Category Archives: East, South & Southeast Asia

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Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Art

A review of Connecting Across Boundaries: The Use of Chinese Images in Late Chosŏn Court Art from Transcultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, by Yoonjung Seo. The…

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The National Archives of Sri Lanka

A review of the National Archives of Sri Lanka (Colombo, Sri Lanka). Since 2009, I have used the archives of the Dutch East India Company…

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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…

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The Habitus of Post-War Taiwanese Literature

A review of the Literary Field and Literature in Early Post-war Period Taiwan (1945-1949), by Táňa Dluhošová. Although the literary production of early post-war Taiwan…

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Commercial Dispute Resolution in Qing Chongqing

A review of Complicated Matters: Commercial Dispute Resolution in Qing Chongqing from 1750 to 1911 by Maura D. Dykstra. Chinese legal history is experiencing somewhat…

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The Rockefeller Archive Center

A review of The Rockefeller Archive Center (Sleepy Hollow, New York, United States). The Rockefeller Archive Center (RAC) (http://www.rockarch.org/) houses collections of broad relevance to…