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Chinese Shadows (1977)
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Published Reviews
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    Comparative Politics (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    American Political Science Review, December 1978, pp. 1476-1477
  2. [+]
    Books: The Giant Who Isn't There (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    The New Yorker, October 24, 1977, pp. 177-181
  3. Books Arts & Manners
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    Sinners and Fools (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    National Review, October 28, 1977, p. 1244
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    Watching the China watchers (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    Inquiry, December 19, 1977, p. 25
  5. Current Books
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    Fellows' Choice (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 1978, p. 154
  6. Books in Review
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    Maoist Mandarins (Review)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    Commentary, January 1978, pp. 68-69
  7. Special Book Section
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    China and India and Me (2 Reviews)
    Bureaucracy and self-absorption may be severe problems in America, but they could becom...
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    2. India: A Wounded Civilization by V.S. Naipaul
    The Washington Monthly, March 1978, pp. 44-47
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    Marxism and Socialism (2 Reviews)
    The Chairman's New Clothes, by Simon Leys
    1. The Chairman's New Clothes by Simon Leys
    2. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    Telos, Spring 1979, pp. 233-242
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    In the People's Republic (2 Reviews)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    2. In the People's Republic by Orville Schell
    The American Spectator, March 1978, pp. 32-33
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    Playroom and Anteroom: A Verse Miscellany (2 Reviews)
    In the People's Republic, by Orville Schell
    1. In the People's Republic by Orville Schell
    2. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    The New Republic, August 6, 1977, pp. 40-41
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    The Chinese Dream Machine (3 Reviews)
    China and the Search for Happiness, by Wolfgang Bauer
    1. China and the Search for Happiness by Wolfgang Bauer
    2. Chinese Socialism to 1907 by Martin Bernal
    3. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    The New York Review of Books, September 29, 1977, pp. 15-17
  12. Books & the Arts
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    Understanding China: The Long March (5 Reviews)
    Chinese Shadows, by Simon Leys
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    2. Comrade Chiang Ch'ing by Roxane Witke
    3. The Chinese Communist Party in Power, 1949-1976 by Jacques Guillermaz
    4. China's Economy and the Maoist Strategy by John G. Gurley
    5. China's Industrial Revolution by Stephen Andors
    The Nation, July 2, 1977, pp. 21-22
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    Asia (10 Reviews)
    China and America, by William J. Barnds
    1. China and America by William J. Barnds
    2. China Diary by Paul Paddock
    3. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    4. The Future of the Korean Peninsula by Young C. Kim and Abraham M. Halpern
    5. Japanese-Trained Armies in Southeast Asia by Joyce C. Lebra
    6. Law and Politics in China's Foreign Trade by Victor H. Li
    7. Pakistan: The Long View by Lawrence Ziring, Ralph Braibanti, and W. Howard Wriggins, ...
    8. Policymaking in Contemporary Japan by T.J. Pempel
    9. Southeast Asia in International Politics, 1941-1956 by Evelyn Colbert
    10. Whither China: The View From the Kremlin by Morris Rothenberg
    Orbis, Winter 1978, pp. 997-998
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    Recent Books on International Relations (13 Reviews)
    Asia and the Pacific
    1. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    2. Up to the Mountains and Down to the Villages by Thomas P. Bernstein
    3. The Broken Wave by Roy Hofheinz, Jr.
    4. China's Future by Allen S. Whiting and Robert F. Dernberger
    5. China, Oil, and Asia: Conflict Ahead? by Selig S. Harrison
    6. Chinese Perception of the World by G.W. Choudhury
    7. Whither China: The View From the Kremlin by Morris Rothenberg
    8. China Diary by Paul Paddock
    9. De-Recognizing Taiwan by Victor H. Li
    10. The Future of the Korean Peninsula by Young C. Kim and Abraham M. Halpern
    11. The Foreign Policy of Modern Japan by Robert A. Scalapino
    12. Policymaking in Contemporary Japan by T.J. Pempel
    13. Murder of a Gentle Land by John Barron and Anthony Paul
    Foreign Affairs, January 1978, pp. 458-460
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    Book Reviews (14 Reviews)
    On China
    1. The Chinese Economy: Problems and Policies by Jan S. Prybyla
    2. Doctoral Dissertations on China, 1971-1975 by Frank J. Shulman
    3. Political Behavior of Adolescents in China by David M. Raddock
    4. Mao's China and After by Maurice Meisner
    5. P'yongyang Between Peking and Moscow by Chin O. Chung
    6. The Sinkiang Story by Jack Chen
    7. Chinese Shadows by Simon Leys
    8. The Broken Wave by Roy Hofheinz, Jr.
    9. The Chinese Connection by Warren I. Cohen
    10. China and the Major Powers in East Asia by A. Doak Barnett
    11. China-Watch: Toward Sino-American Reconciliation by Robert G. Sutter
    12. China, Oil, and Asia: Conflict Ahead? by Selig S. Harrison
    13. Mao Tse-Tung and the Chinese People by Roger Howard
    14. The Widening Gulf by Selig S. Harrison
    Current History, September 1978, pp. 77-90