Tag Archives: Childhood and Children

Mass Culture in Interwar Japan

A review of Creating Mass Culture in Interwar Japan, by Amy Bliss Marshall. Amy Marshall’s dissertation sheds much-needed light on the birth and development of…

South Korean Transnational Mothers

A review of South Korean Transnational Mothers: Familism, Cultural Criticism and Education Project, by Kyung Ju Ahn. Kyung Ju Ahn’s dissertation is a vividly written…

Stateless GI Babies in South Korea & USA

A review of Intimate Encounters, Racial Frontiers: Stateless GI Babies in South Korea and the United States, 1953-1965, by Bongsoo Park. This dissertation examines the…

Breastfeeding in the Twentieth Century

A review of Feeding Babies, Making Mothers: The Science, Practice and Meaning of Breastfeeding in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century, by Jessica Martucci….

Nutritional Science in Uganda, 1935-1973

A review of “A Healthy Child Comes from a Healthy Mother”: Mwanamugimu and Nutritional Science in Uganda, 1935-1973, by Jennifer Tappan. The dissertation examines the…

The Origins of Autism Research

A review of Mental Defectives, Childhood Psychotics and the Origins of Autism Research at the Maudsley Hospital, 1913-1983, by Bonnie Evans. Bonnie Evans’ excellent dissertation…

Japanese Children & Total War

A review of Mobilizing the “Junior Nation”: The Mass Evacuation Of School Children In Wartime Japan, by Gregory Scott Johnson. In his dissertation on the…