Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Modern China’s Encounter with the World

A review of Internalizing the West: Qing Envoys and Ministers in Europe, 1866-1893, by Jenny Zhengzheng Huangfu. In the mid-1980s, just as China was headed…

Chinese Vernacular Fiction in 18th-c. Japan

A review of Locating China in Time and Space: Engagement with Chinese Vernacular Fiction in Eighteenth-Century Japan, by William Christopher Hedberg. William Hedberg’s dissertation considers…

Chilean Migration to USA since 1950

A review of In the Shadow of Empire and Nation: Chilean Migration to the United States Since 1950, by Cristián Alberto Doña Reveco. During the…

Chinese Literary Studies & Waka Studies

A review of Ōe no Masafusa and the Convergence of the “Ways”: The Twilight of Early Chinese Literary Studies and the Rise of Waka Studies,…

The Crimea as “Russian Riviera”

A Review of Our Riviera, Coast of Health: Environment, Medicine, and Resort Life in Fin-de-Siècle Crimea, by George Lywood. George Lywood’s dissertation examines how the…

Eve of the Qurʾan, Eve of the Bible

A review of Imagining the Primal Woman: Islamic Selves of Eve, by Catherine Bronson. Imagining the Primal Woman explores the disjuncture between the Eve of…

Male Sexuality in Japan’s Prostitution Debate

A review of From the Brothel, to the Body: The Relocation of Male Sexuality in Japan’s Prostitution Debate, 1870-1920, by Craig Colbeck. Craig Colbeck’s dissertation…