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Review, Suter on Strecher, 'The Forbidden Worlds of Haruki Murakami'

In the past few days the first reviews commissioned by our new reviews editor, Doug Slaymaker, have been published on H-Asia. This is a most welcome milestone -- it marks the first time H-Asia has had an East Asia specialist reviews editor since Robert Entenmann stepped down in 2003. RD

Author: 
Richard I. Suchenski
Reviewer: 
Xiao Liu

Liu on Richard I. Suchenski, 'Hou Hsiao-Hsien'


Richard I. Suchenski. Hou Hsiao-Hsien. Austrian Film Museum Books Series. Vienna: Austrian Film Museum and New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 356 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-3-901644-58-0.

Reviewed by Xiao Liu (McGill University)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2015)
Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report, 19 January - 26 January 2015

From: H-Net Job Guide <jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu>

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 19 January 2015 to 26 January 2015. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.
 

CFP: ‘Empires in Perspective’ book series

Pickering & Chatto’s renowned book series ‘Empires in Perspective’ is inviting new proposals for monographs and essay collections. The series is overseen by Associate Professor Jayeeta Sharma (University of Toronto), and further details are available on the publisher’s website at http://www.pickeringchatto.com/empires

Annual meeting of South Asian Anthropologists' Group (SAAG): call for papers

The next annual meeting of the South Asian Anthropologists' Group (SAAG) will be held in Cambridge on 11-12 December. This year's topic is: leadership, authority and legitimation. We invite early-career anthropologists to contribute papers all forms of leadership (religious, political, moral or otherwise) in South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. Please submit titles and abstracts to Anastasia Piliavsky (an379@cam.ac.uk) and Nicholas Evans (ne228@cam.ac.uk) by 15 March 2015.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mandy Sadan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard Duckett

Duckett on Sadan, 'War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011'


Mandy Sadan, ed. War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016. xxii + 517 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-189-5.

Reviewed by Richard Duckett (Reading College)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Chris Ogden
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Ogden, 'China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers'


Chris Ogden. China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers. Cambridge: Polity, 2017. ix + 213 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-8987-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Roger Jeffery

Jeffery on Ganguly and Thompson, 'Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy'


Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson. Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21592-2.

Reviewed by Roger Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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