qiu, Jack Linchuan.
  • China and the Internet: Politics of the Digital Leap Forward (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hughes, Christopher R., 1960-, ed. China and the Internet: politics and the digital leap forward.
    • Wacker, Gudrun, 1954-, ed.
    • Information technology -- Economic aspects -- China -- Congresses.
    Grunfeld, A. Tom.
  • On the Margins of Tibet: Cultural Survival on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kolas, Ashild. On the margins of Tibet: cultural survival on the Sino-Tibetan frontier.
    • Thowsen, Monika P.
    • Tibet (China) -- Civilization.
    McGrath, Jason Robert, 1975-
  • Consuming Literature: Best Sellers and the Commercialization of Literary Production in Contemporary China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Kong, Shuyu. Consuming literature: best sellers and the commercialization of literary production in contemporary China.
    • Publishers and publishing -- China.
    Goldin, Paul Rakita, 1972-
  • Xunzi and Early Chinese Naturalism (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lee, Janghee. Xunzi and early Chinese naturalism.
    • Xunzi, 340-245 B.C. -- Ethics.
    Cai, Rong, 1953-
  • Leaving the World to Enter the World: Han Shaogong and Chinese Root-Seeking Literature (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Leenhouts, Mark. Leaving the world to enter the world: Han Shaogong and Chinese root-seeking literature.
    • Han, Shaogong -- Criticism and interpretation.
    Leibold, Michael, 1962-
  • Partitur des Lebens: Die Liaofan si xun von Yuan Huang (1533-1606) (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lehnert, Martin. Partitur des Lebens: die Liaofan si xun von Yuan Huang (1533-1606)
    • Yuan, Liaofan, 1533-1606. Liaofan si xun.
    Li, Hongshan.
  • Bridging Minds across the Pacific: U.S.-China Educational Exchanges, 1978-2003 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Li, Cheng, 1956-, ed. Bridging minds across the Pacific: U.S.-China educational exchanges, 1978-2003.
    • Educational exchanges -- United States.
    Harrison, Henrietta.
  • Village Governance in North China 1875-1936 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Li, Huaiyin. Village governance in North China, 1875-1936.
    • Land value taxation -- China -- Huolu Xian.
    De Crespigny, Rafe.
  • The Men Who Governed Han China: Companion to A Biographical Dictionary of the Qin, Former Han and Xin Periods (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Loewe, Michael. Men who governed Han China: companion to A biographical dictionary of the Qin, former Han and Xin periods.
    • China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Biography.
    Visser, Robin.
  • Dismantling Time: Chinese Literature in the Age of Globalization (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lu, Jie, 1958- Dismantling time: Chinese literature in the age of globalization.
    • Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Udden, James.
  • Chinese-Language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lu, Sheldon H., ed. Chinese-language film: historiography, poetics, politics.
    • Yeh, Emilie Yueh-yu, ed.
    • Motion pictures -- China.
    Bai, Tongdong.
  • The Magnitude of Ming: Command, Allotment, and Fate in Chinese Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Lupke, Christopher, 1959-, ed. Magnitude of ming: command, allotment, and fate in Chinese culture.
    • Fate and fatalism.
    Jin, Qiu, 1956-
  • The Cultural Revolution in the Foreign Ministry of China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Ma, Jisen, 1933- Cultural revolution in the Foreign Ministry of China.
    • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976.
    Laamann, Lars Peter.
  • The Troublesome Legacy of Commissioner Lin: The Opium Trade and Opium Suppression in Fujian Province, 1820s to 1920s (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Madancy, Joyce A. Troublesome legacy of Commissioner Lin: the opium trade and opium suppression in Fujian Province, 1820s to 1920s.
    • Opium trade -- China -- Fujian Sheng -- History.
    Wilkinson, Endymion Porter.
  • Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mair, Victor H., 1943-, ed. Hawai'i reader in traditional Chinese culture.
    • Steinhardt, Nancy Shatzman, ed.
    • Goldin, Paul Rakita, 1972-, ed.
    • China -- Civilization -- Sources -- Textbooks.
    Kalmanson, Leah.
  • The Pristine Dao: Metaphysics in Early Daoist Discourse (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Michael, Thomas, 1966- Pristine Dao: metaphysics in early Daoist discourse.
    • Taoism.
    Liu, Judith, 1950-
  • Gentlemen's Prescriptions for Women's Lives: A Thousand Years of Biographies of Chinese Women (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Mou, Sherry J., 1954- Gentlemen's prescriptions for women's lives: a thousand years of biographies of Chinese women.
    • Women -- China -- Social conditions.
    Garner, Karen, 1956-
  • Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pun, Ngai, 1970- Made in China: women factory workers in a global workplace.
    • Women -- Employment -- China.
    Morris, Robert J.
  • China's Long March toward Rule of Law (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Peerenboom, R. P. (Randall P.), 1958- China's long march toward rule of law.
    • Rule of law -- China.
    Woo, Franklin J.
  • China Marches West: The Qing Conquest of Central Eurasia (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Perdue, Peter C., 1949- China marches west: the Qing conquest of Central Eurasia.
    • China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.
    Bentley, Jerry H., 1949-
  • Enemies of Civilization: Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Pu, Muzhou. Enemies of civilization: attitudes toward foreigners in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China.
    • Iraq -- Relations -- Foreign countries.
    González Chandía, Miguel Angel.
  • The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom: Rebellion and the Blasphemy of Empire (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Reilly, Thomas H., 1954- Taiping heavenly kingdom: rebellion and the blasphemy of empire.
    • China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864 -- Religious aspects.
    Bilik, Naran.
  • Modern Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars to Capitalists (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Rossabi, Morris. Modern Mongolia: from khans to commissars to capitalists.
    • Mongolia -- History -- 1990-
    Wang, Yiyan.
  • The Fragile Scholar: Power and Masculinity in Chinese Culture (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Song, Geng. Fragile scholar: power and masculinity in Chinese culture.
    • Chinese literature -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 -- History and criticism.
    Zhao, Gang.
  • The Qing Formation in World-Historical Time (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Struve, Lynn A., 1944-, ed. Qing formation in world-historical time.
    • China -- History -- 1644-1795 -- Congresses.
    Saussy, Haun, 1960-
  • Illuminations from the Past: Trauma, Memory, and History in Modern China (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wang, Ban, 1957- Illuminations from the past: trauma, memory, and history in modern China.
    • Popular culture -- China.
    Wishnick, Elizabeth.
  • Strategic Partners: Russian-Chinese Relations in the Post-Soviet Era (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wilson, Jeanne Lorraine, 1948- Strategic partners: Russian-Chinese relations in the post-Soviet era.
    • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- China.
    Azizian, Rouben.
  • Mending Fences: The Evolution of Moscow's China Policy from Brezhnev to Yeltsin (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wishnick, Elizabeth. Mending fences: the evolution of Moscow's China policy, from Brezhnev to Yeltsin.
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- China.
    Pettit, Jonathan.
  • Chinese Steles: Pre-Buddhist and Buddhist Use of a Symbolic Form (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Wong, Dorothy C. Chinese steles: pre-Buddhist and Buddhist use of a symbolic form.
    • Stele (Archaeology) -- China.
    Scoggin, Mary.
  • Private Life under Socialism: Love, Intimacy, and Family Change in a Chinese Village 1949-1999 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yan, Yunxiang, 1954- Private life under socialism: love, intimacy, and family change in a Chinese village, 1949-1999.
    • Family -- China -- Xiajia (Heilongjiang Sheng)
    Lin, Kun-Chin.
  • Remaking the Chinese Leviathan (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yang, Dali L. Remaking the Chinese leviathan: market transition and the politics of governance in China.
    • China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
    Eoyang, Eugene Chen.
  • Dragon-Carving and the Literary Mind (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Liu, Xie, ca. 465-ca. 522. Wen xin diao long.
    • Yang, Guobin, tr.
    • Zhou, Zhenfu, 1911- tr.
    • Chinese literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
    McGee, Terry.
  • Developing China's West: A Critical Path to Balanced National Development (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Yeung, Yue-man, ed. Developing China's west: a critical path to balanced national development.
    • Shen, Jianfa, ed.
    • China, Northwest -- Economic policy -- 20th century.
    Wang, Xiaojun, 1970-
  • The State and the Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, 1949-1994 (review)
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    Subject Headings:
    • Zhou, Xueguang, 1959- State and life chances in urban China: redistribution and stratification, 1949-1994.
    • Social stratification -- China.

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