Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Performance, Politick, and Respect in Haiti

A review of “We Make the State”: Performance, Politick, and Respect in Urban Haiti, by Chelsey Kivland. The former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier…

Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949

A review of On the Move: Tourist Culture in China, 1895-1949, by António Eduardo Hawthorne Barrento. In recent decades, a substantial literature in English identifies…

Catastrophe in Latin American Literature

A review of Épicas ordinarias: espacios de catástrofe y discursos intelectuales en México, Puerto Rico y Chile (1985-2005), by Judith Sierra-Rivera. Épicas ordinarias is a…

Physicians in the Nineteenth Century Ottoman Empire

A review of The Foundation of a Professional Group: Physicians in the Nineteenth Century Modernizing Century Modernizing Ottoman Empire (1839-1908), by Ceren Gülser İlikan Rasimoğlu….

Western Explorers in Tibet

A review of Jin xiandai zai Anduo (Amdo) de Xifang ren ji qi lüxing shuxie (Amdo in the Eyes of the Yellow Hair: A Study…

Religious Rituals in the Tyva Republic

A review of Finding Minds in the Natural World: Dynamics of the Religious System in the Tyva Republic, by Benjamin Purzycki. This dissertation represents an…