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Journal of Contemporary China celebrates 100 issues with free articles!

Dear Friends of the Journal of Contemporary China,

To celebrate the 100th issue and 25th anniversary of the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC), we have selected a group of articles from the 2016 volume available for free.  The articles can be accessed online at: http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/cjcc-anniversary

Thank you for your continued readership and we hope you enjoy these articles.

All the best,

Suisheng Zhao

TOC "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review," June 2016 (No. 19) - Special Issue on Kham, Tibet

The June 2016 issue of the open-access journal Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review has been published online. This is a special themed issue on the topic of "Frontier Tibet: Trade and Boundaries of Authority in Kham" (guest edited by Dr. Stéphane Gros, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

Articles

Final CFP: Pearl Harbor@75--A Symposium Commemorating the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the Road to World War II

Final CFP:

The Utica College Center for Historical Research invites paper proposals for Pearl Harbor@75 which will take place on November 5, 2016 at Utica College. Unlike traditional conferences, each presenter will have one hour to deliver their work and exchange ideas with the audience. Our intention is create an extended discussion where presenter and audience gain a greater understanding of the road to Pearl Harbor and its aftermath.

 

Call for Papers: Postcolonialism and China

Call for Papers: Postcolonialism and China

 

Date: 20.-21.1.2017

Deadline for Applications: 30.9.2016

Contact: Marius.Meinhof@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Organizers:

Felix Wemheuer, Sinology, University of Cologne

Marius Meinhof, Sociology, University of Bielefeld

Junchen Yan, Sociology, University of Bielefeld

Lili Zhu, History, University of Bielefeld

With the Support of GSSC Cologne

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'


Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Author: 
Ian Talbot
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas'


Ian Talbot. A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-19694-8.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University)
Published on H-Asia (July, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

An Introduction to South Asia

Author: 
Mitra Sharafi
Reviewer: 
Amrita Shodhan

Shodhan on Sharafi, 'Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947'


Mitra Sharafi. Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04797-6.

Reviewed by Amrita Shodhan (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Parsi Legal Culture: A Detailed Ethnography of a Distinctive Tradition

Recent Threads

Journal of Contemporary China celebrates 100 issues with free articles!

Dear Friends of the Journal of Contemporary China,

To celebrate the 100th issue and 25th anniversary of the Journal of Contemporary China (JCC), we have selected a group of articles from the 2016 volume available for free.  The articles can be accessed online at: http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/pgas/cjcc-anniversary

Thank you for your continued readership and we hope you enjoy these articles.

All the best,

Suisheng Zhao

TOC "Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review," June 2016 (No. 19) - Special Issue on Kham, Tibet

The June 2016 issue of the open-access journal Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review has been published online. This is a special themed issue on the topic of "Frontier Tibet: Trade and Boundaries of Authority in Kham" (guest edited by Dr. Stéphane Gros, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

Articles