Tag Archives: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Non-Western Origins of Human Rights in East Germany

A review of Between dictatorship and dissent: Ideology, legitimacy, and human rights in East Germany, 1945-1990, by Ned Richardson-Little. Ned Richardson-Little’s well-argued and well-researched dissertation…

Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean 1807-34

A review of Surviving Slavery: Politics, Power, and Authority in the British Caribbean, 1807-1834, by Randy Browne. Randy Browne’s dissertation complicates an overly simplistic and…

Colonial Scientific Literature of the Americas

A review of Mining Empire, Planting Empire: The Colonial Scientific Literatures of the Americas, by Allison Margaret Bigelow. Mining Empire, Planting Empire is at once…

South Korean Cinema, 1998-2008

A review of Screening the Past: Historiography of Contemporary South Korean Cinema, 1998-2008 by Young Eun Chae. The dissertation focused on Korean cinema from 1998-2008…