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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)

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

Author: 
Li Tana
Reviewer: 
Shawm McHale

McHale on Tana, 'Nguyen Cochinchina: Southern Vietnam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century'


Li Tana. Nguyen Cochinchina: Southern Vietnam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1998. 194 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87727-722-4.

Reviewed by Shawm McHale (George Washington University)
Published on H-Asia (September, 1998)

Nguyen Cochinchina

Author: 
Kathleen L. Lodwick
Reviewer: 
Alan Sweeten

Sweeten on Lodwick, 'Crusaders Against Opium: Protestant Missionaries in China, 1874-1917'


Kathleen L. Lodwick. Crusaders Against Opium: Protestant Missionaries in China, 1874-1917. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1996. xiii + 218 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-1924-3.

Reviewed by Alan Sweeten (California State University, Stanislaus)
Published on H-Asia (July, 1998)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Madeline Y. Hsu
Reviewer: 
Karen Leonard

Leonard on Hsu, 'The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority'


Madeline Y. Hsu. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16402-1.

Reviewed by Karen Leonard (University of California-Irvine)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Audrey Truschke
Reviewer: 
Supriya Gandhi

Gandhi on Truschke, 'Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court'


Audrey Truschke. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17362-9.

Reviewed by Supriya Gandhi (Yale University)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Ling and Abdenur and Banerjee and Kurian and Lama and Bo, 'India China: Rethinking Borders and Security'


L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo. India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 192 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13006-1.

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CFP: Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (Indiana University Press)-2018 issue

Editors of Pakistan Journal of Historical Studies (PJHS) invite scholars to submit articles on any aspect of history of any region and period. Published by Indiana University Press (Bloomington, USA), the semi-annual scholarly journal aims to develop critical ideas on less explored and innovative themes in the discipline of History.

Deadline for submission for 2018 issues is 15 April 2018.

Seeking Panelists for Muslims in Pre-Modern China Panel Session, AAR's Annual Meeting (Denver, November 17-20, 2018)

I am putting together a panel on Islam in pre-Modern China for next year’s American Academy of Religion (Chinese Religions Unit) annual meeting (Denver, November 17-20) and am looking to add two/three additional presenters.

I am planning to present a paper addressing to what extent were the distinct cultural and religious practices of Muslims were considered to pose social and cultural threats to the Qing society by primarily analyzing Jin Tianzhu’s 金天住 (1736-1795) Qingzheng Shiyi 清真释疑 (Dispelling the Doubts about Islam).