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PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM ANNOUCEMENT: Competition and Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific: Recognising Challenges, Seizing Opportunities (Grand Hyatt Singapore; 2014-11-19)

PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM: Competition and Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific: Recognising Challenges, Seizing Opportunities

Hosted by the Departments of Japanese Studies and Political Science, National University of Singapore

Date: 19 November 2014
Time: 1-5 pm
Venue: The Gallery, Grand Hyatt Singapore (10 Scotts Road)

Free admission. Registration page: https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/jps01/reg05.aspx

New Online Content: China-related dissertations on DR

Dissertation Reviews (http://dissertationreviews.org) features friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended and unpublished dissertations in more than 20 fields in the humanities and social sciences. The following are newly posted reviews of China-related dissertations and two articles from our 'Talking Shop' series from the first two months of our 2014-15 season.

Conference Announcement: "Among Empires: British Empire in Global Imperial Context" (Lingnan Univ., Hong Kong: 5/27-29 2015)

From H-Net Announcements: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217536

Among Empires: the British Empire in Global Imperial Context Lingnan University, Hong Kong: 27-29 May 2015
Location: Hong Kong
Call for Papers Date: 2014-12-01
Date Submitted: 2014-10-30
Announcement ID: 217536
Keynote Speakers: Lauren Benton, Robert Bickers, and John Darwin

Author: 
Ian Talbot, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'The Independence of India and Pakistan: New Approaches and Reflections'

Ian Talbot, ed. The Independence of India and Pakistan: New Approaches and Reflections. Oxford: Oxford University Press. vi + 295 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-906478-6.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University) Published on H-Asia (October, 2014) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

The Making of India and Pakistan

Author: 
Aya Ikegame
Reviewer: 
Anastasia Piliavsky

Piliavsky on Ikegame, 'Princely India Re-imagined: A Historical Anthropology of Mysore from 1799 to the Present'

Aya Ikegame. Princely India Re-imagined: A Historical Anthropology of Mysore from 1799 to the Present. Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series. Oxford: Routledge, 2012. 212 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-55449-7.

Reviewed by Anastasia Piliavsky (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Asia (October, 2014) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

India’s Non-sovereign Kings

Author: 
Robert Nichols
Reviewer: 
Thomas J. Barfield

Barfield on Nichols, 'The Frontier Crimes Regulation: A History in Documents'

Robert Nichols. The Frontier Crimes Regulation: A History in Documents. New York: Oxford University Press, May 1, 2014. xxviii + 265 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-906673-5.

Reviewed by Thomas J. Barfield (Boston University) Published on H-Asia (October, 2014) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Gifts that Keep on Giving—Laws that Will Not Die

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Author: 
Phuong Tran Nguyen
Reviewer: 
Sam Vong

Vong on Nguyen, 'Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon'

Phuong Tran Nguyen. Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 236 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08288-7.

Reviewed by Sam Vong (University of Texas at Austin, Department of History) Published on H-Asia (September, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

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TAP Review fall issue, Family Photographs, now online!

The fall 2018 issue of the Trans Asia Photography Review, “Family Photographs”, is now available online at tapreview.org (you may need to refresh your browser to view the new contents). This issue, which is guest edited by Deepali Dewan, features the following articles and book reviews:

Introduction, Deepali Dewan

“A Treasury of Rays”: Finding a Winter Garden in Palestine, Alessandra Amin

Thinking of a Place, Surendra Lawoti

H-Net reviews posted to the web 05 Nov 2018 - 12 Nov 2018

Your network editor has reposted this from H-Announce. The byline reflects the original authorship.

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 05 Nov 2018 and 12 Nov 2018.

Reviewed for H-War by Rhonda Barlow
   Waldstreicher, David, ed..  _Companion to John Adams and John
   Quincy Adams, A_.  Blackwell Companions to American History
   Series. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.  584 pp.  $171.99, ISBN
   978-1-118-52429-9.

TOC, South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 41, no. 3 (Sept. 2018)

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies is pleased to announce publication of its most recent issue available online via Taylor & Francis at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/csas20/current?nav=tocList

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies,  Vol. 41, no. 1 (Sept. 2018)

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