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Recent Posts

Member book, Sablin, Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911–1924: Buddhism, Socialism, and Nationalism in State and Autonomy Building

Routledge has recently published my book in which I try to connect Asian and Russian history. In my book I show that indigenous actors of the former Russian–Qing imperial bordeland played a crucial role in the development and implementation of the global Soviet project and that Buddhism, nationalism, and soci

TOC Asian Highlands Pespective, #40

The editors of Asian Highlands Perspectives are pleased to announce the publication of its fortieth volume, featuring research articles on Tibetan mountain deities, Mongghul ritual, material culture in Ladakh, Tibetan ritual practitioners, Tibetan naming practices, and lifestyle migration in Dali. The volume also has two folklore collections, and twenty-one book reviews.

CFP (Journal): Chinese Historical Review

Call for Papers

The Chinese Historical Review is a fully refereed and vigorously edited transnational journal of history published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of Chinese Historians in the United States (CHUS). Issues appear in March and November each year.  Links:

Chinese Historical Review (ISSN 1547-402X)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Margrit Pernau
Reviewer: 
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Pernau, 'Ashraf into Middle Class: Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi'


Margrit Pernau. Ashraf into Middle Class: Muslims in Nineteenth-Century Delhi. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 544 pp. $69.75 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-809228-5.

Reviewed by Usha Sanyal (Queens University of Charlotte)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Middle-Class Muslims

Author: 
Samuel Perry
Reviewer: 
Nayoung Aimee Kwon

Kwon on Perry, 'Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-garde'


Samuel Perry. Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-garde. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014. 228 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3893-5.

Reviewed by Nayoung Aimee Kwon (Duke University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Editor's note: This review was originally published prematurely. It has been revised to reflect the correct version of the review.

Author: 
Aishwary Kumar
Reviewer: 
Shailaja Paik

Paik on Kumar, 'Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy'


Aishwary Kumar. Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9195-3.

Reviewed by Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Paik on Kumar, Radical Equality

Recent Threads

Member book, Sablin, Governing Post-Imperial Siberia and Mongolia, 1911–1924: Buddhism, Socialism, and Nationalism in State and Autonomy Building

Routledge has recently published my book in which I try to connect Asian and Russian history. In my book I show that indigenous actors of the former Russian–Qing imperial bordeland played a crucial role in the development and implementation of the global Soviet project and that Buddhism, nationalism, and soci