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Author: 
Muhammad Qasim Zaman
Reviewer: 
Justin Jones

Jones on Zaman, 'Islam in Pakistan: A History'

Muhammad Qasim Zaman. Islam in Pakistan: A History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 432 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14922-6.

Reviewed by Justin Jones (University of Oxford) Published on H-Asia (September, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53232

Author: 
K. Paddayya, Bishnupriya Basak, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark Lycett

Lycett on Paddayya and Basak, 'Prehistoric Research in the Subcontinent: A Reappraisal and New Directions'

K. Paddayya, Bishnupriya Basak, eds. Prehistoric Research in the Subcontinent: A Reappraisal and New Directions. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2017. xix + 346 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408295-6.

Reviewed by Mark Lycett (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Asia (September, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

CFP | 26th annual conference of the North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA)

26th annual conference of the  North American Taiwan Studies Association (NATSA)

Keywording Taiwan 

May 22-24, 2020 @ UC-Irvine 

Important dates

Submission deadline: December 15, 2019

Notification of first-round acceptance: February 21, 2020

Notification of final-round acceptance: March 8, 2020

Travel grant application deadline: March 24, 2020

Notification of travel grant results: March 29, 2020

Early-bird registration deadline: March 31, 2020

LECTURE> Tianzhu Book Prize Lecture: The Meanings of Meditation in Early Zen Buddhism

Dear all, 

We are pleased to announce the second winner of the Tianzhu Book Prize for Excellence in Chan Studies. The recipient of the 2019 award is Dr. Sam van Schaik, Head of the Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library, for his book The Spirit of Zen (Yale University Press, 2018). Please join us on congratulating Dr. van Schaik on this receiving this award. As part of the award ceremony, Dr. van Schaik will be delivering a lecture at UBC St. John's College on September 21, 2019.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Muhammad Qasim Zaman
Reviewer: 
Justin Jones

Jones on Zaman, 'Islam in Pakistan: A History'

Muhammad Qasim Zaman. Islam in Pakistan: A History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 432 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14922-6.

Reviewed by Justin Jones (University of Oxford) Published on H-Asia (September, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53232

Author: 
K. Paddayya, Bishnupriya Basak, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mark Lycett

Lycett on Paddayya and Basak, 'Prehistoric Research in the Subcontinent: A Reappraisal and New Directions'

K. Paddayya, Bishnupriya Basak, eds. Prehistoric Research in the Subcontinent: A Reappraisal and New Directions. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2017. xix + 346 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8408295-6.

Reviewed by Mark Lycett (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Asia (September, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Anand A. Yang, Kamal Sheel, Ranjana Sheel
Reviewer: 
Emily Whewell

Whewell on Yang and Sheel and Sheel, 'Thirteen Months in China: A Subaltern Indian and the Colonial World'

Anand A. Yang, Kamal Sheel, Ranjana Sheel. Thirteen Months in China: A Subaltern Indian and the Colonial World. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017. ix + 326 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947646-6.

Reviewed by Emily Whewell (Max Planck Institute) Published on H-Asia (September, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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