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Journal of Global History articles on food history, member publication

The new issue of the Journal of Global History has a special section on food in global history, including two articles that will be of interest to many on H-Asia.
 
Penelope Franks, "Diet and the comparison of living standards across the Great Divergence: Japanese food history in an English mirror"
 
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CFP: Living A Good Life:  Happiness, Mental Health, and Longevity in Asia 

Asia Pacific Perspectives, the open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the USF Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce the call for papers for its next special issue, “Living A Good Life:  Happiness, Mental Health, and Longevity in Asia.” 

With this special issue, the Center aims to promote research and interdisciplinary academic exchange and discussion on issues related to happiness, mental health and longevity in Asia both historically and today.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Avinash Paliwal
Reviewer: 
Waheguru Sidhu

Sidhu on Paliwal, 'My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal'

Avinash Paliwal. My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 400 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-068582-9.

Reviewed by Waheguru Sidhu (New York University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Upinder Singh
Reviewer: 
Caleb Simmons

Simmons on Singh, 'Political Violence in Ancient India'

Upinder Singh. Political Violence in Ancient India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 616 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97527-9.

Reviewed by Caleb Simmons (University of Arizona) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

Reviewed by Madeline Hsu (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

Journal of Global History articles on food history, member publication

The new issue of the Journal of Global History has a special section on food in global history, including two articles that will be of interest to many on H-Asia.
 
Penelope Franks, "Diet and the comparison of living standards across the Great Divergence: Japanese food history in an English mirror"
 
Thoma