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Jonathan D. Spence • 67 Items / 16 Books, 14 Articles, 37 Reviews
The Gate of Heavenly Peace (1981)
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Published Reviews
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    Nonfiction Briefs (Review)
    The Gate of Heavenly Peace, by Jonathan D. Spence
    1. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    The Saturday Review, October 1981, p. 73
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    Up Against the Great Wall (Review)
    The Gate of Heavenly Peace, by Jonathan D. Spence
    1. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    The New York Review of Books, February 18, 1982, pp. 37-40
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    Writers and Revolution (Review)
    The Gate of Heavenly Peace, by Jonathan D. Spence
    1. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    The New Republic, October 14, 1981, pp. 34-35
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    A Lost Generation (Review)
    The Gate of Heavenly Peace, by Jonathan D. Spence
    1. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    National Review, July 9, 1982, p. 844
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    Obscure Chinamen (Review)
    The Gate of Heavenly Peace, by Jonathan D. Spence
    1. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    The Nation, December 19, 1981, pp. 677-678
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    Echoes of China's Past (3 Reviews)
    Modern China, by Colin Mackerras
    1. Modern China by Colin Mackerras
    2. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    3. Power and Politics in Late Imperial China by Stephen R. MacKinnon
    Encounter, September 1982, pp. 61-65
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    Intellectuals and the State in China (5 Reviews)
    Intellectuals and the State in Modern China, by Jerome B. Grieder
    1. Intellectuals and the State in Modern China by Jerome B. Grieder
    2. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    3. Fei Xiaotong and Sociology in Revolutionary China by R. David Arkush
    4. Fei Hsiao Tung by James P. McGough
    5. China's Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent by Merle Goldman
    Problems of Communism, November 1982, pp. 81-84
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    The 20 Best Books of 1981 (10 Reviews)
    Nonfiction
    1. Basin and Range by John McPhee
    2. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    3. Lectures on Russian Literature by Vladimir Nabokov and Fredson Bowers
    4. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
    5. National Defense by James Fallows
    6. Old Glory: An American Voyage by Jonathan Raban
    7. Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number by Jacobo Timerman
    8. Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession by Janet Malcolm
    9. The Sage of Monticello by Dumas Malone
    10. The Soul of a New Machine by Tracy Kidder
    The Saturday Review, December 1981, pp. 78-87
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    Recent Books on International Relations (12 Reviews)
    Asia and the Pacific
    1. Among the Believers by V.S. Naipaul
    2. The Politics of Islamic Reassertion by Mohammed Ayoob
    3. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    4. China's Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent by Merle Goldman
    5. The China Factor by Richard H. Solomon
    6. Pakistan, China and America by Latif Ahmed Sherwani
    7. Afghanistan: The Soviet Invasion in Perspective by Anthony Arnold
    8. The Third Indochina Conflict by David W.P. Elliott
    9. The Communist Road to Power in Vietnam by William J. Duiker
    10. The Korean Conundrum: A Conversation with Kim I1 Sung by Stephen J. Solarz
    11. The Origins of the Korean War, Vol. I by Bruce Cumings
    12. ASEAN and the Pacific Community by Narongchai Akrasanee
    Foreign Affairs, Winter 1981, pp. 453-454
  10. VII. Reviews
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    Reviews (24 Reviews)
    The Voegelinian Revolution: A Biographical Introduction, by Ellis Sandoz
    1. The Voegelinian Revolution: A Biographical Introduction by Ellis Sandoz
    2. Epistemological Problems of Economics by Ludwig von Mises
    3. The Theory of Money and Credit by Ludwig von Mises
    4. The Pursuit of Virtue, and Other Tory Notions by George F. Will
    5. Citizen of Rome by Frederick D. Wilhelmsen
    6. Shakespeare as Political Thinker by John Alvis and Thomas G. West
    7. Realism by David J. Levy
    8. Faces in My Time by Anthony Powell
    9. James McCosh and the Scottish Intellectual Tradition by J. David Hoeveler, Jr.
    10. American Democrat and Other Political Writings by James Fenimore Cooper, John Willson, and Bradley J. Birzer, ...
    11. Teacher in America by Jacques Barzun
    12. Myths That Rule America by Herbert Ira London and Albert L. Weeks
    13. The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Jonathan D. Spence
    14. Of Kennedys and Kings by Harris Wofford
    15. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie
    16. Social Order and the Limits of Law by Iredell Jenkins
    17. The Principles of Social Order by Lon L. Fuller and Kenneth Winston
    18. The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted by Charles E. Beveridge and Frederick Law Olmsted, ...
    19. Victorian Devotional Poetry by G.B. Tennyson
    20. Dante the Maker by William Anderson
    21. A History of Post-War Soviet Writing by Grigori Svirski
    22. Literary Democracy by Larzer Ziff
    23. Marx et Darwin by Yves Christen
    24. Russia's Failed Revolutions by Adam B. Ulam
    Modern Age, Summer 1982, pp. 397-466