Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Mullaney’

2011 AHA Pacific Branch Award for Best First Book on Any Historical Subject

July 16, 2011

It is an honor to report that my book Coming to Terms with the Nation: Ethnic Classification in Modern China (University of California Press, 2011) was awarded the 2011 American Historical Association Pacific Branch Award for “Best First Book on Any Historical Subject.” My heartfelt thanks goes to the AHA and the entire selection committee.


Upcoming Talk at Ohio State University on May 27, 2011

May 17, 2011

Pinyin and the Chinese Typewriter

August 26, 2010

While in Paris, I also made contact with the Musée des Arts et Métiers, where I was able to view the various Chinese and Japanese machines in their collection. In my ongoing effort to track Read the rest of this entry »

Cable and Wireless Chinese Typewriter

August 26, 2010

As part of my exploratory work this summer, I visited the Cable and Wireless Archives in Porthcurno (part of the famous Porthcurno Telegraph Museum).

My job here, in addition to reading through extensive collections on the Read the rest of this entry »

April 13, 2010

I’ve just returned from an absolutely wonderful trip to see one of the very few extant IBM Chinese Typewriters from the 1940s. Above all, I wish to express my most sincere thanks to Mr. Thomas Russo at the Museum of Business History and Technology for taking so much time out of his schedule, and for all his help thus far. This was a momentous day.

Mongolian Typewriter

July 17, 2009

My friend and colleague recently sent me photographs of an antique Mongolian typewriter he owns – a beautiful machine. 

Mongolia Typewriter

Mongolian Typewriter