Remembering Ezra Vogel 

Martin K. Whyte and Mary C. Brinton’s book contains fond reminiscences from 155 diverse individuals to convey what was so extraordinary about the character and life of the late Ezra Vogel, a professor of Chinese Studies at Harvard.

Chinese Asianism, 1894–1945

Craig A. Smith’s “Chinese Asianism” examines Chinese intellectual discussions of East Asian solidarity, analyzing them in connection with Chinese nationalism and Sino–Japanese relations.

Opportunity in Crisis: Cantonese Migrants and the State in Late Qing China

Opportunity in Crisis explores the history of late Qing Cantonese migration along the West River basin during war and reconstruction and the impact of those developments on the relationship between state and local elites on the Guangxi frontier. By situating Cantonese upriver and overseas migration within the same framework, Steven Miles reconceives the late Qing as an age of Cantonese diasporic expansion rather than one of state decline.