Tag Archives: University of Washington

Burmese Buddhist Political Thought

A review of Politics in the Moral Universe: Burmese Buddhist Political Thought, by Matthew J. Walton Our cultural upbringing, our mores and customs, our manners…

Empire and Japanese Literature

A review of Fragmenting History: Prostitutes, Hostesses, and Actresses at the Edge of Empire, by Nobuko Ishitake-Okumiya Yamasaki. As broadly applicable as they are highly…

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…

The Making of History in Mongol Iran

A review of Rashīd al-Dīn and the Making of History in Mongol Iran, by Stefan T. Kamola. To dedicate a PhD dissertation to a man…