Tag Archives: 2009 Dissertation

Making of Geology in Late-Georgian England

A review of Practical and Economic Interests in the Making of Geology in late Georgian England, by Leucha Veneer. Practical and economic interests are often…

Another Tale of the Heike

A review of Another Tale of the Heike: An Examination of the Engyōbon Heike monogatari, by Amy Christine Franks. Amy Franks’s meticulously researched and persuasively…

The Ishii Brothers’ Vendetta in Genroku Japan

A review of The Violent Virtue: First Narratives of the Ishii Brothers’ Late Genroku Katakiuchi, by Drake Langford. Drake Langford’s dissertation examines multiple iterations of…

Muslims & Modernity in Imperial Russia

A review of Imperial Russia’s Muslims: Inroads of Modernity, by Mustafa Tuna. Before 1917, Muslim intellectuals in Russia’s Volga-Ural region (today’s Tatarstan and Bashkortostan) sought…