Category Archives: China


Jilin Provincial Archives

A review of the Jilin Provincial Archives. Are you conducting research on the late Qing and/or early Republican periods? Have you been searching for an…

DiasporaMigrationStudies_Aldina Camenisch

Field Work With Swiss Migrants in China

Tracing mobilities and moorings in China – some reflections about my field work on Swiss migrants in Mainland China It is May 19th, 2015, 23:00….


Madness in Republican China

A review of Spits, Chains, and Hospital Beds: A History of Madness in Republican Beijing, 1912-1938, by Emily Lauren Baum. This widely researched dissertation explores…


Compradors in British Hong Kong

A review of The City of Intermediaries: Compradors in Hong Kong from the 1830s to the 1880s, by Kaori Abe Kaori Abe’s Ph. D. dissertation…


Northern Song Reflections on the Tang

A review of Northern Song Reflections on the Tang, by Jeffrey Rice. Jeffrey Rice’s dissertation is a study of Northern Song historiography of the history…


Cultural Propaganda in Taiwan, 1950s-60s

A Review of Performing an Absent China: Cultural Propaganda in Anti-Communist Taiwan in the 1950’s and 1960’s, by Ching-Yi Huang. Dr. Ching-Yi Huang’s dissertation touches…