Tag Archives: 2010 Dissertation

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The Horse in Pre-Imperial China

A review of The Horse in Pre-Imperial China, by Xiang Wan This dissertation provides a rich account of the role of the domestic horse in…

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China After the Sino-Soviet Split

A review of: China After the Sino-Soviet Split: Maoist Politics, Global Narratives, and the Imagination of the World, by Zachary Scarlett. In this dissertation, which…

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Social Organization in Neolithic Taiwan

A review of Reconstructing Prehistoric Social Organization: A Case Study from the Wanshan Site, Neolithic Taiwan, by Chih-hua Chiang. Chih-hua Chiang’s dissertation offers an inspiring…

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Crime & Print Culture in 18c London

A review of Print Culture and Responses to Crime in Mid-Eighteenth-Century London, by Richard Ward. Richard Ward’s thesis explores the landscape of mid-eighteenth-century crime in…

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Displaying Votive Paintings in Edo Japan

A review of Ema: Display Practices of Edo Period Votive Paintings, by Hilary Katherine Snow. This dissertation by Hilary K. Snow examines the diversity of…

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Korean Buddhism in the Twentieth Century

A review of Buddhist Propagation and Modernization: The Significance of P’ogyo in Twentieth-Century Korean Buddhism, by Mark Andrew Nathan.  When I was asked to review…

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Korean Adoption & Orphans

A review of Genealogies of Korean Adoption: American Empire, Militarization, and Yellow Desire, by SooJin Pate. SooJin Pate’s dissertation is groundbreaking not only for the…