Category Archives: China

New Nomads of the Socialist Economy

A review of Des bergers sans troupeau: Les nouveaux nomades de l’économie socialiste de marché en Amdo-Qinghai (RPC) (Shepherds Without a Herd: The New Nomads…

Rise of the Song Sichuanese Literati Elites

A review of Managing the Territories from Afar: The Imperial State and Elites in Sichuan, 755–1279, by Song Chen. In assembling and dissecting hundreds of…

Han Clothing Movement & Nationalism

A review of The Imaginary Institution of China: Dialectics of Fantasy and Failure in Nationalist Identification, as Seen through China’s Han Clothing Movement, by Kevin…

Qiu Ti: Chinese Female Modernist Painter

A review of Qiu Ti’s Contributions to Juelanshe and the Intersection of Modernist Ideology, Public Receptivity, and Personal Identity for a Woman Oil Painter in…

Chinese Immigrants in Mexico 1931-71

A review of We Won’t Be Bullied Anymore: Chinese-Mexican Relations and the Chinese Community in Mexico, 1931-1971, by Fredy González. Fredy González’s 2013 dissertation, We…

Installation Art in China

A review of Installationskunst in China. Transkulturelle Reflexionsräume einer Genealogie des Performativen (Installation Art in China. Transcultural Spaces Reflecting a Genealogy of the Performative), by…

Inner Mongolia Regional Archives, Hohhot

A review of the Inner Mongolia Regional Archives (Hohhot, China). 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市南二环路60号 内蒙古自治区档案局 
tel: +86-47-1481-1482; website In the cavernous, marble lobby of the Inner Mongolia Regional…

Social Transformation in Songshan 2500-1600 BCE

A review of Social Transformation from the Longshan Period to the Erlitou Period: Songshan and Beyond 從龍山到二里頭──以嵩山南北為中心, by Li Zhang 張莉. For many anthropologists and…