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Journal of the Society for Ming Studies

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INDEX TO MING STUDIES

Nos. 1-50 (pdf)


CONTENTS OF RECENT ISSUES

Number 36 Number 37 Number 38 Number 39 Number 40
Number 41 Number 42 Number 43 Number 44 Numbers 45-46
Number 47 Number 48 Number 49 Number 50 Numbers 51-52
Number 53
Number 54
Number 55


NUMBER 36 (1996)

Contents

NEWS NOTES

Society for Ming Studies Formed, Papers Presented at AAS Convention in Hawaii, Sinobiblia Catalogue, Ming History Research Guide, International Institute for Asian Studies, French Book on Zheng He, Ming Specialist at Shantou University, Ming-Qing Art Symposium, Ming Studies Web Page

ARTICLES

Kenneth James Hammond

Beyond Archaism: Wang Shizhen and the Legacy of the Northern Song

Ann Waltner

Breaking the Law: Family Violence, Gender and Hierarchy in the Legal Code of the Ming Dynasty

REPORTS

Jiang Yonglin

Report on the Sixth International Conference on Ming History (Fengyang, August 1995)

Xue Huiyin, Compiler; Jiang Yonglin and Jennifer Downs, Translators

Works on Ming History (1990)

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NUMBER 37 (Spring 1997)

Contents

NEWS NOTES

Affiliation with Association for Asian Studies, Annual Meeting of Society for Ming Studies, Seventh International Symposium on Ming History, International Convention of Asian Scholars, Roundtable on Construction of Local Identity in the Ming, Papers Presented at AAS Convention in Chicago, Ming Dynasty Houses Threatened with Destruction, Record Prices for Ming Furniture

ARTICLES

Jun Fang

The Military Triumvirate in the Southern Capital of the Ming Dynasty (A Research Note)

REPORT

Xue Huiyin, Compiler; Jiang Yonglin and Jennifer Downs, Translators

Works on Ming History (1991)

BOOK REVIEW

Peter Rushton, Review of

Chan Hok-lam, Liu Bowen yu Nocha Cheng: Legends of the Founding of Beijing

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NUMBER 38 (Fall 1997)

Contents

NEWS NOTES

Ming Furniture Exhibition, Growing Market for Ming Furniture, Seventh International Conference on Ming Studies, Smitskamp Oriental Antiquarium, Technical Research on East Asian Paintings

REPORT

Wan Ming; Translated by Xie Lihong

Ming History Research in China Since 1990

ARTICLE

Joseph S. C. Lam

Ming Music and Music History

Mary G. Mazur

The Four Zhu Yuanzhangs: A Succession of Biographies of the Ming Founder

DISSERTATION LISTING

Dietrich Tschanz

Doctoral Dissertations on Ming Topics, 1980-Present

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NUMBER 39 (Spring 1998)

Contents

NEWS NOTES

Annual Meeting of Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in Washington, Second Meeting of FEEGI, Contents of Mingshi Yanjiu No. 5.

ARTICLES

Peter Ditmanson

The Yongle Reign and the Transformation of Daoxue

Kenneth J. Hammond

The Decadent Chalice: A Critique of Late Ming Political Culture

Philip A. Kafalas

Weighty Matters, Weightless Form: Politics and the late Ming Xiaopin Writer

REVIEW ESSAY

Katherine Carlitz

Review of John W. Dardess, A Ming Society: T’ai-ho County, Kiangsi, Fourteenth to Seventeenth Centuries and Timothy Brook, The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China

BOOK REVIEW

Yuan Zhou

Review of Senkeido shomoku choshamei sakuin: gojuonjun (Author index to Qianqingtang bibliography: in phonetic order)

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NUMBER 40 (Fall 1998)

Ming Studies Number 40 is a special memorial dedicated to the memory of Professor Charles O. Hucker. It is guest-edited by Professor Romeyn Taylor.

Contents

NEWS NOTES

ARTICLES

Romeyn Taylor

Some Observations on the Life and Career of Charles Oscar Hucker 1919-1994: A Personal Note

Karen Turner

The Limits of the State: An Early Chinese Assessment

Thomas P. Massey

The Lan Yu Case and Early Ming Military and Society as Revealed in the Yuzhi nichenlu (Imperial record of rebellious ministers) of 1393

Lynn Struve

Enigma Variations: Huang Zhongxi’s "Expectation of a New Age"

Paul S. Ropp

"Now Cease Painting Eyebrows, Don a Scholar’s Cap and Pin", The Frustrated Ambition of Wang Yun, Gentry Woman Poet and Dramatist

REVIEW ESSAY

Timothy Brook

Picturing Clunas

BOOK REVIEW

Anne Gerritsen

Theodore Huters, R. Bin Wang, and Pauline Yu, eds., Culture and State in Chinese History: Conventions, Accommodations, and Critiques

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NUMBER 41 (Spring 1999)

Contents

NEWS NOTES

Annual Meeting of Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in Boston, New Journal Appears, Surviving Wall in Pingyao, Leidon Seminar on Late Ming Culture, Treatises on Military Affairs Translated, Peony Pavilion: The Saga Continued, Ming Furniture Conference in Minneapolis.

ARTICLES

Maram Epstein

Inscribing the Essentials: Culture and the Body in Ming-Qing Fiction

David M. Robinson

Korean Lobbying at the Ming Court: King Chungjong's Usurpation of 1506: A Research Note

REPORT

Gong Huayang , Compiler; Jiang Yonglin , Translator

Works on Ming History (1992)

BOOK REVIEWS

Ina Asim

Review of Hans Lothar Scheuring, Die Drachenflu▀-Werft von Nanking. Das Lung-chiang ch'uan-ch'ang chih, eine Ming-zeitliche Quelle zur Geschichte des chinesischen Schiffbaus

John W.Dardess

Review of Denis Twitchett and Frederick W. Mote, eds., The Cambridge History of China. Volume 8. The Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644, Part 2

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NUMBER 42 (Fall 1999)

Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

Ming Furniture Conference in Minneapolis, Seventh International Conference on Ming History (1997), Second Issue of Ming Studies Newsletter from Taiwan, Contents of Mingshi yanjiu Number 6, International Symposium at Nankai University, Peony Pavilion in New York, Peony Pavilion in Shanghai.

Wan Ming

Academic Conference on Overseas Sinology and the Cultural Exchanges between China and the Southeast Asia

Zujie Yuan

Report on the Eighth International Conference on Ming History (Shimen, August 1999)

ARTICLES

Bao Hua Hsieh

From Charwoman to Empress Dowager: Serving-Women in the Ming Palace

BOOK REVIEWS

Kimberly Besio

Review of Cyril Birch, Scenes for Mandarins: The Elite Theatre of the Ming

Kimberly Besio

Review of Robert E. Hegel, Reading Illustrated Fiction in Late Imperial China

Catherine Swatek

Review of Joseph S.C. Lam, State Sacrifices and Music in Ming China: Orthodoxy, Creativity and Expressiveness

Philip Kafalas

Review of Yang Ye, trans., Vignettes from the Late Ming: A Hsiao-p'in Anthology

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NUMBER 43 (Spring 2000)

Contents

Letter from the Editor

REPORTS

News Notes

Death of Ray Huang, Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in San Diego, New Serial: Ming-Qing Luncong, Wolfgang Franke's Memoirs Published, Ming History in Changchun, Dissertation Abstract.

Dietrich Tschanz

Ming Dissertations: An Update

ARTICLES

Jiang Yonglin

Defending the Dynastic Order ina Local Society: Central Local Relations as Seen in a Late-Ming Magistrate's Enforcement of the Law

Thomas G. Nimick

A Twisted Tale of Love and Treachery in a Small County in Ming Times

BOOK REVIEWS

Shen Dingping; editing and annotation by Roger V. Des Forges

Review of Frederick W. Mote and Denis Twitchett, eds., The Cambridge History of China, Volume 7, The Ming Dynasty

Zhang Dexin

Review of Frederick W. Mote and Denis Twitchett, eds., The Cambridge History of China, Volume 7, The Ming Dynasty

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NUMBER 44 (Fall 2000)

Contents

Letter from the Editor

REPORTS

Obituary

James Peter Geiss

News Notes

Ming-Era Houses Demolished, European Association of Chinese Studies 13th Biennial Meeting, Taipei Conference on Ming Literati Collections and Ming Studies, Repatriation of Yongle dadian Volumes, Correction to Earlier Article.

Brief Note

Frederick W. Mote on the Chinese Translation of The Cambridge History of China

ARTICLES

Youngmin Kim

Rethinking the Self in Relation to the World in the Mid-Ming: The Responses of Chen Xianzhang, Hu Juren, Wang Yangming, and Zhan Ruoshui to Cheng-Zhu Learning

Kathryn Lowry

Three Ways to Read a Love Letter in Late Ming

Richard G. Wang

Practicing Erotic Fiction and Romanticizing Late Ming Writing Practice

BOOK REVIEWS

Lynn Struve

Review of Benjamin A. Elman, A Cultural History of Civil Examinations in Late Imperial China

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NUMBER 45-46 COMBINED ISSUE (Spring & Fall 2001)
Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in Chicago, Freer Gallery Exhibition, Book on Ming Historiography, The Plum in the Golden Vase, Contents of Mingdai yanjiu tongxun Number 3, Contents of Mingdai yanjiu tongxun Number 4, Contents of Ming-Qing luncong Number 2.

Jiang Yonglin

Report on the Ninth International Conference on Ming History

Dietrich Tschanz

Ming Dissertations: An Update

ARTICLES

Allan H. Barr

Jiang Yingke's Place in the Gongan School

Joseph Dennis

Between Lineage and State: Extended Family and Gazetteer Compilation in Xinchang County

Peter Ditmanson

Death in Fidelity: Mid- and Late-Ming Reconstructions of Fang Xiaoru

BOOK REVIEWS

Reports on a New Nianpu Series

Kathryn Lowry, Drawing on a Local Perspective: Xin bian Ming ren nianpu congkan

Nancy Norton Tomasko, Zhong Xing nianpu

Daniel Bryant, Shen Zhou nianpu

Katherine Carlitz, Kang Hai nianpu

Kenneth Hammond, Wang Shizhen nianpu

Sarah Schneewind

Review of Norman Kutcher, Mourning in Late Imperial China: Filial Piety and the State

David M. Robinson

Review of Liew Foon Ming, The Treatises on Military Affairs of the Ming Dynastic History (1368-1644)

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NUMBER 47 (Spring 2003)

Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

From the Managing Editor, 2002 Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, 2003 Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in Washington in 2002, EACS Conference in Moscow, Columbia Conference on Discourses and Practices in Imperial China, Sackler Gallery Exhibition on Bada Shanren, Controversial Book of Zheng He, Bulletin of Ming-Qing Studies, Leiden COnference on Wang Shizhen, Collections of Essays by Hok-lam Chan.

Wu Yanghong

Trends in Ming History Research in Mainland China

Fuma Susumu

Ming Studies in Japan, Part One (Beginnings to 1980), Translated by David Robinson

Thomas G. Nimick

Case Files from the Sichuan Provincial Administration Commission, With Annotated Index

ARTICLES

John Dardess

Protesting to the Death: The Fuque in Ming Political History

Harry Miller

Newly-Discovered Sources Sheds Light on Late Ming Faction: Reading Li Sancai's Fu Huai Xiao Cao

BOOK REVIEWS

Peter Ditmanson

Review of Shih-shan Henry Tsai, Perpetual Happiness: The Ming Emperor Yongle

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NUMBER 48 (Fall 2003)

Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

Changes to Minglist Address, Conference on Ming Court Culture, Wang Shizhen Conference held in Leiden, Singapore Conference on Southeast Asia in the 15th Century, ICAS3 Conference held in Singapore, Ming Jewelry Exhibition

ARTICLES

Li-ling Hsiao

Political Loyalty and Filial Piety: A Case Study in the Relational Dynamics of Text, Commentary, and Illustration in Pipa Ji

Steve B. Miles

From Small Fry to Big Fish: Representing the Rise of Jiujiang Township, Nanhai County, 1395-1657

BOOK REVIEWS

Kenneth M. Swope

Review of Robert J. Anthony, Like Froth Floating on the Sea: The World of Pirates and Seafarers in LAte Imperial South China

Rania Huntington

Review of Daria Berg, Carnival in China: A Reading of the Xingshi Yinyuan zhuan

Philip A. Kafalas

Review of Julian Ward, Xu Xiake (1587-1641): The Art of Travel Writing

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NUMBER 49, (Spring 2004)

Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in San Diego in 2004, Ming History at the AHA Meeting, Videos Devoted to the Zheng He Voyages, Ming Porcelain Selling Well in Hong Kong, Bulletin of Ming-Qing Studies, International Symposium on Ming History

Kenneth Hammond

Wang Shizhen Conference Held in Leiden

Adrian Roberts

An Eyewitness Identified?

Wan Ming

Reflections on the Study of Zheng He's Expeditions

Special Issue on the Image of the First Ming Emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang

ARTICLES

Kenneth M. Swope

A Few Good Men: The Li Family and China's Northern Frontier in the Late Ming

Tian Yuan Tan (Chen Tianyuan)

Prohibition of Jiatou Zaju in the Ming Dynasty and the Portrayal of the Emperor as Sage

BOOK REVIEWS

Kai-wing Chow

Review of Michael Szonyi, Practicing Kinship: Lineage and Descent in Late Imperial China

Suzanne E. Wright

Review of Qianshen Bai, The Transformation of Chinese Calligraphy in the Seventeenth Century

Regina Llamas

Review of Patricia Angela Sieber, Theaters of Desire: Authors, Readers, and the Reproduction of Early Chinese Song-Dramas,1300-2000

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NUMBER 50 (Fall 2004)

Contents

OBITUARIES

William Atwell

Frederick W. Mote

Robert Hymes and Sarah Schneewind

Jaret Weisfogel

REPORTS

Special Issue on the Image of the First Ming Emperor, Zhu Yuanzhang

ARTICLES

Sarah Schneewind, Guest Editor

Introductory Note: Uses of the Ming Founder

Jaret Weisfogel

Invoking Zhu Yuanzhang: Guan Zhidao's Adaptations of the Ming Founder's Ritual Statutes to Late-Ming Jiangnan Society

Johan Elverskog

The Story of Zhu and Mongols of the Seventeenth Century

Martin W. Huang

Sage, Hero, Bandit: Zhu Yuanzhang's Image in the Sixteenth-Century Novel Yinglie zhuan

Deborah A. Sommer

Ming Taizu's Legacy as Iconoclast

Seung B.Kye

The Posthumous Image and Role of Ming Taizu in Korean Politics

BOOK REVIEWS

Edward L. Dreyer

Review of Gavin Menzies, 1421:The Year China Discovered America

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NUMBER 51-52 COMBINED ISSUE (Spring & Fall, 2005)

Contents

OBITUARIES

Albert Chan, S. J.

Yamane Yukio

Publications of Frederick W. Mote

REPORTS

News Notes
2005 Annual Meeting of the Society for Ming Studies, Papers Presented at AAS in Chicago, Metropolitan Museum Yongle Exhibition, Ming Text Reading Seminar at Princeton, Singapore Conference on Chinese Overseas Migration, Veritable Records Entries on Southeast Asia, Workshop on Print Culture in China, One Hundred Years of Chinese Scholarship on Zheng He, Volume of Conference Papers on Zheng He Published, New Edition of Ma Huan in Chinese, Zheng He Exaggerations Continue to Multiply, Ricci Institue Broadening Research Focus, Activities at the Freer Gallery of Art
Wan Ming
Zheng He's Voyages to the Western Oceans
Sarah Schneewind
Research Note: The Village-Level Community Libations Ceremony in Early Ming Law

ARTICLES

Ong Chang Woei

Zhang Zai's Legacy and the Construction of Guanxue in Ming China

Matthew Fryslie

Inside Out: The Rhetoric of Derision in the Mingshi "Yandang zhuan"

BOOK REVIEWS

Josh Yiu

Review of Rose Kerr and Nigel Wood, Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Part 12: Ceramic Technology

Index to Ming Studies, Nos. 1-50

Contents, Issues 1-50

Index to Authors, Titles of Works, and Selected Terms, Issues 1-50

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NUMBER 53 (Spring 2006)

Contents

Special Issue on the World of Wang Shizhen (Part 1)

Kenneth J. Hammond

    Introduction

Sun Weiguo

Different Types of Scholar-Official in Sixteenth-century China: The Interlaced Careers of Wang Shizhen and Zhang Juzheng

Kenneth J. Hammond

Wang Shizhen as Partisan: The Case of Yang Jisheng

John D. Langlois, Jr.

The Reversal of the Death Verdict against Wang Shizhen's Father

Peter K. Bol

Looking to Wang Shizhen:  Hu Yinglin (1551-1602) and Late-Ming Alternatives to Neo-Confucian Learning

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NUMBER 54 (Fall 2006)

Contents

REPORTS

News Notes

2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Ming Studies, Papers Presented at the AAS in San Francisco in 2006, Roundtable on Period Journals, More Claims about Zheng He, Subway or Palace, Record Value for Ming Porcelain

Zhaohui He

Ming China in the Global Context:  New Trends in Ming Studies in Mainland China

Jiang Yonglin and Sarah Schneewind

Report of the "International Conference on Ming Taizu and His Times" (Hong Kong, March 2006)

ARTICLES

Lucille Chia

Publications of the Ming Principalities:  A Distinct Example of Private Printing

Jun Fang

The Political Functions of the Southern Capital in the Ming Dynasty

REVIEW ESSAY

Jennifer Purtle

Even Exchange: Craig Clunas' Elegant Debts and What Art History and Sinology Offer Eachother


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NUMBER 55 (Spring 2007)

Contents

REPORTS

Special Issue on the World of Wang Shizhen (Part 2)

Kenneth J. Hammond

    Introduction

ARTICLES

Alison Hardie

"Massive Structure" or "Spacious Naturalness"?  Aesthetic Choices in the Wang Families' Gardens in Taicang

Katherine Carlitz

Wang Shizhen and the Myth of Gui Youguang

Ann Waltner

Remembering the Lady Wei:  Eulogy and Commemoration in Ming Dynasty China

MING TAIZU: AN EXCHANGE

Sarah Schneewind

Ming Taizu ex Machina?

Richard von Glahn

Ming Taizu ex Nihilo?

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