Tag Archives: 2011 Dissertation

The Making of the Chinese Creative Class

A review of Self-Styling: Practicing Creativity and Remaking Aesthetics in Post-Socialist China by Lily Chumley Self-Styling: Practicing Creativity and Remaking Aesthetics in Post-Socialist China is…

The Crusades in the Aegean c.1300-50

A review of Motivations and Responses to Crusades in the Aegean: c. 1300-1350, by Mike Carr.  In this thesis, submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in…

Korean Percussion Music & Dance in USA

A review of Diasporic P’ungmul in the United States: A Journey between Korea and the United States, by Soojin Kim. Soojin Kim’s dissertation explores the…

Rise of the Song Sichuanese Literati Elites

A review of Managing the Territories from Afar: The Imperial State and Elites in Sichuan, 755–1279, by Song Chen. In assembling and dissecting hundreds of…

Indigenous Economy & Ethical Work in Ecuador

A review of Merchant Moralities: Indigenous Economy and Ethical Work in Otavalo, Ecuador, by Kristine Latta. Drawing on a range of personal experiences and ethnographic…

Purging the Wartime USSR

A review of L’ épuration de guerre en URSS, à partir de l’exemple de la région de Kalinine, 1941-1953 (Purging the Wartime USSR: A Study…

Qiu Ti: Chinese Female Modernist Painter

A review of Qiu Ti’s Contributions to Juelanshe and the Intersection of Modernist Ideology, Public Receptivity, and Personal Identity for a Woman Oil Painter in…