Back Issues of the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars Indexed Chronologically

Volume 26

  • Nos. 1-2: January - June 1994

    • Amrita Basu - Bhopal Revisited: The View from Below

    • Amrita Basu - Interview with Jabbar Khan

    • Jabbar Khan - A Call for Action

    • Linda Gail Arrigo - The Environmental Nightmare of the Economic Miracle: Land Abuse and Land Struggles in Taiwan

    • Karen Colligan-Taylor - "Barukoku bararage": A Prayer for Rain- A Play about Miyazawa Kenji by Hatayama Hiroshi

    • Park Byeong-chul - Political Suicide among Korean Youth

    • Richard Lufrano - The 1988 Nanjing Incident: Notes on Race and Politics in Contemporary China

    • Peter Zarrow - Nationalism and Alienation in Modern China; "The Alienated Academy," by Yeh Wen-hsien; "Orphan Warriors," by Pamela Crossley; "Search for Modern Nationalism," by Wong Young-tsu; "To the People," by Charles Hayford / A Review Essay

    • Robert K. Brigham and Martin J. Murray - Conflicting Interpretations of the Vietnam War, 1945-75; "Anatomy of a War," by Gabriel Kolko; "Coming to Terms," ed. Douglas Allen and Ngo Vinh Long; "The Dynamics of Defeat," by Eric M. Bergerud; "An International History of the Vietnam War," vols. 1, 2, and 3, by R. B. Smith; "Intervention," by George McT. Kahin; "Light at the End of the Tunnel," ed. Andrew Rotter; "The Path to Vietnam," by Andrew J. Rotter; "The Perfect War," by James William Gibson; "The Viet Nam Wars," by Justin Wintle; and "The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990," by Marilyn B. Young / A Review Essay

    • Matthew Jardine - Recent Books on Indonesia's Occupation of East Timor and the East Timorese Struggle for Self-Determination; "Death in Dili," by Andrew McMillan; "Indonesia's Forgotten War," by John Taylor; and "Telling," by Michele Turner / A Review Essay

    • Notes from the Field: The Korean Nuclear Crisis

      • Robert Perkinson - Introduction

      • Bruce Cummings - Old and New Korean Wars

      • Minn Chung - "Seoul Will Become a Sea of Fire . . ."

      • Reunification Committee of Naional Council of Churches in Korea - Statement on Peace and Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

      • Catherine B. Wrenn - The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in Retrospect: The Case of North Korea

      • Tom Clements - Nuclear-Free Korean Peninsula: Visit of "MV Greenpeace" Spotlights South Korean Nukes

      • Minn Chung - Chronology of Crisis: Important Developments for Peace, Reconciliation, and Denuclearization in Korea

    • Books to Review

  • No. 3: July - September 1994

    • John Lie - The "Problem" of Foreign Workers in Contemporary Japan

    • Mobo C. F. Gao - Maoist Discourse and a Critique of the Present

    • Assessments of the Cultural Revolution

    • Annapurna Shaw - Urban Growth and Land-Use Conflicts: The Case of New Bombay

    • Gail Omvedt - Agrarian Transformation, Agrarian Struggles, and Marxist Analyses of the Peasantry / A Review Essay

    • Robert L. Youngblood - Electronic Databases and Research on the Central Intelligence Agency in Asia / A Review Essay

    • Notes from the Field

      • E. Patricia Tsurumi - Censored in Japan: Taboo Art

      • Richard W. Franke and Barbara H. Chasin - The International Congress on Kerala Studies

  • No. 4: October - December 1994

    • Watanabe Kazuko - Militarism, Colonialism, and the Trafficking of Women: "Comfort Women" Forced into Sexual Labor for Japanese Soldiers

    • E. Patricia Tsurumi - Yet to Be Heard: The Voices of Meiji Factory Women

    • Leela Fernandes - Contesting Class: Gender, Community, and the Politics of Labor in a Calcutta Jute Mill

    • Zhang Yingjin - Rethinking Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Questions of Authority, Power, and Difference in Western Studies of Chinese Films

    • Ronald R. Janssen - Subversive Moments-Recent Studies of Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature / A Review Essay

    • Richard H. Minear - An Underwater National Park at Bikini, or How I Learned to Scuba Dive and Stop Worrying about the Atomic Bomb / A Review Essay

    • Notes from the Field: The Bretton Woods Institutions

      • Robert Perkinson - Fifty Years of Enriching the Few

      • Catherine B. Wrenn - The World Bank and the IMF - Loans for What?

      • John Gershman and Michelle Edrada - Debacles of Development:

      • The World Bank in Asia

      • Lisa A. McGowan - Bridging the Gender Gap

      • Vandana Shiva - After Fifty Tears, Is the World Bank Socially and Environmentally Responsible?

      • Kavaljit Singh - Ravaging India's Bihar Plateau

      • Lori Udall - The Arun III Dam: A Test Case in Bank Accountability

      • Patrick McCully - The Deadly Kedung Ombo Resettlement Fiasco

      • Patrick McCully - Resolution on Narmada and the World Bank

      • Freedom from Debt Coalition - Unity Statement

Volume 27

  • No. 1: January - March 1995

    • Sharat G. Lin and Madan C. Paul - Bangladeshi Migrants in Delhi: Social Insecurity, State Power, and Captive Vote Banks

    • Ali Riaz - Taslima Nasrin: Breaking the Structured Silence

    • David Robie - The South Pacific Media: Politics, Ownership, and Control

    • Chen Yu-hsi - The Dual Role of the Chinese Press in the United States: Change and Continuity

    • Mobo C. F. Gao - Memoirs and Interpretation of the Cultural Revolution / A Review Essay

    • James Francis Warren - Capitalism and Addiction - The Chinese, Revenue Farming, and Opium in Colonial Singapore and Java, 1800-1910 / A Review Essay

    • Kenyalang - "Your Slavery Is Their Liberty, Your Poverty Is Their Prosperity" / A Review Essay

    • Short Reviews

      • Marvin E. Gettleman - "The War Within: America's Battle over Vietnam," by Tom Wells

  • No. 2: April - June 1995, Remembering the Bomb: The Fiftieth Anniversary in the United States and Japan

    • Laura Hein - Introduction: The Bomb as Public History and Transnational Memory

    • Edward T. Linenthal - Between History and Memory: The Enola Gay Controversy at the National Air and Space Museum

    • Michael S. Sherry - Patriotic Orthodoxy and U.S. Decline

    • Lane Fenrich - The Enola Gay and the Politics of Representation

    • Senate Resolution 257

    • Kurihara Sadako - America, Land of Mercy / poem

    • Sodei Rinjiro - Hiroshima/Nagasaki as History and Politics

    • Yui Daizaburo - Between Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima/Nagasaki: A Psychological Vicious Circle

    • Ellen H. Hammond - Politics of the War and Public History: Japan's Own Museum Controversy

    • Japanese Committee to Appeal for World Peace, ‘95 - Proposal for an International Appeal for Global Peace on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the End of World War II

    • Historians' Committee for Open Debate on Hiroshima - Call for a National Teach-in on Hiroshima

    • Martha Kendall Winnacker - War Crimes and Heroism in Vietnamese Commemorations of the U.S. War: Observations in 1977 and 1992

    • Short Reviews: Japan at War and Peace

      • Karen Wigen - "Capitalism from Within: Economy, Society, and the State in a Japanese Fishery," by David Howell

      • John W. Powell - "Factories of Death: Japanese Biological Warfare, 1934-45, and the American Cover-Up," by Sheldon H. Harris

      • Robert Albon - "Japan at War: An Oral History," by Haruko Taya Cook and Theodore F. Cook

      • Robert Albon - "Rich Nation, Strong Army: National Security and the Technical Transformation of Japan," by Richard Samuels

      • Sato Yoichiro - "Explaining Economic Policy Failure: Japan in the 1969-1971 International Monetary Crisis," by Robert C. Angel

  • No. 3: July - Sept. 1995

    • Laura Hein and Ellen H. Hammond - Homing in on Asia: Identity in Contemporary Japan

    • Norma Field - The Devastating Absence of Surprise

    • Marlowe Hood - Interview with Fang Lizhi

    • S. M. Shamsul Alam - Democratic Politics and the Fall of the Military Regime in Bangladesh

    • Piya Chatterjee - "Secure This Excellent Class of Labour": Gender and Race in Labor Recruitment for British Indian Tea Plantations

    • Anthony Garavente - Solving the Mystery of the Long March, 1934-1936; From Revolution to Politics: Chinese Communists on the Long March, by Benjamin Yang; "The Long March," by Karen Gernant; The Long March, 1935: The Epic of Chinese Communism's Survival, by Dick Wilson; and The Long March: The Untold Story, by Harrison Salisbury / commentary

    • Kam Louie - Searching for Cultural Roots: Rediscovering Things That Confucius Did Not Say; Explosions and Other Stories, by Mo Yan; Homecoming? and Other Stories, by Han Shaogong; and The Red Azalea: Chinese Poetry Since the Cultural Revolution, ed. Edward Morin / review essay

    • Short Reviews

      • Hassan N. Gardezi, - Quest for Freedom: The United States and India's Independence, by Kenton J. Clymer

      • Nira Wickramasinghe - Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India, by Peter Van der Veer

    • Notes from the Field: The 1995 NGO Forum and U.N. Conference on Women

      • Marian Doub - Reflections on the NGO Forum on Women ‘95

      • Margie Joy Walden - Exclusion of Taiwan Activists Diminishes Impact of the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women

  • No. 4: Oct. - Dec. 1995, Debating Human Rights: The United States and Asia, Part 1

    • Peter Van Ness - Introduction: Values, History, and Power

    • Chandra Muzaffar - From Human Rights to Human Dignity

    • Nikhil Aziz - The Human Rights Debate in an Era of Globalization: Hegemony of Discourse

    • Michael J. Sullivan - Development and Political Repression: China's Human Rights Policy since 1989

    • The Bretton Woods Institutions Reconsidered

      • Mark Selden and Martha Kendall Winnacker - Introduction

      • Gail Omvedt - Reflections on the World Bank and Liberalization

      • Robert Perkinson - Adjusting the World Bank: Can the Monster Be Tamed?

      • Stephen R. Shalom - Why the World Bank Can't Lead Us to a Just World Order

      • Hassan N. Gardezi - Courting the Washington Twins at the Cost of Economic Justice

      • Paresh Chattopadhyay - Neither Liberalization nor Statist Regime: A Materialist Point of View

      • Hari Sharma - The Bretton Woods Institutions and Concerned Asian Scholarship

      • Gail Omvedt - Rejoinder

    • Christopher Candland - Trade Unionism and Industrial Restructuring in India and Pakistan

    • Sarah C. White - Gender and Social Transformation in India; Labour Pains and Labour Power, by Patricia Jeffrey, Roger Jeffrey, and Andrew Lyon; Mukkuvar Women, by Kalpana Ram; Muslim Women in India, by Shahida Lateef; and Voices from Within, by Malavika Karlekar/review essay

    • Short Reviews

      • Jonathan Unger - The Private Life of Chairman Mao, by Zhisui Li

      • Arif Dirlik - The Saga of Anthropology in China, by Gregory Eliyu Guldin

      • Vera Schwarcz - The Cultural Dimension of Sino-Japanese Relations, by Joshua A. Fogel

      • Gene Cooper - Gifts, Favors, and Banquets, by Mayfair Mei-hui Yang

    • Notes from the Field

      • Saundra Sturdevant - The U.S. Military and Sexual Violence against Women

Volume 28

  • No. 1: January - March 1996

    • Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alvin Y. So - The Taiwan-Mainland Economic Nexus: Sociopolitical Origins, State-Society Impacts, and Future Prospects

    • Jae-Jung Suh - North Korean "Nuclear Threat" and Cold War Hangover: Northern Exposure of Explosion?

    • Priyam Singh - Women, Law, and Criminal Justice in North India: A Historical View

    • Greg Bankoff - Legacy of the Past, Promise of the Future: Land Reform, Land Grabbing, and Land Conversion in the Calabarzon

    • Frank Proschan - "Rumor, Innuendo, Propaganda, and Disinformation": Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992, by Jane Hamilton-Merritt / review essay

    • Anthony Garavente - Scholarly Tour de Force; Mountain Fires: The Red Army's Three-Year War in South China, 1934-1938, by Gregor Benton / review

    • Short Reviews

      • Bruce Cruikshank - Agents of Apocalypse: Epidemic Diseases in the Colonial Philippines, by Ken De Bevoise

      • Brendan Luyt - Plundering Paradise: The Struggle for the Environment in the Philippines, by Robin Broad with John Cavanagh

      • James L. Hevia - History and the Idea of Progress, ed. Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman

    • Notes from the Field

      • Valentine M. Moghadam - The Fourth World Conference on Women: Dissension and Consensus

    • Correspondence

      • Paresh Chattopadhyay - Neither Liberalization nor Statization: A Reply to Gail Omvedt

  • No. 2: April-June 1996, Debating Human Rights: The United States and Asia, Part 2

    • Peter Van Ness - Introduction to Part 2

    • Linda Butenhoff - East Meets West: Human Rights in Hong Kong

    • Radhika Coomaraswamy - Reinventing International Law: Women's Rights as Human Rights in the International Community

    • Pamela Collett - The Seventh Day of the NGO Forum ‘95: In the Morning, 6 September 1995, Huairou, China

    • Daniel W. Wessner - From Judge to Participant: The United States as Champion of Human Rights

    • James Ockey - Eviction and Changing Patterns of Leadership in Bangkok Slum Communities

    • Patricio N. Abinales - Church and State and Church as State in the Philippines; Marcos against the Church: Economic Development and Political Repression in the Philippines, by Robert L. Youngblood; Splintered Staff: Structural Deadlock in the Mindanao Church, by Warren Kinne; and Touching Ground, Taking Root: Theological and Political Reflections on the Philippine Struggle, by Edicio de la Torre / review essay

    • Books to Review

  • Nos. 3-4: July-Dec. 1996

    • Resources

      • Carol L. Mitchell - Sisterhood Is Local: The Rise of Feminist Journals in Southeast Asia

      • Biju Mathew and Jagdish Parikh - The Web as a Marginalizing Technology: The Structure of Web-Based Resources on South Asia

      • Suh Hyuk-Kyo - Korea-related Information, Resources, and Activism in Cyberspace

      • Gerry van Klinken - Indonesia in Transition: A Guide to Resources

      • Greg Knehans - Resources on East Timor

      • Paul S. Gonsalves - Towards a Third World Critique of Tourism: Resources for Global Action and Solidarity

      • WorldViews Asia and Pacific - Periodical Publications from and about Asia and the Pacific

      • Saundra Sturdevant - Video Resource Guide for Asia and the Pacific

    • Reviews: Regional

      • Russell Kirkland - The Study of Religion and Society in Contemporary Asia: Colonialism and Beyond / Book review

      • Mark T. Berger - Southeast Asian Trajectories: Eurocentrism and the History of the Modern Nation-State / Book review

    • Reviews: East/Northeast Asia

      • Robert Marks - Are We Concerned Yet? Environmental Crisis and Economic Development in China / Book review

      • Raymond F. Wylie and Peter Zarrow - Revolutionary Discourse in Mao's China / Book review

      • Mau-Kuei Michael Chang - Taiwan: National Identity and Democratization / Book review

      • Richard Lufrano - Policing Shanghai / Book review

      • Nick Thomas - Red Flag over Hong Kong / Book review

      • Noriko Aso - Jews in the Japanese Mind / Book review

      • Gerald Figal - An Ainu Memoir / Book review

      • Joan Judge - The State, Identity, and the National Question in China and Japan / Book review

      • Stefan Tanaka - Modernity, Phantasm, and Japan / Book review

      • Kevin M. Doak - Japanese Political Discourse on Education / Book review

      • Wesley Sasaki-Uemura - Japanese War Crimes in World War II / Book review

      • Sonia Ryang - Social Theory and Contemporary Japanese Society / Book review

      • Chunghee Sarah Soh - Women of Japan and Korea / Book review

      • Jonathan Soffer - The Korean War: An International History / Book review

    • Reviews: South/Southeast Asia

      • Gail Omvedt - Peasants and Their Leaders / Book review

      • Stephen R. Shalom - United States-Philippines Relations / Book review

      • Brendan J. Luyt - Philippine Forests / Book review

      • Ronald Bruce St John - Economic Development in Vietnam / Book review

      • Kenton J. Clymer - Cambodia: A Shattered Society / Book review

Volume 29

  • No. 1, Jan. - Mar. 1997, Asia, Asian Studies, and the National Security State: A Symposium

    • Mark Selden - Introduction

    • Bruce Cumings - Boundary Displacement: Area Studies and International Studies during and after the Cold War

    • James K. Boyce - Area Studies and the National Security State

    • John Lie - Moral Ambiguity, Disciplinary Power, and Academic Freedom

    • Chalmers Johnson - The CIA and Me

    • George McT. Kahin - The Making of Southeast Asian Studies: Cornell's Experience

    • Tani E. Barlow - The Virtue of Clarity and Bruce Cumings's Concern over Boundaries

    • Moss Roberts - Contra Ideocracy

    • Stanley J. Heginbotham - Round Up the Usual Suspects: Cumings's Misdirected Search for Post-Cold War Enemies of Academic Independence

    • L. A. Peter Gosling - The Association for Asian Studies and the National Security Education Program: Scholarship or Tabloid Journalism?

    • Asian Studies, Ideology, and the National Security State: Articles in the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars

    • Documents Relating to Government-Academic Liaison

    • Ravi Arvind Palat - Reinscribing the Globe: Imaginative Geographies of the Pacific Rim; Coming Full Circle: An Economic History of the Pacific Rim, by Eric Jones, Lionel Frost, and Colin White; Global Production: The Apparel Industry in the Pacific Rim, ed. Edna Bonacich, Lucie Cheng, Norma Chinchilla, Nora Hamilton, and Paul Ong; What Is in a Rim? Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea, ed. Arif Dirlik / review essay

    • Short Review

      • Prasenjit Duara - After Colonialism: Imperial Histories and Postcolonial Displacements, by Gyan Prakash

    • Books to Review

  • No. 2: April-June 1997

    • Nancy S. Netting - The Deer Turned Her Head: Ethnic Options for the Hainan Li

    • Patrice Levang - From Rags to Riches in Sumatra: How Peasants Shifted from Food Self-Sufficiency in Market-Oriented Tree Crops in Six Years

    • Chetna Gala - Empowering Women in Villages: All-Women Village Councils in Maharashtra, India

    • Maia Tsurumi - Gender and Girls' Comics in Japan

    • Bruce Cumings - Postscript: Response to My Friends and Critics

    • Eyal Ben-Ari - Review Essay: Samurai, Violence, and State Making: The Development of the Military and Militarism in Japan

    • Short Reviews

      • Liu Kang - Marxism beyond Marxism, ed. Saree Makdisi, Cesare Casarino, and Rebecca E. Karl

      • Amita Shastri - Ethnic Politics in Colonial Sri Lanka, 1927-1947, by Nira Wickramasinghe

  • No. 3: July-September 1997

    • Gordon Mathews - Heunggongyahn: On the Past, Present, and Future of Hong Kong Identity

    • Darrell Gene Moen - The Japanese Organic Farming Movement: Consumers and Farmers United

    • So Wai-chor - The Adventures of an Ideology: Western Marxism in Post-Mao China

    • T. M. Thomas Isaac, Richard Franke, and M. P. Parameswaran - From Anti-Feudalism to Sustainable Development: The Kerala Peoples and Science Movement

    • Arvind Rajagopal - Transnational Networks and Hindu Nationalism

    • Notes from the Field

      • Jonathan Unger - Not Quite Han: The Ethnic Minorities of China's Southwest

    • Andre Gunder Frank - Area Studies Symposium Response: The Cold War and Me

    • Yingjin Zhang - Review Essay: Screening China: Recent Studies of Chinese Cinema in English

  • No. 4: October-December 1997

    • Hélène Bowen Raddeker - "Death as Life": Political Metaphor in the Testimonial Prison Literature of Kanno Suga

    • Ines Smyth and Mies Grijns - Unjuk Rasa or Conscious Protest? Resistance Strategies of Indonesian Workers

    • Ann Lee - The Kwangju Uprising and Poetry by Ko Chong-hui, a Writer of South Cholla

    • Gail Omvedt - Rural Women and the Family in an Era of Liberalization: India in Comparative Asian Perspective

    • Santi Rozario - Development and Rural Women in South Asia: The Limits of Empowerment and Conscientization

    • Symposium

      • John Fitzgerald, Uradyn E. Bulag, and John Lie, with a response by Prasenjit Duara - Rescuing History from the Nation: Questions and Narratives of Modern China, by Prasenjit Duara

    • Notes from the Field

      • Govind Kelkar and Wang Yunxian - Farmers, Women, and Economic Reform in China

    • Campaign Notes

      • Stephen R. Shalom - Bases by Another Name: U.S. Military Access in the Philippines

      • Masamichi Sebastian Inoue, John Purves, and Mark Selden - Okinawa Citizens, U.S. Bases, and the Dugong

    • Short Review

      • Alvin Y. So - Hong Kong in Chinese History: Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony, 1842-1913, by Jung-Fang Tsai

Volume 30

  • No. 1, January - March 1998

    • John T. Sidel - The Underside of Progress: Land, Labor, and Violence in Two Philippine Growth Zones, 1985-1995

    • Dee Mack Williams - Alcohol Indulgence in a Mongolian Community of China

    • Joseph Tharamangalam - The Perils of Social Development without Economic Growth: The Development Debacle of Kerala, India

    • J. David Seddon - HIV-AIDS in Nepal: The Coming Crisis

    • Perspectives

      • Vera Schwarcz - A Brimming Darkness: The Voice of Memory/The Silence of Pain in China after the Cultural Revolution

    • Review Essays

      • Ali Riaz - Two Trends in Analyzing the Causes of Military Rule in Bangladesh

      • Kenneth Christie - Political Culture and Democratic Change in Southeast Asia

    • Short Reviews

      • Kenneth Pomeranz - China's Motor: One Thousand Years of Petty Capitalism, by Hill Gates

      • Lane Fenrich - An Exhibit Denied: Lobbying the History of the Enola Gay, by Martin Harwit

      • Leela Fernandez - Dry Wells and "Deserted" Women: Gender, Ecology and Agency in Rural India, by Brinda Rao

    • Photo Essay

      • Lou Dematteis and Dana Sachs - A Portrait of Viet Nam

  • No. 2, April - June 1998, Textbook Nationalism, Citizenship, and War: Comparative Perspectives, Laura Hein and Mark Selden, guest editors

    • Introduction

      • Laura Hein and Mark Selden - Learning Citizenship from the Past: Textbook Nationalism, Global Context, and Social Change

    • Four Dimensions of the Current Debate over Textbooks in Japan

      • Gavan McCormack - The Japanese Movement to "Correct" History

      • Nakamura Masanori - The History Textbook Controversy and Nationalism

      • Aaron Gerow - Consuming Asia, Consuming Japan: The New Neonational Revisionism in Japan

      • Inokuchi Hiromitsu and Nozaki Yoshiko - Japanese Education, Nationalism, and Ienaga Saburo's Court Challenges

    • Problems of Strategy

      • Kimijima Kazuhiko - The Japan-South Korea Joint Study Group on History Textbooks and the Continuing Legacy of Japanese Colonialism

    • International Contexts

      • Yasemin Nuhoglu Soysal - Identity and Transnationalization in German School Textbooks

      • Stevan Harrell and Bamo Ayi - Combining Ethnic Heritage and National Unity: A Paradox of Nuosu (Yi) Language Textbooks in China

      • David Hunt - War Crimes and the Vietnamese People: American Representations and Silences

    • Review Essay

      • Louise Edwards - Gender and Ethnicity: Interventions in China Studies

    • Short Review

      • Sonia Ryang - The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature: The Subversion of Modernity, by Susan J. Napier

  • No. 3: July - September 1998

    • Jensine Larsen - Crude Investment: The Case of the Yadana Pipeline in Burma

    • David Roberts - Meddling while Phnom Penh Burned: The U.S. Role in the Cambodian Secession, June 1993

    • Richard W. Franke, Barbara H. Chasin, et al. - The Kerala Model of Development: A Debate (Part 1)

    • Jai Sen - The Sha Fu of Calcutta: The Past, the Present, and the Future of the Hand-rickshaw Pullers of Calcutta. Is a Civilized and Progressive Transition Possible?

    • Sha Fu Photo Exhibit (centerfold)

    • Review Essays

      • Alex H. Choi - Statism and Asian Political Economy: Is There a New Paradigm? Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization, by Alice Amsden; Pathways from the Periphery: The Politics of Growth in the Newly Industrializing Countries, by Stephan Haggard; Governing the Market: Economic Theory and the Role of Government in East Asian Industrialization, by Robert Wade.

      • Mobo Gao - Chinese Reality and Writings by Chinese Expatriates. Dialectic of the Chinese Revolution: From Utopianism to Hedonism, by Jiwei Ci; Deng Xiaoping: Chronicle of an Empire, by Ruan Ming; The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Inside Story of the Man who Made Modern China. The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician, by Dr. Li Zhisui.

      • Robert Shaffer - Henry Luce and the American Experience in China. Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man who Created the American Century, by Robert E. Herzstein; Harry and Teddy: The Turbulent Friendship of Press Lord Henry R. Luce and His Favorite Reporter, Theodore H. White, by Thomas Griffith; China Hands: The Adventures and Ordeals of the American Journalists who Joined Forces with the Great Chinese Revolution, by Peter Rand; American Images of China, 1931-1949, by T. Christopher Jespersen.

    • Book Reviews

      • Andre Gunder Frank - Asia in Western and World History: A Guide for Teaching, ed. Ainslie T. Embree and Carol Gluck

      • Nick Thomas - The Hongkong-Guangdong Link: Partnership in Flux, ed. Reginald Yin-Wang Kwok and Alvin Y. So

    • An Exchange

      • Hill Gates and Kenneth Pomeranz

    • Commentary

      • Olle Törnquist - The Indonesian Lesson

  • No. 4 / October - December 1998

    • Sonia Ryang - Inscribed (Men's) Bodies, Silent (Women's) Words: Rethinking Colonial Displacement of Koreans in Japan

    • Andrew K. J. Wyatt - Dalit Christians and Identity Politics in India

    • Phillip Hookon Park - The Cause of the Acute Food Crisis in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

    • K. K. George, M. P. Parameswaran, Olle Törnquist, and William M. Alexander - The Kerala Model of Development: A Debate (Part 2)

    • Joseph Tharamangalam - A Rejoinder

    • Review Essays

      • Peter C. Perdue - The Shape of the World: Asian Continents and the Scraggy Isthmus of Europe. The Myth of Continents: A Critique of Metageography, by Martin W. Lewis and Karen Wigen; ReORIENT: Global Economy in the Asian Age, by Andre Gunder Frank; China Transformed: Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience, by R. Bin Wong

      • Harry Williams - Trotskyism in China: Struggling towards the Road of Light.

    • Research Report

      • Mobo Gao - Rural Situation in Post-Mao China and the Conditions of Migrant Workers: The Case of Gao Village

    • Book Review

      • Olle Törnquist - The Dark Side of Paradise: Political Violence in Bali, by Geoffrey Robinson

    • Books Received

    • Annual Index Volume 30 (1998)


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