Table of Contents:
  • Out of the ordinary : implications of material culture and daily life in China / Hanchao Lu
  • The violence of the everyday in early twentieth-century China / Rebecca Karl
  • Discursive community and the genealogy of scientific categories / Wang Hui
  • The modernity of savings, 1900-1937 / Brett Sheehan
  • Reimagining China : Xiamen, overseas Chinese, and a transnational modernity / James A. Cook
  • Shanghai's China traveler / Madeleine Yue Dong
  • Self-development of migrant women and the production of suzhi (quality) as surplus value / Yan Hairong
  • The remains of the everyday : one hundred years of recycling in Beijing / Joshua Goldstein
  • From provision to exchange : legalizing the market in China's urban water supply / Alana Boland.