Tag Archives: Yale University

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Early Japanese Poetry

A review of Uta Mokkan: a History of Early Japanese Poetry through Inscription, by Joshua Frydman. Joshua Frydman’s dissertation, Uta Mokkan: a History of Early…

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Mexico’s Black Market, 1692-1903

A review of Black Market City: The Baratillo Marketplace and the Challenge of Governance in Mexico City, 1692-1903, by Andrew Philip Konove. Any visitor to…

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Science and Society in Medieval Islam

A review of Science and Society in Medieval Islam: Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Politics of Patronage, by Hadi Jorati. With his extraordinary grasp of…

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Supply Lines in Choson Korea

A review of Provisions and Profits in a Wartime Borderland: Supply Lines and Society in the Border Region between China and Korea, 1592-1644, by Masato…

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Futuristic Writings in 19th-Century France

A Review of The Future Looks Backward: Projection and the Historical Imagination in 19th-Century France, by Thomas Chapman Wing. A sense of the future is…

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Devotion in the Medieval Monastery

A review of Affective Devotion and Emotional Reform in the Eleventh-Century Monastery of John of Fécamp, by Lauren Elisabeth Mancia. At first blush, John of…