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The New Woman in Colonial Korea
A review of Voices of the New Woman in Colonial Korea: Generic and Linguistic Interplay in the Construction of Self-Narratives, by Min Koo Choi. Studi...
National Institute for Defense Studies, Tokyo
A review of the National Institute for Defense Studies, Ministry of Defense (Tokyo, Japan). The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS) in Tokyo...
Cinema, Nation-State & Globalization in Cold War Asia
A review of The Transnational Asian Studio System: Cinema, Nation-State, and Globalization in Cold War Asia, by Sangjoon Lee. “Globalization” has beco...
Modern Korean Childhood
A review of The Construction of the Child in Korean Children’s Magazines, 1908-1950, by Dafna Zur. By analyzing a variety of texts and illustrations i...
Three Colonial Collections in Japan
A review of Three Colonial Collections in Japan The Northern Studies Collection, Hokkaidō University, Sapporo, Japan 札幌市北区北8条西5丁目 北海道大学附属図書館 北方資料室 tel...
American Perceptions of Colonial Korea
A review of Representing the Invisible: The American Perceptions of Colonial Korea (1910-1945), by Jimin Kim. Jimin Kim’s dissertation, Representing t...
Advertising in South Korea of the 00s
A review of Tending to the “Flower of Capitalism”: Consuming, Producing and Censoring Advertising in South Korea of the ‘00s, by Olga Fedorenko. Olga ...
The Sino-Korean Border in History
A review of My Land, My People: Discourses and Practices in the Tumen River Demarcation, 1860s to 1910s, by Nianshen Song. Nianshen Song’s dissertatio...
Our New Korean Studies Editor
We are very excited to welcome a new editor to “Korean Studies Dissertation Reviews,” Bonnie Tilland (University of Washington). Our new e...
Russian State Historical Archive of the Far East
Navigating Northeast Asia in Vladivostok: A Review of the Russian State Historical Archive of the Far East (Российский Государственный Исторический Ар...
Seeking New Korean Studies Editor
Dissertation Reviews (www.dissertationreviews.org) is a web platform featuring friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended PhD dissertations...
Social Change in Mumun Pottery Period Korea
A review of Storage Practices, Intensive Agriculture, and Social Change in Mumun Pottery Period Korea, 2903-2450 Calibrated Years B.P., by Martin T. B...