Category Archives: China

Material Culture of Six Dynasties North China

A review of Leaves that Sway: Gold Xianbei Cap Ornaments from Northeast China, by Sarah Laursen. Sarah Laursen’s dissertation is the first work in English…

Nanjing

Representing Nanjing in Imperial China

A review of Dimensions of Place: Map, Itinerary, and Trace in Images of Nanjing, by Catherine Stuer. Catherine Stuer’s dissertation is a comprehensive study of…

Three Colonial Collections in Japan

A review of Three Colonial Collections in Japan The Northern Studies Collection, Hokkaidō University, Sapporo, Japan 札幌市北区北8条西5丁目 北海道大学附属図書館 北方資料室 tel: +81-1-1706-2994; website The Northern Studies…

Two Archives in Guangdong, China

A review of the Guangdong Provincial Archives and the Guangzhou Municipal Archives (China). In Guangzhou, two excellent facilities for the study of local history are…

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum

A review of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Museum (Uy. Shinjang uyghur aptonom rayonluq muzéy, Ch. Xinjiang weiwu’er zizhiqu bowuguan) (Urumqi, Xinjiang, China). Archives in…

Governance of HIV/AIDS in China

A review of Opportunistic Infections: The Governance of HIV/AIDS in China, by Elsa Fan. In her dissertation, Elsa Fan explores a contemporary health crisis in…

Culture & Media in Post-Socialist China

A review of Information Fantasies: Culture and Media in the Post-Mao “New Era,” by Xiao Liu. The transition from socialism to post-socialism is undoubtedly pivotal…