Tag Archives: Taiwan

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…

The Habitus of Post-War Taiwanese Literature

A review of the Literary Field and Literature in Early Post-war Period Taiwan (1945-1949), by Táňa Dluhošová. Although the literary production of early post-war Taiwan…

China’s Conservative Revolution

A review of China’s Forgotten Revolution: Radical Conservatism in Action, 1927-1949, by Brian Kai Hin Tsui. “Revolution” and “modernization” are two of the central loci…

Cultural Propaganda in Taiwan, 1950s-60s

A Review of Performing an Absent China: Cultural Propaganda in Anti-Communist Taiwan in the 1950’s and 1960’s, by Ching-Yi Huang. Dr. Ching-Yi Huang’s dissertation touches…

Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan

A review of Governing Sex, Building the Nation: The Politics of Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan (1945-1979), by Wan-Chen Yen. Wan-Chen Yen’s doctoral dissertation is a…

Social Organization in Neolithic Taiwan

A review of Reconstructing Prehistoric Social Organization: A Case Study from the Wanshan Site, Neolithic Taiwan, by Chih-hua Chiang. Chih-hua Chiang’s dissertation offers an inspiring…