Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Class & American Midwest Agriculture

A review of Agriculture and Class: Contradictions of Midwestern Family Farms Across the Twentieth Century, by Elizabeth Ramey. Elizabeth Ann Ramey’s dissertation infuses the changing…

“Sunappu” Photography in Japan

A review of Sunappu: A Genre of Japanese Photography, 1930-1980, by Yoshiaki Kai. Yoshiaki Kai’s compelling dissertation examines the development of so-called sunappu photography in…

Tourism in Late Colonial Vietnam

A review of Vietnamese Tourism in Late-Colonial Central Vietnam, 1917–1945, by Erich deWald. Erich deWald has written an illuminating history of a phenomenon that has…

Constructivism & Mass-Observation in Britain

A review of Scientific Moderns, by Boris Jardine. Boris Jardine’s dissertation, Scientific Moderns, is a rich and detailed analysis of two intellectual movements in interwar…