Reviews ers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990), for example, underscores the relevance of the bureaucratic communication network in understanding the Qing state's response to rumor. In sum, the stories, interpretations, and arguments in Telling Stories will fascinate readers with an interest in religious and cultural history. They also provide rich material for teachers of the cultural history of imperial China. Hopefully, the marvelous scholarship exhibited in this work will inspire further inquiry into the history of oral culture; the written, printed, and oral dissemination of news; and the relationships between social and official information networks and the imperial order in imperial China. Hilde De Weerdt Hilde De Weerdt, a university lecturer in Chinese History at the University of Oxford, teaches imperial Chinese history and researches late imperial intellectual history and political culture. Jennifer Took. A Native Chieftaincy in Southwest China: Franchising a Tai Chieftaincy under the Tusi System of Late Imperial China. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xvii, 317 pp. Hardcover $120.00, isbn 9004147977. Jennifer Took has provided us with a valuable microhistory of China's tusi offices in Guangxi Province during the Ming (13681644) and Qing (16361912) dynasties. It is valuable not only
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