Tag Archives: China

China After the Sino-Soviet Split

A review of: China After the Sino-Soviet Split: Maoist Politics, Global Narratives, and the Imagination of the World, by Zachary Scarlett. In this dissertation, which…

Chinese Muslims & Shari’a

A review of The Prophet and the Party: Shari’a and Sectarianism in China’s Little Mecca, by Matthew Erie. Since the People’s Republic reopened its doors…

Hypnotism & “Pseudoscience” in China

Studying the “Pseudo” Seriously: Hypnotism in Early Twentieth-Century China My interest in hypnotism stems from my study of another “dubious” discipline, crowd psychology. Part of…

New Nomads of the Socialist Economy

A review of Des bergers sans troupeau: Les nouveaux nomades de l’économie socialiste de marché en Amdo-Qinghai (RPC) (Shepherds Without a Herd: The New Nomads…

Han Clothing Movement & Nationalism

A review of The Imaginary Institution of China: Dialectics of Fantasy and Failure in Nationalist Identification, as Seen through China’s Han Clothing Movement, by Kevin…

Qiu Ti: Chinese Female Modernist Painter

A review of Qiu Ti’s Contributions to Juelanshe and the Intersection of Modernist Ideology, Public Receptivity, and Personal Identity for a Woman Oil Painter in…