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  • Books Received
William P. Alford. Raising the Bar: The Emerging Legal Profession in East Asia. Harvard, 2007.
Tonio Andrade. How Taiwan Became Chinese: Dutch, Spanish, and Han Colonization in the Seventeenth Century. Columbia, 2007.
Daniel A. Bell. Beyond Liberal Democracy: Political Thinking for an East Asian Context. Princeton, 2006.
Gregor Benton. Chinese Migrants and Internationalism: Forgotten Histories, 1917–1945. Routledge, 2007.
John G. Blair, Jerusha Hull McCormack. Western Civilizations with Chinese Comparisons. Fudan, 2006.
Liam Matthew Brockey. Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579–1724. Harvard, 2007.
Fan Pen Li Chen. Chinese Shadow Theatre: History, Popular Religion, & Women Warriors. McGill-Queen’s University, 2007.
Xiaoming Chen. From the May Fourth Movement to Communist Revolution: Guo Moruo and the Chinese Path to Communism. SUNY, 2007.
Michael Curtin. Playing to the World’s Biggest Audience: The Globalization of Chinese Film and TV. California, 2007.
Rafe De Crespigny. A Biographical Dictionary of Later Han to the Three Kingdoms. Brill, 2007.
Frank Dikötter, Ian Brown. Cultures of Confinement: A History of the Prison in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Cornell, 2007.
Amy D. Dooling. Writing Women in Modern China: The Revolutionary Years, 1936–1976. Columbia, 2005.
J. Michael Farmer. The Talent of Shu: Qiao Zhou and the Intellectual World of Early Medieval Sichuan. SUNY, 2007.
Edward Friedman, Paul G. Pickowicz. Revolution, Resistance, and Reform in Village China. Yale University Press, 2005.
Imre Galambos. Orthography of Early Chinese Writing: Evidence from Newly Excavated Manuscripts. Balassi, 2007.
Merle Goldman. From Comrade to Citizen: The Struggle for Political Rights in China. Harvard, 2005.
Melvyn C. Goldstein. A History of Modern Tibet: Volume 2: The Calm before the Storm, 1951–1955. California, 2007.
Kurtis Hagen. The Philosophy of Xunzi. Open Court, 2007.
Robert E. Hegel, Katherine Carlitz. Writing and Law in Late Imperial China: Crime, Conflict, and Judgment. Washington, 2007.
Maria Heimer, Stig Thogersen. Doing Fieldwork in China. Hawai‘i, 2006.
Mun S. Ho, Chris P. Nielsen. Clearing the Air: The Health and Economic Damages of Air Pollution in China. MIT, 2007.
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt. Dramatized Discourse: The Mandarin Chinese Ba Construction (Studies in Functional and Structural Linguistics). John Benjamins, 2005.
François Jullien; Paula M. Varsano, translator. In Praise of Blandness: Proceeding from Chinese Thought and Aesthetics. Zone, 2004.
Brian Kennedy, Elizabeth Guo. Chinese Martial Arts Training Manuals: A Historical Survey. North Atlantic, 2005.
Douglas Kerr, Julia Kuehn. A Century of Travels in China: Critical Essays on Travel Writing from the 1840s to the 1940s. Hong Kong University Press, 2007.
Nick Knight. Rethinking Mao: Explorations in Mao Zedong’s Thought. Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
Lillian M. Li, Alison J. Dray-Novey, Haili Kong. Beijing: From Imperial Capital to Olympic City. Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Tracy Miller. The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci. Harvard, 2007.
Pál Nyíri. Scenic Spots: Chinese Tourism, The State, and Cultural Authority. Washington, 2006.
Volker Scheid. Currents of Tradition in Chinese Medicine: 1626–2006. Eastland, 2007.
Janet Lee Scott. For Gods, Ghosts and Ancestors: The Chinese Tradition of Paper Offerings. Washington, 2007.
Keming Yang. Entrepreneurship in China. Ashgate, 2007.
Judith T. Zeitlin. The Phantom Heroine: Ghosts and Gender in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Literature. Hawai‘i, 2007.
Yanhua Zhang. Transforming Emotions with Chinese Medicine: An Ethnographic Account From Contemporary China. SUNY, 2007.
Chen Zhi. The Shaping of the Book of Songs: From Ritualization to Secularization. Monumenta Serica, 2007. [End Page 327]