Tag Archives: Colonialism

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…

Women in Tianjin, 1898-1911

A review of Beauty and A Broken City: Women and Their Publicity in Tianjin, 1898-1911, by Vanessa Qin Fang. As Vanessa Qin Fang’s dissertation demonstrates,…

Tourism in Late Colonial Vietnam

A review of Vietnamese Tourism in Late-Colonial Central Vietnam, 1917–1945, by Erich deWald. Erich deWald has written an illuminating history of a phenomenon that has…

Rationalizing Empire in Wartime Japan

A review of Rationalizing Empire: Nation, Space and Community in Japanese Social Sciences, 1931-1945, by SEOK-WON LEE.   Much of the literature on the Japanese empire…

World History & Imperial Japan

A review of The Standpoint of World History and Imperial Japan, by TAKESHI KIMOTO. “This dissertation,” Takeshi Kimoto writes at the outset of his work,…

Christianity in the Japanese Empire

A review of Christianity in the Japanese Empire: Nationalism, Conscience, and Faith in Meiji and Taisho Japan, by EMILY ANDERSON In 1979, Matsuo Takayoshi’s articles…

Understanding Korean/American Evangelism

A review of Contemporary Korean/American Evangelical Missions: Politics of Space, Gender, and Difference. By JU HUI JUDY HAN. In this 2009 dissertation for the department…

Modern Homes, Modern Families, Modern China

A review of Modern Homes for Modern Families in Tianjin, China, 1860-1949, by ELIZABETH LaCOUTURE. Elizabeth LaCouture’s dissertation is structured around the multiple meanings of jiating (家庭)—family, house,…