Maura Dykstra, Ph. D.
maurad [a] ucla

Maura studies the history of law, economic history, and the history of transition from empire to nation-state.  Her dissertation, "Complicated Matters: Commercial Dispute Resolution in Chongqing, 1750-1911," is available for download here.

Maura graduated from the UCLA Department of History in the summer of 2014.

She is currently working on her book manuscript, while in residence at Harvard University as an An Wang postdoctoral fellow in the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.





Review: Richard Burdekin's China's Monetary Challenges (China Beat)

Review: William Rowe's China's Last Empire and Pamela Kyle Crossley's The Wobbling Pivot (China Beat)

Introduction to the Sichuan Provincial Archives (Dissertation Reviews)

Legalizing Space in China

International Society for Chinese Law & History

UCLA Center for Chinese Studies

Society for Qing Studies