Category Archives: China

Reassembling Western Zhou Social Ritual

A Review of Between Kin and King: Social Aspects of Western Zhou Ritual, by Paul Nicholas Vogt. This dissertation is a study of socio-political aspects…

Health and Medicine in Soekarno Era Indonesia

A review of Health and Medicine in Soekarno Era Indonesia: Social Medicine, Public Health and Medical Education, 1949-1967 by Vivek Neelakantan. The year 1949 was…

Spanish Travelers in China, 1870-1910

A review of Nostalgia imperial: crónicas de viajeros españoles por China (1870-1910) [Imperial Nostalgia: chronicles of Spanish travelers in China (1870-1910)], by Qing Ai. Spaniards…

Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949

A review of On the Move: Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949, by António Eduardo Hawthorne Barrento. In recent decades, a substantial literature in English identifies…

Migrant Factory Women in China’s Hinterland

A review of When Migrant Factory Women Return Home: Their Life Experiences in Fast Growing China’s Hinterland, by Yuchen Han. Yuchen Han’s timely and insightful…

The Formation and Development of a Shang City

A Review of Becoming a Capital: Formation and Development of Zhengzhou Shang City 鄭州商代都邑地位的形成與發展, by Weidong Hou 侯衛東 In this inspiring dissertation, Weidong Hou reconstructs…