Reviews

Author: 
John W. Dower
Reviewer: 
Mark Selden

Selden on Dower, 'Embracing Defeat. Japan in the Wake of World War II'

John W. Dower. Embracing Defeat. Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 676 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04686-1.

Reviewed by Mark Selden (Departments of History and Sociology, SUNY-Binghamton.) Published on H-Asia (October, 1999)

Embracing Defeat

Author: 
David Christian
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Christian, 'History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume I: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire'

David Christian. History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume I: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1998. 464 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-631-183213; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-20814-3.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities.) Published on H-Asia (October, 1999)

Author: 
Brendon Gooneratne, Yasmine Gooneratne
Reviewer: 
Patrick Peebles

Peebles on Gooneratne and Gooneratne, 'This Inscrutable Englishman: Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824'

Brendon Gooneratne, Yasmine Gooneratne. This Inscrutable Englishman: Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824. London and New York: Cassell, 1999. x + 294 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-304-70095-0.

Reviewed by Patrick Peebles (Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-Asia (August, 1999)

The Englishman Who Went Into The Hills

Author: 
Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
Reviewer: 
Joshua A. Fogel

Fogel on Sakamoto, 'Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma'

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto. Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998. xvi + 189 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96199-2.

Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel (History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-Asia (July, 1999)

At Long Last

Author: 
Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Entenmann

Entenmann on Cartier and Elisseeff and Nivard, 'Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1998'

Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1998. Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Haute Etudes, 1998. xxi + 550 pp. 210 FF (cloth), ISBN 978-2-7132-1286-4.

Reviewed by Robert E. Entenmann (Department of History, St. Olaf College) Published on H-Asia (June, 1999)

Author: 
Ding Yizhuang
Reviewer: 
Jerome Chen

Chen on Xiaomeng, 'Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Dachao 1966-1980 (A History of the Rusticated Youths: The Tidal Wave, 1966-1980)' and Yizhuang, 'Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Chulan 1953-1968 (A History of the Chinese Rusticated Youths: The Early Ripples, 1953-1968)'

Liu Xiaomeng. Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Dachao 1966-1980 (A History of the Rusticated Youths: The Tidal Wave, 1966-1980). Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1998. 875 pp. 40.00 rmb (paper), ISBN 978-7-5004-2188-7.Ding Yizhuang. Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Chulan 1953-1968 (A History of the Chinese Rusticated Youths: The Early Ripples, 1953-1968). Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1998. 489 pp. 23.00rmb (paper), ISBN 978-7-5004-2187-0.

Author: 
Frank Joseph Shulman
Reviewer: 
Marilyn A. Levine

Levine on Shulman, 'Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies in Western Languages'

Frank Joseph Shulman. Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies in Western Languages. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. xxviii + 1055 pp. $245.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29111-1.

Reviewed by Marilyn A. Levine (Lewis-Clark State College) Published on H-Asia (February, 1999)

Doctoral Dissertations on China and Inner Asia

Author: 
James S. Olson
Reviewer: 
Magnus Fiskesjö

Fiskesjö on Olson, 'An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China'

James S. Olson. An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. 448 pp. $89.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-28853-1.

Reviewed by Magnus Fiskesjö (University of Chicago) Published on H-Asia (December, 1998)

An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China

Author: 
Danny Paau, ed.
Reviewer: 
Daojiong Zha

Zha on Paau, 'Reunification with China: Hong Kong Academics Speak'

Danny Paau, ed. Reunification with China: Hong Kong Academics Speak. Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1998. 137 pp.

Reviewed by Daojiong Zha (Miyazaki International College, Miyazaki, Japan) Published on H-Asia (December, 1998)

Hong Kong's Reunification with China

Author: 
Iris Chang
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Entenmann

Entenmann on Chang, 'The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II'

Iris Chang. The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1997. xi + 290 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06835-7.

Reviewed by Robert E. Entenmann (Department of History, St. Olaf College) Published on H-Asia (October, 1998)

The Rape of Nanking

Author: 
Li Tana
Reviewer: 
Shawm McHale

McHale on Tana, 'Nguyen Cochinchina: Southern Vietnam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century'

Li Tana. Nguyen Cochinchina: Southern Vietnam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. 194 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87727-722-4.

Reviewed by Shawm McHale (George Washington University) Published on H-Asia (September, 1998)

Nguyen Cochinchina

Author: 
Kathleen L. Lodwick
Reviewer: 
Alan Sweeten

Sweeten on Lodwick, 'Crusaders Against Opium: Protestant Missionaries in China, 1874-1917'

Kathleen L. Lodwick. Crusaders Against Opium: Protestant Missionaries in China, 1874-1917. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. xiii + 218 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1924-3.

Reviewed by Alan Sweeten (California State University, Stanislaus) Published on H-Asia (July, 1998)

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