Reviews

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)

Author: 
Sonia Ryang
Reviewer: 
Mark Caprio

Caprio on Ryang, 'North Koreans in Japan: Language, Ideology, and Identity'

Sonia Ryang. North Koreans in Japan: Language, Ideology, and Identity. Boulder: Westview Press, 1997. xix + 248 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-3050-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-8952-3.

Reviewed by Mark Caprio (Rikkyo University, Tokyo) Published on H-Asia (May, 1998)

Author: 
Katherine A. Bowie
Reviewer: 
Sara Van Fleet

Van Fleet on Bowie, 'Rituals of National Loyalty: An Anthropology of the State and the Village Scout Movement in Thailand'

Katherine A. Bowie. Rituals of National Loyalty: An Anthropology of the State and the Village Scout Movement in Thailand. New York and Chichester: Columbia University Press, 1997. xx + 393 pp. $30.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-10391-6; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10390-9.

Reviewed by Sara Van Fleet (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (April, 1998)

Author: 
Carol Kramer
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Kramer, 'Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities'

Carol Kramer. Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities. Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997. xviii + 264 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-740-6.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Asia (March, 1998)

Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology in the Indian Subcontinent

Author: 
B. A. Litvinsky, Zhang Guang-da, R. Shabani Samghabadi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Litvinsky and Guang-da and Samghabadi, 'History of the Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume III: The Crossroads of Civilizations: A.D. 250 to 750'

B. A. Litvinsky, Zhang Guang-da, R. Shabani Samghabadi, eds. History of the Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume III: The Crossroads of Civilizations: A.D. 250 to 750. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 1996. 568 pp. 300FF (cloth), ISBN 978-92-3-103211-0.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Asia (December, 1997)

Author: 
Charles Hayford
Reviewer: 
Philip Cho

Cho on Hayford, 'China'

Charles Hayford. China. Oxford and Santa Barbara, Calif.: Clio Press, 1997. x + 601 pp. $128.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85109-235-2.

Reviewed by Philip Cho (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Asia (November, 1997)

Author: 
Ronald Takaki
Reviewer: 
Christopher Hill

Hill on Takaki, 'Hiroshima: Why America Dropped the Bomb'

Ronald Takaki. Hiroshima: Why America Dropped the Bomb. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. 193 pp. $14.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-316-83124-6; $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-316-83122-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Hill (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) Published on H-Asia (September, 1997)

Author: 
Christina K. Gilmartin
Reviewer: 
Marilyn A. Levine

Levine on Gilmartin, 'Engendering the Chinese Revolution: Radical Women, Communist Politics, and Mass Movements in the 1920s'

Christina K. Gilmartin. Engendering the Chinese Revolution: Radical Women, Communist Politics, and Mass Movements in the 1920s. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xiii + 303 pp. + 9 pp. of plates. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08981-5; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-20346-4.

Reviewed by Marilyn A. Levine (Lewis-Clark State College) Published on H-Asia (June, 1997)

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