• Journal of Song Yuan Studies, Volume 38 (2008)


    1 Shipping, Customs Procedures, and the Foreign Community: The Pingzhou ketan on Three Aspects of Guangzhou’s Maritime Economy in the Late Eleventh Century
    Derek Heng
    39 Employing the Right Kind of Men: The Role of Cosmological Argumentation in the Qingli Reforms
    Douglas Skonicki
    101 The Great Wall and Conceptualizations of the Border Under the Northern Song
    Nicolas Tackett

    Research Report

    141 “Goose File” Formation: What Does It Look Like?
    Tsang Shui-lung
    163 Prosopography and its Potential for Middle Period Research
    Anne Gerritsen

    State of the Field Reports

    205 Bibliography of Song History Studies in Japan (2007)
    Hirata Shigeki, ed.
    205 Part I: Jurchen Jin Studies in Japan since the 1980s
    242 Part II: Bibliography of Song Historical Studies in Japan (2007)


    259 Emperor Huizong and Late Northern Song China: The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics, ed. by Patricia Buckley Ebrey and Maggie Bickford
    Bao Weimin
    268 The Writing of Weddings in Middle-Period China: Text and Ritual Practice in the Eighth through Fourteenth Centuries, by Christian de Pee
    Beverly Bossler
    272 Unbounded Loyalty: Frontier Crossings in Liao China, by Naomi Standen
    Dieter Kuhn
    277 Out of the Cloister: Literati Perspectives on Buddhism in Sung china, 960-1279, by Mark Halperin
    Koichi Shinohara
    285 Portrait of a Community: Society, Culture, and the Structures of Kinship in the Mulan River Valley (Fujian) from the Late Tang through the Song, by Hugh R. Clark
    Barend Ter Haar

    News and Notes

    293 Ph.D. Dissertation Abstracts
    294 Book Notices