Vol. 3, No. 2

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Volume 3, No. 2 - November 2014

(ISSN 2158-9666) 

Stories and Histories from the China-Vietnam Border

Islam in China/China in Islam

Articles

Stories and Histories from the China-Vietnam Border

Introduction 
Guest Editor Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Harvard University

“Righteous Yang”: Pirate, Rebel, and Hero on the Sino-Vietnamese Water Frontier, 1644–1684
Robert J. Antony, University of Macau

The Politics of Frontier Mining: Local Chieftains, Chinese Miners, and Upland Society in the Nông Văn Vân Uprising in the Sino-Vietnamese Border Area, 1833–1835
Vũ Đường Luân, Vietnam National University, Hanoi

Rebellion and Rule under Consular Optics: Changing Ways of Seeing the China-Vietnam Borderlands, 1874–1879
Bradley Camp Davis, Eastern Connecticut State University

Cross-Border Brides: Vietnamese Wives, Chinese Husbands in a Border-Area Fishing Village            
Nguyễn Thị Phương Châm, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences

Islam in China/China in Islam

Introduction 
Guest Editor Matthew S. Erie, Princeton University
Guest Editor Allen Carlson, Cornell University

The Case of the Disappearing Altar: Mysteries and Consequences of Revitalizing Chinese Muslims in Yunnan
Kevin Caffrey, Harvard University

In Pursuit of Islamic “Authenticity”: Localizing Muslim Identity on China's Peripheries
Lesley Turnbull, New York University

The Opposition of a Leading Akhund to Shi’a and Sufi Shaykhs in Mid-Nineteenth-Century China
Jianping Wang, Shanghai Normal University

Defining Shariʿa in China: State, Ahong, and the Postsecular Turn
Matthew S. Erie, Princeton University

China in Islam: Turki Views from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Rian Thum, Loyola University New Orleans

Epilogue to “Islam in China/China in Islam”
Jonathan Lipman, Mount Holyoke College

Review Essays

"The Burden of the Double Question" by Susan Glosser, Lewis & Clark College

Bound to Emancipate: Working Women and Urban Citizenship in Early Twentieth-Century China and Hong Kong, by Angelina Chin
Intolerable Cruelty: Marriage, Law, and Society in Early Twentieth-Century China, by Margaret Kuo 

"Bringing Class and Indigeneity In, but Leaving Japaneseness Out" by Robert Moorehead, Ritsumeikan University

On the Margins of Empire: Buraku and Korean Identity in Prewar and Wartime Japan, by Jeffrey Paul Bayliss
Japan’s Ainu Minority in Tokyo: Diasporic Indigeneity and Cultural Politics, by Mark K. Watson

Readings from Asia

"A New Discussion of Sino-Korean Relations during the Chosŏn Period" by Adam Bohnet, King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario 

Chosŏn kwa Chunghwa: Chosŏn i kkumkkugo sangsanghan segye wa munmyŏng [Chosŏn and Chunghwa: The world and civilization that Chosŏn dreamt and imagined], by Pae Usŏng

"Chang Kai-shek's 'Humanitarian Bombs' and the Mirage Known as the 'Manchurian-Mongolian Problem'” by  Kyu Hyun Kim, University of California, Davis

Shō Kaiseki no gaikō senryaku to Nitchū sensō [Chiang Kai-shek’s diplomatic strategies and the Sino-Japanese War], by Iechika Ryōko
“Manmō mondai” no rekishiteki kōzu [The historical composition of the “Manchurian-Mongolian problem”], by Nakami Tatsuo