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Northern Song Reflections on the Tang
A review of Northern Song Reflections on the Tang, by Jeffrey Rice. Jeffrey Rice’s dissertation is a study of Northern Song historiography of the hist...
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...
State and Nation in the Qinghai Frontier, 1911-1949
A review of Qinghai Across the Frontier: State- and Nation-Building under the Ma Family, 1911-1949, by William Brent Haas. This dissertation is an exc...
Qingdao Municipal Archives
A review of the Qingdao Municipal Archives (青岛市档案馆), Qingdao. The Qingdao Municipal Archives, located at No. 148 Yanji Road in Shibei Distrist (市北区 延吉...
Zhangzhou Municipal Archives
A review of the Zhangzhou Municipal Archives (漳州市档案馆) and other useful research resources in Zhangzhou, Fujian Province. This brief assessment of the ...
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 Masat...
Women, Gender, and Philanthropy in Modern China
A review of Reconfiguring Traditions: Gender, Philanthropy, and Public Life in Early Twentieth Century China, by Xia Shi. It is a testament to the sig...
Update on Archives in Tianjin and Shanghai
Brief update on the Tianjin Municipal Archives (天津市档案局) and Shanghai Municipal Archives (上海市档案局). To browse the electronic catalog at the Tianjin Muni...
Shandong Provincial Archives
A review of Shandong Provincial Archives (山東省檔案館) (Jinan, Shandong, PRC). In May 2014, I travelled to Jinan, Shandong, to conduct research in the Shan...
Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderlands
A review of Imagined Places: Politics and Narratives in a Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderland, by Swargajyoti Gohain. Swargajyoti Gohain’s Imagined Place...
Reassembling Western Zhou Social Ritual
A Review of Between Kin and King: Social Aspects of Western Zhou Ritual, by Paul Nicholas Vogt. This dissertation is a study of socio-political aspect...
Studying Ancient World History in 20th-c. China
A review of The Making of an Alienated Past: The Study of Ancient World History in Twentieth-Century China, by Xin Fan. In contemporary China, world.....