Category Archives: China

Famine Relief in Warlord China

A review of Struggling with Famine in Warlord China: Social Networks, Achievements, and Limitations, 1920-21, by Pierre Emery Fuller. Pierre Fuller’s dissertation, Struggling with Famine…

New Chinese History Dissertation Reviews

The third season of Chinese History Dissertation Reviews begins this September. If you are interested in reviewing for the series, having your dissertation reviewed, contributing…

Three Collections in Taipei

A review of the National Palace Museum Library (國立故宮博物院圖書文獻館), the National Central Library (國家圖書館), and the Grand Secretariat Archives (內閣大庫檔案), Taipei, Taiwan. One of the…

Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

A review of The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History, by Rian Richard Thum. The history of a history, our teachers and mentors have told us,…

On Comparative Studies in Sinology

How Much of a Chimera is Comparability? Reflections on Comparative Studies in Sinology Whenever I tell someone in Chinese Studies that my doctoral dissertation is…

Two Collections in Yunnan

A review of the Yunnan Provincial Archives (云南省档案馆) and the Yunnan Provincial Library (云南省图书馆), Kunming, China. Archival research in Yunnan requires time, patience, and a…

Chongqing Municipal Archives

A review of the Chongqing Municipal Archives (重庆市档案馆), Chongqing, China. In 2010-11, I spent twelve months conducting research at the Chongqing Municipal Archives for my…

Zhejiang Provincial Library

A review of the Zhejiang Provincial Library (浙江省图书馆), Hangzhou, China. My research interests focus on the history of medicine and health in twentieth-century China. I…