The China Quarterly

Book Reviews

History and Legend: Ideas and Images in the Ming Historical Novel. By Shelley Hsueh-lun Chang. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1990. 279 pp. $37.50. ISBN 0 472 10117 X.]

Crisis and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century China: Society, Culture, and Modernity in Li Yü's World. By Chun-shu Chang and Shelley Hsueh-lun Chang. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992. 452 pp. $55.00. ISBN 0 472 10255 9.]

John E. Wills Jr