Article and Book Reviews

Review of Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China’s New Class, by Joel Andreas. China Review International, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2011), pp. 310-314. [PDF]

Review of Wu Han, Historian: Son of China’s Times, by Mary G. Mazur. China Review International, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2011), pp. 375-380. [PDF]

Review of “The Korean War Through the Prism of Chinese Society: Public Reactions and the Shaping of ‘Reality’ in the Communist State, October-December 1950,” by Masuda Hajimu. H-Diplo Article Reviews, No. 399 (30 May 2013), pp. 1-3. [PDF]

Review of A Continuous Revolution: Making Sense of Cultural Revolution Culture, by Barbara Mittler. Journal of Asian Studies 72 (2013), pp. 980-981. [PDF]

Review of Thought Reform and China’s Dangerous Classes: Reeducation, Resistance, and the People, by Aminda M. Smith. Frontiers of History in China, Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2014), pp. 317-321. [PDF]

Review of Anyuan: Mining China’s Revolutionary Tradition, by Elizabeth J. Perry. The PRC History Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (August 2015), pp. 5-6. [PDF]

Review of Museum Representations of Maoist China: From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch, by Amy Jane Barnes. Museum Anthropology, Vol. 40, Issue 2 (September 2017), pp. 163-165. [PDF]

Review of The Art of Cloning: Creative Production During China’s Cultural Revolution, by Laikwan Pang.  The China Quarterly, Vol. 233 (March 2018), pp. 268-269. [PDF]

Review of Building for Oil: Daqing and the Formation of the Chinese Socialist State, by Hou Li. Twentieth-Century China 43, no. 3 (October 2018), pp. E23-E25. [PDF]

Review of Diaspora’s Homeland: Modern China in the Age of Global Migration, by Shelly Chan. Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 77 (4), pp. 1065-1066. [PDF]

Review of Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People’s Republic of China, 1949-1964, by Wang Zheng.  American Historical Review, Vol. 124, Issue 2 (April 2019), pp. 599-602. [PDF]

Review of Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History, edited by Sebastian Veg.  The China Quarterly, Vol. 238 (June 2019), pp. 556-558. [PDF]

Review of The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City, by Juan Du.  The China Quarterly, Vol. 242 (June 2020), pp. 573-606.  [PDF]

Review of Land Wars: The Story of China’s Agrarian Revolution, by Brian DeMare. The PRC History Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 (March 2021), pp. 10-11. [PDF]

Review of Across the Great Divide: The Sent-Down Youth Movement in Mao’s China, 1968-1980, by Emily Honig and Xiaojian Zhao. The American Historical Review, Vol. 126, Issue 1 (March 2021), pp. 290-291. [PDF]

Review of Unending Capitalism: How Consumerism Negated China’s Communist Revolution, by Karl Gerth. Twentieth Century China, Vol. 46, Number 3 (October 2021), pp. E-23-E-25. [PDF]

Review of June Fourth: The Tiananmen Protests and Beijing Massacre of 1989, by Jeremy Brown. Journal of Asian Studies (2022), pp. 157-158. [PDF]

Review of Made in Hong Kong: Transpacific Networks and a New History of Globalization, by Peter E. Hamilton. The American Historical Review, under preparation.