Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Japanese Children’s Literature 17-19c

A review of Visualizing the Child: Japanese Children’s Literature in the Age of Woodblock Print, 1678-1888, by Kristin Holly Williams. Although certainly not spoiled with…

Typhoons, Merchants & Meteorology in Treaty Port China

A review of Typhoons, Meteorological Intelligence, and the Inter-Port Mercantile Community in Nineteenth-Century China, by Marlon Zhu. Marlon Zhu’s dissertation examines the foreign mercantile community…

Science & American Childhood Cultures, 1900-80

A review of Science and the Culture of American Childhood, 1900-1980, by Rebecca Stiles Onion. The circulation of scientific knowledge among laypeople in England and…

Asperger’s Syndrome, Biomedicine & Identity

A review of The Machine Within: An Ethnography of Asperger’s Syndrome, Biomedicine, and The Paradoxes of Identity and Technology in the Late Modern United States,…

Medicine & Citizenship in Venezuela

A review of Vital Politics: Medicine and Citizenship in Venezuela, by Amy Ellen Cooper. Civic participation in the administration of public healthcare in contemporary Venezuela…

Nationhood & Homosexuality in Poland

A review of Nation Queer? Discourses Of Nationhood And Homosexuality In Times Of Transformation: Case Studies From Poland, by Robert Kulpa. In her landmark work…