Tag Archives: History

Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan

A review of Marshaling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan, by Winifred Kai-wen Chang. Winifred Chang’s dissertation is a reexamination of the centrality…

A Cultural History of Wartime Japan

A review of Carnival War: A Cultural History of Wartime Japan, 1937-1945, by Benjamin Tsubokura Uchiyama. Benjamin Uchiyama’s dissertation revisits the culture of wartime Japan…

Collections in Fukuoka, Japan

A review of library collections in Fukuoka, Japan Kyushu Historical Museum 九州歴史資料館  838-0106 福岡県小郡市三沢 5208-3 Tel: +81-94-275-9575 Website Fukuoka City Library Local Collections 福岡市図書館郷土・文書資料室 814-0001…

The Global History of Indo-Byzantine Exchange

A review of Indo-Byzantine Exchange, Fourth–Seventh centuries: A Global History, by Rebecca Darley. Rebecca Darley’s doctoral dissertation is commendable for bringing to the limelight a…

Historical Archives in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

A review of the Second Historical Archives of China (第二历史档案馆) (Nanjing, Jiangsu, China) The Second Historical Archives of China (第二历史档案馆, sometimes abbreviated SHAC, and also…

Spain and the Opium Trade in East Asia

A Review of La Participación Española en la Economía del Opio en Asia Oriental tras el Fin del Galeón (The Spanish involvement in opium economy…