Category Archives: Culture, Society & Politics

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The Making of Karafuto Repatriates

A review of The making of Karafuto repatriates, by Jonathan Edward Bull. Japan’s defeat in World War II ushered in the rapid dismantling of its…

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Capitalism, Liberalism, and the British Empire

A review of Colonial Capitalism and the Dilemmas of Liberalism: Locke, Burke, Wakefield and the British Empire, by Onur Ulas Ince. Onur Ulas Ince’s dissertation…

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Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…

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DR is Dead. Long Live DR.

Ever since Dissertation Reviews was founded in 2010, our goal has been a consistent one: to expose the scholarly world to cutting-edge PhD dissertations across…