Category Archives: China

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Experimental Photography of Ruins in China

A review of Building a History of Experimental Photography of Ruins in Chinese Demolition, by Xavier Ortells-Nicolau. “A philosopher who has evolved his entire thinking…

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Pastoral Adaptations in Northern Mongolia

A review of Modeling Late Prehistoric and Early Historic Pastoral Adaptations in Northern Mongolia’s Darkhad Depression, by Julia K. Clark. Mongolia has long proved fertile…

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Gold and Silver in Imperial China

A review of Gold and Silver Production in Imperial China: Technological choices in their social-economic and environmental settings, by Liu Siran. Liu Siran’s thesis presents…

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Writing Geography in Early Medieval China

A review of Patterns of the Earth: Writing Geography in Early Medieval China, by David Jonathan Felt. In hardly any other period was China more…

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Money and Trade in Qing China

A review of Money and Trade, Hinterland and Coast, Empire and Nation-State: An Unusual History of Shanxi Piaohao, 1820-1930, by Luman Wang. Shanxi piaohao distinguish…