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ANN Journal of East Asian Libraries now fully digital, free access

[Ed. note: Submitted by Gail King. Readers of H-Asia will be well aware of the value of the CEAL to Asian Studies, and to have all the back issues of the Journal and its predecessors readily accessible at no cost via the website is an excellent addition to that record of service. RD]


The February 2015 issue of the Journal of East Asian Libraries (JEAL), No. 160, is now available. With this issue, JEAL becomes a fully online digital journal.

Call for Manuscripts for Book Series on Women and Gender in China Studies

Book series: Women and Gender in China Studies (ISSN: 1877-5772) www.brill.com/wgcs

Series Editor: Professor Grace S. Fong (McGill University).

Editorial Board: Louise Edwards (Hong Kong University), Robin D.S. Yates (McGill University) and Harriet T. Zurndorfer (Leiden University).

Human Trafficking in Korea: Graduate Student Workshop

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies invites graduate students to participate in its Wed., April 15, 2015 workshop, “Understanding Human Trafficking in Korea: History, Identity, and Law”. 
 
Three scholars in the fields of history, sociology, and legal studies will lead a workshop designed for graduate s

TOC Reconsidering Sustainability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Asia

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Nature and Culture has recently been published by Berghahn Journals. The first issue of the tenth volume of this journal is devoted to reconsidering sustainability through interdisciplinary perspectives from Asia. The main themes in the articles of this special issue revolve around the three pillars of sustainability (economic, social, and ecological) and include urbanization, disaster, vulnerability, resource consumption, and land use.

ANN New reviews on www.newbooks.asia and in The Newsletter (IIAS) 

Visit www.newbooks.asia to find and post reviews of academic (English language) books recently published on Asia. This review website is administered by the International Institute for Asian Studies (www.iias.nl), in Leiden, the Netherlands. 

Review copies can be requested using the online form (go to "available" on the site).

TOC: Journal of Asian Studies: Volume 74, Issue 1

Latest issue of the Journal of Asian Studies online at http://journals.cambridge.org/jas

Research Articles

Inside Taiwan's Sunflower Movement: Twenty-Four Days in a Student-Occupied Parliament, and the Future of the Region
Ian Rowen

The Historiography of India's Partition: Between Civilization and Modernity
David Gilmartin

Three Principles for an Asian Humanities: Care First . . . Learn From . . . Connect Histories
Donald R. Davis

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sunila S. Kale
Reviewer: 
Sudha Mahalingam

Mahalingam on Kale, 'Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development'


Sunila S. Kale. Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8796-3.

Reviewed by Sudha Mahalingam (Member, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India Retd.)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Electricity Policy in India

Author: 
Ananya Vajpeyi
Reviewer: 
Dilip Menon

Menon on Vajpeyi, 'Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India'


Ananya Vajpeyi. Righteous Republic: The Political Foundations of Modern India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04895-9.

Reviewed by Dilip Menon (University of Witwatersrand)
Published on H-Asia (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Sugawara no Takasue no Musume
Reviewer: 
Linda Chance

Chance on Sugawara no Takasue no Musume, 'The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan'


Sugawara no Takasue no Musume. The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan. Translated, with an introduction, by Sonja Arntzen and Ito Moriyuki. Translations from the Asian Classics Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations, maps. 322 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16718-5; $39.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53745-2.

Recent Threads

ANN Journal of East Asian Libraries now fully digital, free access

[Ed. note: Submitted by Gail King. Readers of H-Asia will be well aware of the value of the CEAL to Asian Studies, and to have all the back issues of the Journal and its predecessors readily accessible at no cost via the website is an excellent addition to that record of service. RD]


The February 2015 issue of the Journal of East Asian Libraries (JEAL), No. 160, is now available. With this issue, JEAL becomes a fully online digital journal.

Call for Manuscripts for Book Series on Women and Gender in China Studies

Book series: Women and Gender in China Studies (ISSN: 1877-5772) www.brill.com/wgcs

Series Editor: Professor Grace S. Fong (McGill University).

Editorial Board: Louise Edwards (Hong Kong University), Robin D.S. Yates (McGill University) and Harriet T. Zurndorfer (Leiden University).