Recent Chinese Legal History Research of Interest

Dear ISCLH Members:

Fellow member Roy Sturgeon (rsturgeo@tulane.edu) would like to share the following articles and books related to Chinese legal history that he has come across in his recent research.

Articles and Chapters

Chen Ben, “When the rule of law met rule by the party: the conflicts between Baptist schools and the local Guomindang in Republican Suzhou.” Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol. 13, no. 2 (2019): 274–295. https://doi.org/10.1080/17535654.2019.1688950

Yue Du, “Policies and Counterstrategies: State-Sponsored Filiality and False Accusation in Qing China.” International Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 16, no. 2 (2019): 79–97. https://doi.org/doi:10.1017/S1479591419000111

Maura Dykstra, “Cross-Jurisdictional Trade and Contract Enforcement in Qing China.” International Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 16, no. 2 (2019): 99–115. https://doi.org/doi:10.1017/S1479591419000123

Richard Horowitz, “Protégé Problems: Qing Officials, Extraterritoriality, and Global Integration in Nineteenth-Century China.” In The Extraterritoriality of Law: History, Theory, Politics, edited by Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal, and Ntina Tzouvala. Routledge Press, 2019. https://www.routledge.com/The-Extraterritoriality-of-Law-History-Theory-Politics/Margolies-Ozsu-Pal-Tzouvala/p/book/9780815378587

Robert H. Hu, “Arthur C. Y. Yao (1906-2004): A Pioneer Chinese Professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law.” St. Mary’s Law Journal, vol. 51, no. 1 (2020): 131–171. https://commons.stmarytx.edu/thestmaryslawjournal/vol51/iss1/4

Helena Jaskov, “The Negotiated Geography of the Treaty of Nerchinsk (1689) and the Role of the Jesuits.” Late Imperial China, vol. 40, no. 2 (2019): 45–88. https://doi.org/10.1353/late.2019.0007

Glenn D. Tiffert, Review of Dead Souls. Education About Asia, vol. 24, no. 3 (2019): 70–72. https://www.asianstudies.org/publications/eaa/archives/dead-souls/

Martin Purbrick, “Patriotic Chinese Triads and Secret Societies: From the Imperial Dynasties, to Nationalism, to Communism.” Asian Affairs, vol. 50, no. 3 (2019): 305–322. https://doi.org/doi:10.1080/03068374.2019.1636515

Margaret Mih Tillman, “Religious liberty for the Chinese child: missionary debates in the 1930s.” Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol. 13, no. 2 (2019): 249–273. https://doi.org/doi:10.1080/17535654.2019.1688975

Xiaowei Zheng, “Constitutionalist Pu Dianjun and his new cultural movement.” Journal of Modern Chinese History, vol. 13, no. 2 (2019): 226–248. https://doi.org/10.1080/17535654.2019.1688991

Books

Janos Jany, Legal Traditions in Asia: History, Concepts and Laws. Springer: 2020. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030437275

Lin Li, Jihong Mo, Guoqiang Zhai, editors. Constitutional Development in China, 1982-2012. Springer: 2020. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789813292598

Max W. L. Wong, Chinese Marriage and Social Change: The Legal Abolition of Concubinage in Hong Kong. Springer: 2020. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811516436

Han Zhai, The Constitutional Identity of Contemporary China: The Unitary System and Its Internal Logic. Brill: 2019. https://brill.com/view/title/39491

Jinfan Zhang, The History of Chinese Legal Civilization Ancient China: From About 21st Century B.C. to 1840 A.D. (Vol. 1) Springer: 2020. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811010279

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