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: 
Regine Thiriez
Reviewer: 
Steven A. Leibo

Leibo on Thiriez, 'Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces'

Regine Thiriez. Barbarian Lens: Western Photographers of the Qianlong Emperor's European Palaces. Amsterdam: Gordon and Breach Publishers, 1998. xxiii + 191 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-5700-519-0.

Reviewed by Steven A. Leibo (The Sage Colleges and State University of New York-Albany) Published on H-Asia (January, 2000)

Author: 
Enrica Garzilli
Reviewer: 
Frank F. Conlon

Conlon on Garzilli, 'Journal of South Asia Women Studies 1995-1997'

Enrica Garzilli. Journal of South Asia Women Studies 1995-1997. Milano Asiatica Association, 1997. xxviii + 241 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-88-900226-0-9.

Reviewed by Frank F. Conlon (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (December, 1999)

Author: 
John W. Dower
Reviewer: 
Mark Selden

Selden on Dower, 'Embracing Defeat. Japan in the Wake of World War II'

John W. Dower. Embracing Defeat. Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 676 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04686-1.

Reviewed by Mark Selden (Departments of History and Sociology, SUNY-Binghamton.) Published on H-Asia (October, 1999)

Embracing Defeat

Author: 
David Christian
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Christian, 'History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume I: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire'

David Christian. History of Russia, Central Asia and Mongolia, Volume I: Inner Eurasia from Prehistory to the Mongol Empire. Oxford and Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 1998. 464 pp. $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-631-183213; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-631-20814-3.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities.) Published on H-Asia (October, 1999)

Author: 
Brendon Gooneratne, Yasmine Gooneratne
Reviewer: 
Patrick Peebles

Peebles on Gooneratne and Gooneratne, 'This Inscrutable Englishman: Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824'

Brendon Gooneratne, Yasmine Gooneratne. This Inscrutable Englishman: Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824. London and New York: Cassell, 1999. x + 294 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-304-70095-0.

Reviewed by Patrick Peebles (Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-Asia (August, 1999)

The Englishman Who Went Into The Hills

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.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds.
Reviewer: 
Prachi Deshpande

Deshpande on Crooks and Parsons, 'Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century'

Peter Crooks, Timothy Parsons, eds. Empires and Bureaucracy in World History: From Late Antiquity to the Twentieth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 496 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-61728-1.

Reviewed by Prachi Deshpande (CSSSC Kolkata) Published on H-Asia (May, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Diana Lary
Reviewer: 
James Hudson

Hudson on Lary, 'China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949'

Diana Lary. China's Civil War: A Social History, 1945-1949. New Approaches to Asian History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xii + 283 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67826-2; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-05467-7.

Reviewed by James Hudson (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

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National University of Singapore
Director, Asia Research Institute

The National University of Singapore (NUS) invites applications for the position of Director, Asia Research Institute (ARI).The Director will have the academic standing for appointment at the rank of professor in a faculty or school within the University. The division of the incumbent’s appointment between the Faculty/School and the Institute is subject to negotiation.