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Recent Posts

Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

CFP: Hong Kong Studies Special Issue: Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens (Spring 2020)

HONG KONG STUDIES - Issue 5 (Spring 2020)

Call for Submission

Special Issue: Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens

Guest editor: Prof. Gina Marchetti (HKU)

The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on Hong Kong, Hong Kong Studies (Chinese University Press), is now accepting articles for a special issue, Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens, curated with Professor Gina Marchetti and scheduled for publication in Spring 2020.

CFP: Ordering the Anthropocene: Law & the Environment in the Indian Ocean World

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Ordering the Anthropocene: Law & the Environment in the Indian Ocean World 

A workshop convened by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) and Laurie Wood (Florida State University)4-5th October 2019Hosted by the Department of History,  Drexel University, wit

ANN: Conference on Contact Zones and Colonialism in Southeast Asia and China’s South (~221 BCE – 1700 CE)

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Contact Zones and Colonialism in Southeast Asia and China’s South (~221 BCE – 1700 CE)

Keynote Speaker: Pamela Crossley, Charle

ANN: TOC, Japanese Language and Literature, Vol. 53 No. 1, April 2019

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"Japanese Language and Literature", the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese, has just published its latest issue at https://jll.pitt.edu/ojs/JLL.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.)
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Zaidi

Zaidi on Hyder and Bhagavan, 'Hidden Histories'

Syed Akbar Hyder, Bhagavan,Manu (eds.). Hidden Histories. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 328 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655284-6.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Zaidi (Columbia University) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53364

Author: 
Santanu Das
Reviewer: 
Shrabani Basu

Basu on Das, 'India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs'

Santanu Das. India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images, and Songs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xxiii + 466 pp. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-44159-0.

Reviewed by Shrabani Basu (Historian and journalist) Published on H-Asia (April, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Reviewer: 
Swami Narasimhananda

Narasimhananda on Sathaye, 'Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology'

Adheesh A. Sathaye. Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-934111-5.

Reviewed by Swami Narasimhananda (Prabuddha Bharata) Published on H-Asia (March, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

CFP: Hong Kong Studies Special Issue: Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens (Spring 2020)

HONG KONG STUDIES - Issue 5 (Spring 2020)

Call for Submission

Special Issue: Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens

Guest editor: Prof. Gina Marchetti (HKU)

The first bilingual and interdisciplinary academic journal on Hong Kong, Hong Kong Studies (Chinese University Press), is now accepting articles for a special issue, Gender and Sexuality on Hong Kong Screens, curated with Professor Gina Marchetti and scheduled for publication in Spring 2020.

CFP: Ordering the Anthropocene: Law & the Environment in the Indian Ocean World

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

Ordering the Anthropocene: Law & the Environment in the Indian Ocean World 

A workshop convened by Debjani Bhattacharyya (Drexel University) and Laurie Wood (Florida State University)4-5th October 2019Hosted by the Department of History,  Drexel University, wit