Tag Archives: University of Texas at Austin

Experiences of the Trans-Iranian Railway

A review of Mobilizing Iran: Experiences of the Trans-Iranian Railway, 1850-1950, by Mikiya Koyagi. By undertaking the study of a largely neglected topic, Mikiya Koyagi…

Spanish Travelers in China, 1870-1910

A review of Nostalgia imperial: crónicas de viajeros españoles por China (1870-1910) [Imperial Nostalgia: chronicles of Spanish travelers in China (1870-1910)], by Qing Ai. Spaniards…

Cuban Tobacco Slavery

A review of Cuban Tobacco Slavery: Life, Labor and Freedom in Pinar del Río, 1817-1886, by William A. Morgan. William A. Morgan’s dissertation focuses on…

Science & American Childhood Cultures, 1900-80

A review of Science and the Culture of American Childhood, 1900-1980, by Rebecca Stiles Onion. The circulation of scientific knowledge among laypeople in England and…

Taiko Drumming in North America

A review of Drumming Asian America: Performing Race, Gender, and Sexuality in North American Taiko, by Angela Kristine Ahlgren. Drumming Asian America: Performing Race, Gender,…