Tag Archives: China

Spanish Travelers in China, 1870-1910

A review of Nostalgia imperial: crónicas de viajeros españoles por China (1870-1910) [Imperial Nostalgia: chronicles of Spanish travelers in China (1870-1910)], by Qing Ai. Spaniards…

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…

Migrant Factory Women in China’s Hinterland

A review of When Migrant Factory Women Return Home: Their Life Experiences in Fast Growing China’s Hinterland, by Yuchen Han. Yuchen Han’s timely and insightful…

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…

Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan

A review of Governing Sex, Building the Nation: The Politics of Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan (1945-1979), by Wan-Chen Yen. Wan-Chen Yen’s doctoral dissertation is a…

Patrons and Priests in Amdo Tibet 1791-1911

A review of Between Patron and Priest: Amdo Tibet under Qing Rule, 1791-1911, by Max Gordon Oidtmann. This is an ambitious dissertation.  The study of…