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Writing "Bhopal": Rhetorical perspectives on India, environmentalism and the politics of disaster
This dissertation explores the ways contemporary environmental politics in India combine older Leftist agendas with important new critiques of the role of science and technology in societal development. The primary case ...
The sword of the spirit: Christians, Karens, colonialists, and the creation of a nation of Burma
An ethnography of representation combining the following elements: (a) The American Baptist Mission to the Karen people of Burma; (b) The emergence of Karen nationalism as a consequence of the former, demonstrating the ...
Time and change: A comparative study of Chinese and Western almanacs
Almanacs (tongshu in Chinese) were a ubiquitous feature of the social landscape in both China and the West from at least the seventeenth century onward, offering a rich topic for comparative analysis. They serve as a ...