Category Archives: North, Central & West Asia

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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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British Rule and Turkish Cypriot Identity

A review of Contextualizing the emergence and the development of Turkish Nationalism in Cyprus: The British imperial impact, 1923-1939, by Ilia Xypolia. Until recently, Cypriot…

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Iranians in Sweden and Canada

A review of Producing Culture, Producing Practice: Iranians in Sweden and Canada, by Amy Malek. Amy Malek’s study investigates the role of cultural performances for…

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The National Library and Archives of Bhutan

A review of the National Library and Archives of Bhutan (འབྲུག་རྒྱལ་ཡོངས་དཔེ་མཛོད་དང་ཡིག་རིགས་གཏན་འཇོག་ཁང་།) in Thimphu, Bhutan. In Bhutan, as with many Himalayan Buddhist cultures, key texts were…

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Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (India)

A review of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (བོད་ཀྱི་དཔེ་མཛོད་ཁང་།) (Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India). The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) in Dharamshala,…