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Books Received 6/2018-6/2020

Allard, Francis., Sun, Yan., and Linduff, Katheryn, eds. Memory and Agency in Ancient China: Shaping the Life History of Objects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Bell, Daniel and Wang Pei. Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020.

Børdahl, Vibeke, Ge, Liangyan, trans. and eds. Han Xin's Challenge:  A Tale of the Founding of the Western Han. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019.

Chen Li. Han Dynasty (206BC–AD220) Stone Carved Tombs in Central and Eastern China. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2018.

Chiang, Howard, ed. Sexuality in China: Histories of Power and Pleasure. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018.

Habberstad, Luke.  Forming the Early Chinese Court: Rituals, Spaces. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017.

Harrington, L. Michael, ed., trans., The Yi River Commentary on the Book of Changes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019.

Harris, Eirik Lang. The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.

Hunter, Michael and Kern, Martin, eds. Confucius and the Analects Revisited: New Perspectives on Composition, Dating, and Authorship. Leiden: Brill, 2018

Klein Esther Sunkyung. Reading Sima Qian from Han to Song: The Father of History in Pre-Modern China. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

Leung, Vincent S. The Politics of the Past in Early China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Marsili, Filippo. Heaven is Empty: A Cross-Cultural Approach to “Religion” and Empire in Ancient China. Albany: State University Press of New York, 2018.

Nylan, Michael. The Chinese Pleasure Book. Brooklyn: Zone Books, 2018.

Pang-White, Ann A. The Confucian Four Books for Women: A New Translation of the Nü Sishu and the Commentary of Wang Xiang. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Sena, Yunchiahn C. Bronze and Stone: The Cult of Antiquity in Song Dynasty China. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019.

Shi, Jie. Modeling Peace: Royal Tombs and Political ideology in Early China. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020.

Van Ess, Paul. The Wenzi: Creativity and Intertextuality in Early Chinese Philosophy. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

Zhao, Lu. In Pursuit of the Great peace: Han Dynasty Classicism and the Making of Early Medieval Literati Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2019.

Ziporyn, Brook. Zhuangzi: The Complete Writings. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2020.

July 2017-June 2018 Books Received

Les Dynasties Qin et Han: Histoire générale de la Chine (221 av. J.-C.-220 apr. J.-C.) by Bujard, Marianne and Pirazzoli-t'Serstevens, Michèle (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2017)

Zhuangzi’s Critique of the Confucians: Blinded by the Human by Chong, Kim-chong (Albany: t University of New York Press, 2016)

Stalk Divination: A Newly Discovered Alternative to the I Ching edited and translated by Cook, Constance and Zhao, Lu (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017)

Ancient China: A History by John S. Major and Constance A. Cook (New York: Routledge, 2017)

Confucius Beyond the Analects by Hunter, Michael. (Leiden: Brill, 2017)

The Book of Lord Shang: Apologetics of State Power in Early China, translated by Pines, Yuri (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017)

Age of Empires: Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties edited by Zhixin Jason Sun (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017)

The Rhetoric of Hiddenness in Traditional Chinese Culture, edited by Varsano, Paula (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2016)

Material Culture, Power, and Identity in Ancient China by Xiaolong Wu (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)