Welcome to H-Asia, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching. H-Asia is especially committed to discussing region wide, comparative and professional issues important to scholars of Asia.

 

Recent Posts

Author: 
Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Faizah B. Zakaria

Zakaria on Charney and Wellen, 'Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context'

Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds. Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018. 272 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-229-8

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Mahesh Rangarajan

Rangarajan on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'

Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Mahesh Rangarajan (Ashoka University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

DH Panelists Needed: AAS 2021 Digital Technology Workshop on Digital Corpus and Database Building

I am a lecturer of modern Chinese literature at UMD. I am looking for panelists for a Digital Technology Workshop (AAS 2021) that focuses on how to build a corpus/database. I invite fellow digital humanists/social scientists who have experiences with building their own corpus/database to share some technologies and methods they use.

Author: 
Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Frank F. Conlon

Conlon on Kidambi and Kamat and Dwyer, 'Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos'

Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds. Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 336 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-006170-8

Reviewed by Frank F. Conlon (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Call for Papers: Journal of Digital Media & Policy (Special Issue: ‘Media Policies in South Asia: State of the Field’)

Call for Papers: Journal of Digital Media & Policy 

 

Special Issue: ‘Media Policies in South Asia: State of the Field’

 

Guest Editors

 

Preeti Raghunath - Symbiosis International University (SIU), India, preetimalaraghunath@gmail.com

Susan Koshy - Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, sude37@gmail.com 

 

Deadlines

 

Abstracts of 400 words to be received by 20 November 2020

Author: 
Martin Thomas, Andrew Thompson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Thomas and Thompson, 'The Oxford Handbook of the Ends of Empire'

Martin Thomas, Andrew Thompson, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Ends of Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 760 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871319-7

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Jagellonian University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Faizah B. Zakaria

Zakaria on Charney and Wellen, 'Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context'

Michael W. Charney, Kathryn Wellen, eds. Warring Societies of Pre-colonial Southeast Asia: Local Cultures of Conflict Within a Regional Context. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018. 272 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-229-8

Author: 
Ling Zhang
Reviewer: 
Mahesh Rangarajan

Rangarajan on Zhang, 'The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128'

Ling Zhang. The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048–1128. Studies in Environment and History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 328 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-15598-5.

Reviewed by Mahesh Rangarajan (Ashoka University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds.
Reviewer: 
Frank F. Conlon

Conlon on Kidambi and Kamat and Dwyer, 'Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos'

Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, Rachel Dwyer, eds. Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 336 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-006170-8

Reviewed by Frank F. Conlon (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Recent Threads

DH Panelists Needed: AAS 2021 Digital Technology Workshop on Digital Corpus and Database Building

I am a lecturer of modern Chinese literature at UMD. I am looking for panelists for a Digital Technology Workshop (AAS 2021) that focuses on how to build a corpus/database. I invite fellow digital humanists/social scientists who have experiences with building their own corpus/database to share some technologies and methods they use.

Call for Papers: Journal of Digital Media & Policy (Special Issue: ‘Media Policies in South Asia: State of the Field’)

Call for Papers: Journal of Digital Media & Policy 

 

Special Issue: ‘Media Policies in South Asia: State of the Field’

 

Guest Editors

 

Preeti Raghunath - Symbiosis International University (SIU), India, preetimalaraghunath@gmail.com

Susan Koshy - Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, sude37@gmail.com 

 

Deadlines

 

Abstracts of 400 words to be received by 20 November 2020