Tag Archives: Harvard University

Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan

A review of Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan, 1600-1900, by Jakobina Arch. Jakobina Arch’s pathbreaking dissertation makes substantial contributions…

A History of Money in Palestine

A Review of A History of Money in Palestine: From the 1900s to the Present, by Sreemati Mitter. Sreemati Mitter’s groundbreaking dissertation treating the economic…

Chemistry in Imperial and Weimar Germany

A review of Citizens of the Chemical Complex: Industrial Expertise and Science Philanthropy in Imperial and Weimar Germany, by Juan-Andres Leon. The German chemical industry…

The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea

A review of The Civilizing Project in Medieval Korea: Neo-Classicism, Nativism, and Figurations of Power by Javier Cha. This ambitious dissertation focuses on what the…

Fiction and Journalism in Latin America

A review of Novelando en el periódico y reporteando en la novela de América Latina, by Néfer Muñoz Solano. Néfer Muñoz Solano’s dissertation analyzes one…