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Andrew Flachs. Cultivating Knowledge: Biotechnology, Sustainability, and the Human Cost of Cotton Capitalism in India. Global Change/Global Health Series. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-3963-5; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-4025-9.
Reviewed by Ronald J. Herring (Cornell University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2022) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Megan Eaton Robb. Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. 264 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-008937-5.
Reviewed by Asiya Alam (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Wasana Wongsurawat. The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation. Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies Series. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. 216 pp.
There's a book symposium on my new book, Origins of Moral-Political Philosophy in Early China (OUP 2021), on Thursday, Feb 3, 8pm EST (Friday, Feb 4, 9am HKT). It's open to the public, but registration is required. Please email email@example.com to register if interested.
It gives me great pleasure to announce the publication of the December 2021 issue of Nidan: International Journal for Indian Studies, Volume 6, Issue 2 (https://journals.co.za/journal/nidan).
1. Editorials (Forward by Editorial Advisor, Editorial Preface, Introduction by Guest Editor)
2.1 Article: Living with the River: Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Majuli: Anouska Tamuli
I am pleased to announce the publication of my book, Reordering Adivasi Worlds: Representation, Resistance, Memory, by Oxford University Press.
The details of the book are as follows:
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
3:00-5:00pm Eastern Time