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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…