Category Archives: East, South & Southeast Asia

The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea

A review of The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea: Neo-Classicism, Nativism, and Figurations of Power by Javier Cha. This ambitious dissertation focuses on what the…

Four Archives in Mizoram, India

A review of Four Archives in Mizoram, India. I spent the first half of 2014 researching the history of healing in Mizoram, the state at…

Qingdao Municipal Archives

A review of the Qingdao Municipal Archives (青岛市档案馆), Qingdao. The Qingdao Municipal Archives, located at No. 148 Yanji Road in Shibei Distrist (市北区 延吉路148号), are…

Zhangzhou Municipal Archives

A review of the Zhangzhou Municipal Archives (漳州市档案馆) and other useful research resources in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province. This brief assessment of the Zhangzhou Municipal Archives…

Supply Lines in Choson Korea

A review of Provisions and Profits in a Wartime Borderland: Supply Lines and Society in the Border Region between China and Korea, 1592-1644, by Masato…