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Image Worship in Early Chinese Buddhist Art
A review of The Genesis of Image Worship: Epigraphic Evidence for Early Buddhist Art in China, by Minku Kim. Minku Kim’s dissertation is an ambi...
Famine Relief in Warlord China
A review of Struggling with Famine in Warlord China: Social Networks, Achievements, and Limitations, 1920-21, by Pierre Emery Fuller. Pierre Fuller’s ...
Asia Society Article about Dissertation Reviews
A recent article about Dissertation Reviews has posted on ChinaFile, by the Asia Society and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham.
New Chinese History Dissertation Reviews
The third season of Chinese History Dissertation Reviews begins this September. If you are interested in reviewing for the series, having your dissert...
Three Collections in Taipei
A review of the National Palace Museum Library (國立故宮博物院圖書文獻館), the National Central Library (國家圖書館), and the Grand Secretariat Archives (內閣大庫檔案), Taip...
Sacred Routes of Uyghur History
A review of The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History, by Rian Richard Thum. The history of a history, our teachers and mentors have told us,...
On Comparative Studies in Sinology
How Much of a Chimera is Comparability? Reflections on Comparative Studies in Sinology Whenever I tell someone in Chinese Studies that my doctoral dis...
Two Collections in Yunnan
A review of the Yunnan Provincial Archives (云南省档案馆) and the Yunnan Provincial Library (云南省图书馆), Kunming, China. Archival research in Yunnan requires t...
Chongqing Municipal Archives
A review of the Chongqing Municipal Archives (重庆市档案馆), Chongqing, China. In 2010-11, I spent twelve months conducting research at the Chongqing Munici...
Zhejiang Provincial Library
A review of the Zhejiang Provincial Library (浙江省图书馆), Hangzhou, China. My research interests focus on the history of medicine and health in twentieth-...
Shijiazhuang Municipal Archives
A review of the Shijiazhuang Municipal Archives (石家莊市檔案館), Shijiazhuang, China. In late March 2011, I spent four days in Shijiazhuang to conduct resea...
Academia Historica, Taipei
A review of Academia Historica (國史館), Taipei, Taiwan. My research explores Sino-German diplomatic relations between 1938 and 1944, with a particular f...