Category Archives: Europe

Patronage and Music Composition in France

A review of Toward a Theory of Patronage: Funding for Music Composition in France, 1918–1939, by Louis Epstein. Louis Epstein’s dissertation, “Toward a Theory of…

British Sport Hunting in Colonial India

A review of Guns and Shikaris: The Rise of the Sahib’s Hunting Ethos and the Fall of the Subaltern Poacher in British India, 1750-1947, by…

Introducing South European Studies

It is with great excitement that we announce the forthcoming launch of our new series, South European Studies Dissertation Reviews. This new field has been…

Introducing Western European Studies

It is with great excitement that we announce the forthcoming launch of our new series, Western European Studies Dissertation Reviews. This new field has been…

Imperial Russian Naval History Resources in St. Petersburg

A review of the Central Naval Library and Russian State Naval Archive (Центральная военно-морская библиотека; Российский государственный архив военно-морского флота), St. Petersburg. The city flag of St. Petersburg is…

The Non-Western Origins of Human Rights in East Germany

A review of Between dictatorship and dissent: Ideology, legitimacy, and human rights in East Germany, 1945-1990, by Ned Richardson-Little. Ned Richardson-Little’s well-argued and well-researched dissertation…

The Open Society Archives in Budapest

A review of the Open Society Archives, Budapest, Hungary The Open Society Archives (OSA) in Budapest are a private collection of materials pertaining to the…