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: 
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)

Author: 
Sonia Ryang
Reviewer: 
Mark Caprio

Caprio on Ryang, 'North Koreans in Japan: Language, Ideology, and Identity'

Sonia Ryang. North Koreans in Japan: Language, Ideology, and Identity. Boulder: Westview Press, 1997. xix + 248 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-3050-1; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8133-8952-3.

Reviewed by Mark Caprio (Rikkyo University, Tokyo) Published on H-Asia (May, 1998)

Author: 
Katherine A. Bowie
Reviewer: 
Sara Van Fleet

Van Fleet on Bowie, 'Rituals of National Loyalty: An Anthropology of the State and the Village Scout Movement in Thailand'

Katherine A. Bowie. Rituals of National Loyalty: An Anthropology of the State and the Village Scout Movement in Thailand. New York and Chichester: Columbia University Press, 1997. xx + 393 pp. $30.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-10391-6; $83.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-10390-9.

Reviewed by Sara Van Fleet (University of Washington) Published on H-Asia (April, 1998)

Author: 
Carol Kramer
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Kramer, 'Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities'

Carol Kramer. Pottery in Rajasthan: Ethnoarchaeology in Two Indian Cities. Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997. xviii + 264 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-740-6.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Asia (March, 1998)

Ceramic Ethnoarchaeology in the Indian Subcontinent

Author: 
B. A. Litvinsky, Zhang Guang-da, R. Shabani Samghabadi, eds.
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Litvinsky and Guang-da and Samghabadi, 'History of the Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume III: The Crossroads of Civilizations: A.D. 250 to 750'

B. A. Litvinsky, Zhang Guang-da, R. Shabani Samghabadi, eds. History of the Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume III: The Crossroads of Civilizations: A.D. 250 to 750. Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 1996. 568 pp. 300FF (cloth), ISBN 978-92-3-103211-0.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities) Published on H-Asia (December, 1997)

Author: 
Charles Hayford
Reviewer: 
Philip Cho

Cho on Hayford, 'China'

Charles Hayford. China. Oxford and Santa Barbara, Calif.: Clio Press, 1997. x + 601 pp. $128.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85109-235-2.

Reviewed by Philip Cho (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Asia (November, 1997)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Danna Agmon
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Agmon, 'A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India'

Danna Agmon. A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 236 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Institute of Advanced Studies, Nantes) Published on H-Asia (June, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

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Position, Researcher(Open Rank), Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History, Taiwan

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56857

Position: Researcher (open rank Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow).

Field: Modern history.

Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. (Taiwan or foreign). Applicants who have passed their final oral defense of doctoral dissertation are encouraged to apply.

  2. Good comprehension of Chinese is required.