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Author: 
Aniket Jaaware
Reviewer: 
Shailaja Paik

Paik on Jaaware, 'Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching'

Aniket Jaaware. Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching. Commonalities Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-8225-8; $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-8226-5.

Reviewed by Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Asia (July, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Re: Call for Manuscripts: “Asian Literature in the Humanities and the Social Sciences"

We are seeking additional feature and teaching resource essay manuscripts, particularly on China, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan for our winter 2019 issue.

Prospective authors are welcome to email me 1-3 paragraph descriptions of possible manuscript ideas and will receive prompt replies to queries at lucien-ellington@utc.edu

The deadline for initial receipt of manuscripts for this special section is August 23rd, 2019. Authors who submit proposals may be given extra time to submit a finished manuscript beyond this deadline.

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Author: 
Aniket Jaaware
Reviewer: 
Shailaja Paik

Paik on Jaaware, 'Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching'

Aniket Jaaware. Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching. Commonalities Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-8225-8; $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-8226-5.

Reviewed by Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Asia (July, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Jürgen Schaflechner
Reviewer: 
Rachel McDermott

McDermott on Schaflechner, 'Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan'

Jürgen Schaflechner. Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-085052-4.

Reviewed by Rachel McDermott (Barnard College) Published on H-Asia (July, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Jinping Wang
Reviewer: 
Timothy May

May on Wang, 'In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200–1600'

Jinping Wang. In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200–1600. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2018. xix + 336 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98715-9.

Reviewed by Timothy May (University of North Georgia) Published on H-Asia (July, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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