Tag Archives: 2014 Dissertation

Empire and Japanese Literature

A review of Fragmenting History: Prostitutes, Hostesses, and Actresses at the Edge of Empire, by Nobuko Ishitake-Okumiya Yamasaki. As broadly applicable as they are highly…

Dyadic Perspectives in Rural and Urban Thailand

A Review of Moral Personhood in a Globalizing World: Dyadic Perspectives in Rural and Urban Thailand, by Jessica McKenzie. A central issue in developmental psychology…

Science and Society in Medieval Islam

A review of Science and Society in Medieval Islam: Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Politics of Patronage, by Hadi Jorati. With his extraordinary grasp of…

Compradors in British Hong Kong

A review of The City of Intermediaries: Compradors in Hong Kong from the 1830s to the 1880s, by Kaori Abe Kaori Abe’s Ph. D. dissertation…

Museum Culture in the Victorian Novel

A review of On View: Museum Culture in the Victorian Novel, by Christa M. Tiernan. The relationship between museums, material culture and literature is a…