Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

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Queer Marronage and Caribbean Writing

A review of Queer Marronage and Caribbean Writing, by Ronald Bancroft Cummings. Traditionally, marronage is the slave’s flight from the plantation to communities built in…

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Decolonising Anglo-Indians

A review of Decolonising Anglo-Indians: Strategies for a Mixed Race Community in Late Colonial India during the First Half of the Twentieth Century, by Uther…

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Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan

A review of Marshaling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan, by Winifred Kai-wen Chang. Winifred Chang’s dissertation is a reexamination of the centrality…

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Burmese Buddhist Political Thought

A review of Politics in the Moral Universe: Burmese Buddhist Political Thought, by Matthew J. Walton Our cultural upbringing, our mores and customs, our manners…

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India-Pakistan Relations, 1947-1957

A review of The Finality of Partition: Bilateral Relations between India and Pakistan, 1947- 1957, by Pallavi Raghavan. Pallavi Raghavan’s dissertation is a counter-narrative of…

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State Making in Patagonia, Argentinia, and Chile

A review of Borderland Sovereignties: Postcolonial Colonialism and State Making in Patagonia, Argentina and Chile, 1840s-1922 by Alberto Harambour-Ross Patagonia continues to be a ‘landscape…

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Constructing the “Author” in Meiji Japan

A review of Editing Identity: Literary Anthologies and the Construction of the Author in Meiji Japan, by Molly Des Jardin. Molly Des Jardin’s dissertation provides…