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H-Net reviews posted to the web 28 Nov 2016 - 05 Dec 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 28 Nov 2016 and 05 Dec 2016. The full list of reviews for the week is here. Unfortunately the digest post for November 21-28 did not appear. RD

Announcing 5th Visual Documentary Project Screening, December 15th 2016: Everyday Politics in Southeast Asia

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University is pleased to announce the 5th Visual Documentary Project and the screening of documentaries from Southeast Asia. All are welcome to attend this open screening, especially students and the general public. 
 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Coralynn V. Davis
Reviewer: 
Jessica V. Birkenholtz

Birkenholtz on Davis, 'Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border'


Coralynn V. Davis. Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03842-6.

Reviewed by Jessica V. Birkenholtz (University of Illinois)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Maithili Stories

Author: 
Thomas Fingar, ed.
Reviewer: 
Sumit Ganguly

Ganguly on Fingar, 'The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform'


Thomas Fingar, ed. The New Great Game: China and South and Central Asia in the Era of Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9763-4.

Reviewed by Sumit Ganguly (Indiana University)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Felicia Gottman
Reviewer: 
Amar Farooqui

Farooqui on Gottman, 'Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760'


Felicia Gottman. Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism: Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760. Europe's Asian Centuries Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 288 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-44487-5.

Reviewed by Amar Farooqui (University of Delhi)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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H-Net reviews posted to the web 28 Nov 2016 - 05 Dec 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 28 Nov 2016 and 05 Dec 2016. The full list of reviews for the week is here. Unfortunately the digest post for November 21-28 did not appear. RD

Announcing 5th Visual Documentary Project Screening, December 15th 2016: Everyday Politics in Southeast Asia

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University is pleased to announce the 5th Visual Documentary Project and the screening of documentaries from Southeast Asia. All are welcome to attend this open screening, especially students and the general public.