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: 
Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
Reviewer: 
Joshua A. Fogel

Fogel on Sakamoto, 'Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma'

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto. Japanese Diplomats and Jewish Refugees: A World War II Dilemma. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998. xvi + 189 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96199-2.

Reviewed by Joshua A. Fogel (History Department, University of California, Santa Barbara) Published on H-Asia (July, 1999)

At Long Last

Author: 
Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Entenmann

Entenmann on Cartier and Elisseeff and Nivard, 'Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1998'

Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1998. Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Haute Etudes, 1998. xxi + 550 pp. 210 FF (cloth), ISBN 978-2-7132-1286-4.

Reviewed by Robert E. Entenmann (Department of History, St. Olaf College) Published on H-Asia (June, 1999)

Author: 
Ding Yizhuang
Reviewer: 
Jerome Chen

Chen on Xiaomeng, 'Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Dachao 1966-1980 (A History of the Rusticated Youths: The Tidal Wave, 1966-1980)' and Yizhuang, 'Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Chulan 1953-1968 (A History of the Chinese Rusticated Youths: The Early Ripples, 1953-1968)'

Liu Xiaomeng. Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Dachao 1966-1980 (A History of the Rusticated Youths: The Tidal Wave, 1966-1980). Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1998. 875 pp. 40.00 rmb (paper), ISBN 978-7-5004-2188-7.Ding Yizhuang. Zhongguo zhiqingshi: Chulan 1953-1968 (A History of the Chinese Rusticated Youths: The Early Ripples, 1953-1968). Beijing: Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 1998. 489 pp. 23.00rmb (paper), ISBN 978-7-5004-2187-0.

Author: 
Frank Joseph Shulman
Reviewer: 
Marilyn A. Levine

Levine on Shulman, 'Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies in Western Languages'

Frank Joseph Shulman. Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies in Western Languages. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. xxviii + 1055 pp. $245.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-29111-1.

Reviewed by Marilyn A. Levine (Lewis-Clark State College) Published on H-Asia (February, 1999)

Doctoral Dissertations on China and Inner Asia

Author: 
James S. Olson
Reviewer: 
Magnus Fiskesjö

Fiskesjö on Olson, 'An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China'

James S. Olson. An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. 448 pp. $89.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-28853-1.

Reviewed by Magnus Fiskesjö (University of Chicago) Published on H-Asia (December, 1998)

An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China

Author: 
Danny Paau, ed.
Reviewer: 
Daojiong Zha

Zha on Paau, 'Reunification with China: Hong Kong Academics Speak'

Danny Paau, ed. Reunification with China: Hong Kong Academics Speak. Hong Kong: Asian Research Service, 1998. 137 pp.

Reviewed by Daojiong Zha (Miyazaki International College, Miyazaki, Japan) Published on H-Asia (December, 1998)

Hong Kong's Reunification with China

Author: 
Iris Chang
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Entenmann

Entenmann on Chang, 'The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II'

Iris Chang. The Rape Of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1997. xi + 290 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-06835-7.

Reviewed by Robert E. Entenmann (Department of History, St. Olaf College) Published on H-Asia (October, 1998)

The Rape of Nanking

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Noriko Matsumoto
Reviewer: 
Mahua Sarkar

Sarkar on Matsumoto, 'Beyond the City and the Bridge: East Asian Immigration in a New Jersey Suburb'

Noriko Matsumoto. Beyond the City and the Bridge: East Asian Immigration in a New Jersey Suburb. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2018. 190 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-8888-9; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-8886-5.

Reviewed by Mahua Sarkar (Binghamton University) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Matthew McCartney, S. Akbar Zaidi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Farzana Shaikh

Shaikh on McCartney and Zaidi, 'New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change'

Matthew McCartney, S. Akbar Zaidi, eds. New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Class and Social Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 286 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48655-2.

Reviewed by Farzana Shaikh (Chatham House) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
John J. Harney
Reviewer: 
Paul Dunscomb

Dunscomb on Harney, 'Empire of Infields: Baseball in Taiwan and Cultural Identity, 1895-1968'

John J. Harney. Empire of Infields: Baseball in Taiwan and Cultural Identity, 1895-1968. Lincoln: Univeristy of Nebraska Press, 2019. 240 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-8682-5.

Reviewed by Paul Dunscomb (University of Alaska Anchorage) Published on H-Asia (February, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

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CFP: Association of Southeast Asian Studies (UK) Conference at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Dear Colleagues,

The Association of Southeast Asian Studies (UK) (ASEASUK) and the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) are pleased to announce that the 2020 conference of the ASEASUK to celebrate the celebrate its 50th year as a learned society will be held in London at the LSE on 4-6 September 2020.

Please find the call for panels here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/seac/events/2020/ASEAS-2020-Conference