Tag Archives: 2010 Dissertation

Media Creation in China’s Na Villages

A review of Scenes from Yongning: Media Creation in China’s Na Villages, by Tami Blumenfield. Tami Blumenfield’s dissertation is a refreshing anthropological study of media…

The Elite Households of Kirman, 1858-1914

A review of Opium, Carpets, and Constitutionalists: A Social History of the Elite Households of Kirman, 1859-1914, by James M. Gustafson. James Gustafson’s dissertation examines…

Choson-Qing Tributary Relations & Politics

A review of Divergent Visions of Serving the Great: The Emergence of Chosŏn-Qing Tributary Relations as a Politics of Representation, by Joshua Van Lieu. In…

Chinese Geology & German Imperialism

A review of Underground Empires: German Imperialism and the Introduction of Geology in China, 1860-1919, by Shellen Xiao Wu. After the German geologist Ferdinand von…