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Recent Posts

Report on AAS Roundtable on Grassroots Factionalism in China’s Cultural Revolution (Walder, Unger, Wu, Andreas, Wemheuer)

Ed. note: H-Asia welcomes conference and panel reports such as this one. They can be pasted into a discussion post, as in this case, or uploaded as document files. Please contact the editors if you have interest in submitting a conference report or similar document. RD

ANN. New content on the ejcjs (electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies)

Friends, we’re pleased to announce the newest edition of _the electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies_  (Volume 16, Issue 2) is now available.  This edition’s content consists of:
 

Peer-reviewed articles:

Satoshi Machida—The National Flag and Citizens’ Views toward their Country in Japan: Survey Experiment

Kanji Kitamura—Different classification results on the same loan: Evidence from Japanese corporate lending in the USA

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Akiko Takenaka
Reviewer: 
John Nelson

Nelson on Takenaka, 'Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar'


Akiko Takenaka. Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2015. 287 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4678-7.

Reviewed by John Nelson
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Latika Gupta
Reviewer: 
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Gupta, 'Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India'


Latika Gupta. Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015. 206 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-90084-4.

Reviewed by Usha Sanyal (Queens University of Charlotte)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Schooling Muslim Girls

Author: 
Thomas R. Trautmann
Reviewer: 
J. Patrick Olivelle

Olivelle on Trautmann, 'Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History'


Thomas R. Trautmann. Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2015. xvi + 372 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26422-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26436-3; ISBN 978-0-226-26453-0.

Reviewed by J. Patrick Olivelle (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Recent Threads

Report on AAS Roundtable on Grassroots Factionalism in China’s Cultural Revolution (Walder, Unger, Wu, Andreas, Wemheuer)

Ed. note: H-Asia welcomes conference and panel reports such as this one. They can be pasted into a discussion post, as in this case, or uploaded as document files. Please contact the editors if you have interest in submitting a conference report or similar document. RD

ANN. New content on the ejcjs (electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies)

Friends, we’re pleased to announce the newest edition of _the electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies_  (Volume 16, Issue 2) is now available.  This edition’s content consists of:
 

Peer-reviewed articles:

Satoshi Machida—The National Flag and Citizens’ Views toward their Country in Japan: Survey Experiment

Kanji Kitamura—Different classification results on the same loan: Evidence from Japanese corporate lending in the USA