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H-Net reviews posted to the web 01 Feb 2016 - 08 Feb 2016 (Asia-related)

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 01 Feb 2016 and 08 Feb 2016.

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Frank Schumacher
   Bird, Annie R..  _US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice_.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.  240 pp.  $74.00, ISBN 978-0-
   19-933841-2.

Fellowship: History of violence for Liverpool India Fellowships programme

The University of Liverpool offers an annual Liverpool India Fellowships programme. Fellows need to be sponsored by an academic at the University of Liverpool. I'm looking to work with someone (a recent PhD or more advanced scholar) who works on some aspect of the history of violence in colonial, pre-colonial, or post-colonial India. The period of funding would be for 3 months (which would include a £1,000 travel grant and £1,200 per month allowance).

Call for Applicants MA (Human Rights and Democratization), Mahidol University

The Master of Human Rights and Democratization (Asia Pacific) (MHRD) will be hosted at Mahidol University’s Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies (IHRP) from the 2016 academic year. The MHRD partnership has been running for six years from the University of Sydney and graduated over 125 students. The degree has contributed much to the capacity of emerging leaders in the Asia Pacific region who protect and promote human rights and democracy. The university partners are:

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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

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H-Net reviews posted to the web 01 Feb 2016 - 08 Feb 2016 (Asia-related)

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

The following Asia-related reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 01 Feb 2016 and 08 Feb 2016.

Reviewed for H-Diplo by Frank Schumacher
   Bird, Annie R..  _US Foreign Policy on Transitional Justice_.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.  240 pp.  $74.00, ISBN 978-0-
   19-933841-2.