Tag Archives: 2011 Dissertation

Ceramics & Craft in Prehistoric Philippines

A review of Ceramic Production and Craft Specialization in the Prehistoric Philippines, A.D. 500 to 1600, by Lisa C. Niziolek. Lisa C. Niziolek’s dissertation continues…

Installation Art in China

A review of Installationskunst in China. Transkulturelle Reflexionsräume einer Genealogie des Performativen (Installation Art in China. Transcultural Spaces Reflecting a Genealogy of the Performative), by…

Environmental Change in the Soviet Union

A review of Making Nature Modern: Economic Transformation and the Environment in the Soviet North, by Andy Bruno. Did the Soviet Union perpetrate ecocide to…

Addiction & Drug Use in Soviet Tajikistan

A review of The Administration of Addiction: The Politics of Medicine and Opiate Use in Soviet Tajikistan, 1924-1958, by Alisher Latypov. Alisher Latypov’s dissertation breaks…

Historical Consciousness of Young People

A review of An Illusion That Makes the Past Seem Real: The Potential of Living History for Developing the Historical Consciousness of Young People, by…

Architecture of Turko-Islamic Anatolia

A review of Building the Sultanate of Rum: Memory, Urbanism, and Mysticism in the Architectural Patronage of ‘Ala al-Din Kayqubad (r. 1220-1237), by Suzan Yalman….

Genesis of Modern Shinto in Japan

A review of Gods Without Names: The Genesis of Modern Shinto in Nineteenth Century Japan, by Yijiang Zhong. Until fairly recently, scholarly works on Shinto…

Musical Ecstasy in Oriental Dance

A review of “Finding the Feeling” Through Movement and Music: An Exploration of Tarab in Oriental Dance, by Candace Bordelon. Candace Bordelon’s dissertation “Finding the…