EASTM: New Special Issue #43 Published

The first volume of special issue on “Numerical Tables and Tabular Layouts in Chinese Scholarly Documents— Part I: On the Work to Produce Tables and the Meaning of their Format” #43 of the Journal of EAST ASIAN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MEDICINE is published and available online at www.eastm.org

Table of Contents

Introduction from the Guest Editor by KARINE CHEMLA

The Planetary Visibility Tables in the Second-Century BC Manuscript Wu xing zhan 五星占 by DANIEL PATRICK MORGAN

Mapping Time in the Shiji and Hanshu Tables 表 by MICHAEL NYLAN

The Question of Pangxing 旁行 and Xieshang 邪上 in the “Sandai shibiao” 三代世表 (Genealogical Tables of the Three Dynasties) of the Shiji 史記 (The Grand Clerk’s Records) by MA BIAO 馬彪


Thomas P. Bernstein and Hua-yu Li, China Learns from the Soviet Union, 1949-Present reviewed by Lowell Dittmer

Feng Jiren, Chinese Architecture and Metaphor: Song Culture in the Yingzao Fashi Building Manual reviewed by Caroline Bodolec

Ian Jared Miller, The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo reviewed by Barbara Ambros

Catherine Jami (ed.), “Mobilité Humaine et Circulation des Savoirs Techniques (XVIIe-XIXe Siècle)—Human Mobility and the Circulation of Technical Knowledge (17th-19th Centuries)” reviewed by Marta E. Hanson

Benjamin A. Elman, Antiquarianism, Language, and Medical Philology: From Early Modern to Modern Sino-Japanese Medical Discourses reviewed by John P. DiMoia

Erica Fox Brindley, Music, Cosmology, and the Politics of Harmony in Early China reviewed by Eleanor Lipsey and Michael Nylan