Tag Archives: 2013 Dissertation

China’s Conservative Revolution

A review of China’s Forgotten Revolution: Radical Conservatism in Action, 1927-1949, by Brian Kai Hin Tsui. “Revolution” and “modernization” are two of the central loci…

Postfeminism and Digital Media

A review of Postfeminist Technologies: Digital Media and the Culture Industries of Choice, by Jonathan Alan Cohn. From cosmetics to fine art, films to romantic…

Mexico’s Black Market, 1692-1903

A review of Black Market City: The Baratillo Marketplace and the Challenge of Governance in Mexico City, 1692-1903, by Andrew Philip Konove. Any visitor to…

Transnational Conceptions of Russian-Language Literature

A review of Russophonia: Towards a Transnational Conception of Russian-Language Literature, by Naomi Caffee. Naomi Caffee’s 2013 dissertation offers a long-demanded, yet scarcely attempted reappraisal…

Chemistry in Imperial and Weimar Germany

A review of Citizens of the Chemical Complex: Industrial Expertise and Science Philanthropy in Imperial and Weimar Germany, by Juan-Andres Leon. The German chemical industry…

Madness in Republican China

A review of Spits, Chains, and Hospital Beds: A History of Madness in Republican Beijing, 1912-1938, by Emily Lauren Baum. This widely researched dissertation explores…