VOLUME 39 (2009)


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  ARTICLES

1

Strange Weather: Art, Politics, and Climate Change at the Court of Northern Song Emperor Huizong

 Huiping Pang

43

Making Moral Decisions: Zhu Xi’s ‘Outline and Details of the Comprehensive Mirror for Aid in Government’

Tsong-han Lee

85

An Anomaly in Classical Chinese Drama: ‘Loyal and Righteous Yu Rang Swallows Charcoal’

   Hongchu Fu

Loyal and Righteous Yu Rang Swallows Charcoal
, A Play in Four Acts by Yang Zi

   
 

STATE OF THE FIELD REPORTS

141

Bibliography of Song History Studies in Japan (2008)
Hirata Shigeki, ed.

141

Part I:  Updates on Song History Studies in Japan: Local Gazetteers and Stone Inscriptions
Sue Takashi

159

Part II:  Bibliography of Song Historical Studies in Japan (2008)
Yamaguchi Tomoya

173

Bibliography of English Language Sources, 1996 – 2002 : Five Dynasties, Liao, Song, Xi Xia, Jin, and Yuan
Michael C. McGrath

   
 

REVIEWS

217

Grand Canal, Great River: The Travel Diary of a Twelfth-Century Poet, Translated with a commentary by Philip Watson

James M. Hargett

229

Competition over Content: Negotiating Standards for the Civil Service Examinations in Imperial China (1127–1279), by Hilde De Weerdt

Yongguang Hu 胡永光

237

Dragons of Silk, Flowers of Gold: A Group of Liao-Dynasty Textiles at the Abegg-Stiftung, ed. by Regula Schorta

François Louis

243

Ritendiskussionen am Hof der nördlichen Song-Dynastie (1034–1093): Zwischen Ritengelehrsamkeit, Machtkampf und intellektuellen Bewegungen, by Christian Meyer

Kai Marchal

246

Amid the Clouds and Mist: China’s Colonization of Guizhou, 1200–1700, by John E. Herman

Ruth Mostern

252

Ji’an Literati and the Local in Song-Yuan-Ming China, by Anne Gerritsen

Motoshi Oka 岡 元司

258

Subjects and Masters: Uyghurs in the Mongol Empire, by Michael Brose

Nicolas Tackett

261

The Problem of Beauty: Aesthetic Thought and Pursuits in Northern Song Dynasty China, by Ronald Egan

Wang Yugen

271

The Divine Nature of Power: Chinese Ritual Architecture at the Sacred Site of Jinci, by Tracy Miller

Ankeney Weitz

   
 

NEWS AND NOTES

277

The Digital Gazetteer of Song Dynasty China, Version 1.0
Ruth Mostern