Category Archives: East, South & Southeast Asia

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The Oriental Collection at Peshawar University

A review of the Oriental Collection at Peshawar University Working at Peshawar University libraries has been one of the most refreshing research experiences I have…

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Gender and Restaurant Work in Shanghai

A review of Transforming Life in China: Gendered Experiences of Restaurant Workers in Shanghai, by Yang Shen. Although many existing literature study migrant workers in…

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Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan

A review of Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan, 1600-1900, by Jakobina Arch. Jakobina Arch’s pathbreaking dissertation makes substantial contributions…