China Review International Vol. 23 No. 4 (2016)

Volume 23 Number 4 of China Review International begins with two featured reviews and 22 more reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese Studies.

FEATURE REVIEWS

Principles and Practices of Chinese Governance a Millennium Ago (reviewing Patricia Buckley and Paul J. Smith, eds. State Power in China, 900-1325) Reviewed by R. Bin Wong

Mao’s, China’s, or Confucius’s Tianxia? Reflections on Chinese Visions of World Order (reviewing Ban Wang, editor. Chinese Visions of World Order—Tianxia, Culture, and World Politics) Reviewed by Bai Tongdong


REVIEWS

How to Read Chinese Poetry in Context: Poetic Culture from Antiquity Through the Tang ed. by Zong-qi Cai
Reviewed by Xiaorong Li

Persian Christians at the Chinese Court: The Xi’an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East by R. Todd Godwin
Reviews by Michael Keevak

Daoist Perspectives on Knowing the Future: Selections from the Scripture on Great Peace (Taiping jing) by Barbara Hendrischke
Reviewed by Jan De Meyer

Chasing the Modern: The Twentieth-Century Life of Poet Xu Zhimo by Tony S. Hsu
Reviewed by Hal Swindall

Between Foreign and Family: Return Migration and Identity Construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese by Helene K. Lee
Reviewed by Caren Freeman

…plus 17 more reviews and a Works Received section.

About the Journal

Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep abreast of cutting-edge scholarship in Chinese studies.

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China Review International publishes reviews of recent scholarly literature and “state-of-the-art” articles in all fields of Chinese studies. Reviews are generally published by invitation only; however, unsolicited reviews will be considered for publication based on merit and guidelines can be found here.

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