Review of Xiaoqun Xu, Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-37

10 Pages Posted: 19 Apr 2009  

Nicholas Calcina Howson

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: April 14, 2009

Abstract

Review of Xiaoqun Xu's "Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-37" (Stanford University Press, 2008) and discussion of relationships between late Qing, early Republican judicial reform and 21st century judicial reform discourse in the PRC.

Keywords: China, judicial reform, rule of law, legal history

Suggested Citation

Howson, Nicholas Calcina, Review of Xiaoqun Xu, Trial of Modernity: Judicial Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China, 1901-37 (April 14, 2009). American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 57, No. 2, Spring 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1381022

Nicholas Calcina Howson (Contact Author)

University of Michigan Law School ( email )

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