Cross-Currents no. 23

New China-Related Content: Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review (June 2017 open-access online issue)


The Local in the Imperial Vision: Landscape, Topography, and Geography in Southern Song Map Guides and Gazetteers
Fan Lin (Leiden University)

Book Reviews:

Such Stuff as Qing Borderlands are Made On
David A. Bello, Washington and Lee University

Kwangmin Kim. Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market. Stanford, 2016.
Jonathan Schlesinger. A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule. Stanford, 2017.

Chinese Islam: A Complete Concert
Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, New York University
Matthew S. Erie, China and Islam: The Prophet, the Party, and Law. Cambridge, 2016.
Jonathan Lipman, ed., Islamic Thought in China: Sino-Muslim Intellectual Evolution from the 17th to the 20th Century. Edinburgh, 2016.
Roberta Tontini, Muslim Sanzijing: Shifts and Continuities in the Definition of Islam in China. Brill, 2016.

New Views on the Woman Question
Ann Waltner, University of Minnesota
Marcia Yonemoto. The Problem of Women in Early Modern Japan. University of California, 2016.
Wang Zheng. Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People’s Republic of China, 1949–1964. University of California Press, 2017

The Sino-Viet Borderlands in the Premodern Age
John Whitmore, University of Michigan
Kathlene Baldanza. Ming China and Vietnam: Negotiating Borders in Early Modern Asia. Cambridge, 2016.
Bradley Camp Davis. Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands. Washington, 2017.

Photo Essay:

Visualizing Early 1970s China through the Lens of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars (CCAS) Friendship Delegations
Curated by Xi Chen, University of California, San Diego

Posted by: Keila Diehl, Ph.D. Managing Editor Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review

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