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Volume 42.2 (2014) of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available

Volume 42.2 (2014) of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available in print, and online at http://www.maneyonline.com/loi/jcr. It contains two research articles and seventeen book reviews.

Research Articles:
"Healing Breaths and Rotting Bones: On the Relationship between Buddhist and Chinese Meditation Practices during the Eastern Han and Three Kingdoms Period," by Eric M. Greene

"Spirits and the Soul in Confucian Ritual Discourse," by Thomas Wilson

TOC - Journal of Contemporary China - Volume 24, Issue 92, March 2015

The March 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC) is now available online.

If the library of your institution subscribes to the JCC, you can view the full text of the article and others online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjcc20/current

For your convenience, below is the Table of Contents of the March 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China.

Author Interview: The Resurrected Skeleton by Wilt Idema (New Books in East Asian Studies)

Dear all,

Wilt Idema and I recently discussed his new book The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun for the New Books in East Asian Studies podcast. It's great stuff and you can find our conversation here:

http://newbooksineastasianstudies.com/2015/03/04/wilt-idema-the-resurrected-skeleton-from-zhuangzi-to-lu-xun-columbia-university-press-2014/

Position, Post Doctoral Fellowships, Asia on Its Own Terms, Tel Aviv University

From H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50649

Tel Aviv University, East Asian Studies
Post Doctoral Fellowships

Institution Type:   Other
Location:   Israel
Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Department of East Asian Studies
Asia on Its Own Terms: Towards New Terminology and Narratives for Research in Asian Studies
Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Position, Postdoctoral Researcher on Immigrants in China, Leiden University

From H-Net Job Guide, https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50607

Leiden University, The Netherlands, Chinese Studies
Postdoctoral Researcher on Immigrants in China

Institution Type:   College / University
Location:   Netherlands
Position:   Post-Doctoral Fellow

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sunila S. Kale
Reviewer: 
Sudha Mahalingam

Mahalingam on Kale, 'Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development'


Sunila S. Kale. Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8796-3.

Reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam (Member, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India Retd.)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Electricity Policy in India

Author: 
Ananya Vajpeyi
Reviewer: 
Dilip Menon

Menon on Vajpeyi, 'Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India'


Ananya Vajpeyi. Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04895-9.

Reviewed by Dilip Menon (University of Witwatersrand)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume
Reviewer: 
Linda Chance

Chance on Sugawara no Takasue no Musume, 'The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan'


Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Ito Moriyuki. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 322 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16718-5; $39.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53745-2.

Recent Threads

Volume 42.2 (2014) of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available

Volume 42.2 (2014) of the Journal of Chinese Religions is now available in print, and online at http://www.maneyonline.com/loi/jcr. It contains two research articles and seventeen book reviews.

Research Articles:
"Healing Breaths and Rotting Bones: On the Relationship between Buddhist and Chinese Meditation Practices during the Eastern Han and Three Kingdoms Period," by Eric M. Greene

"Spirits and the Soul in Confucian Ritual Discourse," by Thomas Wilson

TOC - Journal of Contemporary China - Volume 24, Issue 92, March 2015

The March 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC) is now available online.

If the library of your institution subscribes to the JCC, you can view the full text of the article and others online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjcc20/current

For your convenience, below is the Table of Contents of the March 2015 issue of the Journal of Contemporary China.