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: 
Paula M. Varsano
Reviewer: 
Richard Serrano

Serrano on Varsano, 'Tracking the Banished Immortal. The Poetry of Li Bo and Its Critical Reception'

Paula M. Varsano. Tracking the Banished Immortal. The Poetry of Li Bo and Its Critical Reception. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2003. 368 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2573-7.

Reviewed by Richard Serrano (Department of French and Program in Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, New Brunswick) Published on H-Asia (December, 2004)

Still Immortal, NO Longer Banished

Author: 
Hayami Yoko
Reviewer: 
T. B. Subba

Subba on Yoko, 'Between Hills and Plains: Power and Practice in Socio-Religious Dynamics Among Karen'

Hayami Yoko. Between Hills and Plains: Power and Practice in Socio-Religious Dynamics Among Karen. Kyoto: Kyoto University Press and Melbourne: Trans-Pacific Press, 2004. 385 pp. $77.81 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-920901-03-5.

Reviewed by T. B. Subba (Chair, Department of Anthropology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2004)

Author: 
Hayami Yoko
Reviewer: 
T. B. Subba

Subba on Yoko, 'Between Hills and Plains: Power and Practice in Socio-Religious Dynamics Among Karen'

Hayami Yoko. Between Hills and Plains: Power and Practice in Socio-Religious Dynamics Among Karen. Kyoto: Kyoto University Press and Melbourne: Trans-Pacific Press, 2004. 385 pp. $77.81 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-920901-03-5.

Reviewed by T. B. Subba (Department of Anthropology, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2004)

Author: 
Paul R. Brass
Reviewer: 
Sasheej Hegde

Hegde on Brass, 'The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India'

Paul R. Brass. The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003. xix + 476 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98258-8.

Reviewed by Sasheej Hegde (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (October, 2004)

Author: 
Rajat Kanta Ray
Reviewer: 
Omar Khalidi

Khalidi on Ray, 'The Felt Community: Commonality and Mentality before the Emergence of Indian Nationalism'

Rajat Kanta Ray. The Felt Community: Commonality and Mentality before the Emergence of Indian Nationalism. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003. xii + 580 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-565863-7.

Reviewed by Omar Khalidi (Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Published on H-Asia (July, 2004)

Author: 
Anila Verghese
Reviewer: 
Shobita Punja

Punja on Verghese, 'Hampi'

Anila Verghese. Hampi. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2002. xiii + 95 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-565433-2.

Reviewed by Shobita Punja (Executive and Governing Council, INTACH (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage)) Published on H-Asia (May, 2004)

Author: 
Jane Buckingham
Reviewer: 
Pratik Chakrabarti

Chakrabarti on Buckingham, 'Leprosy in Colonial South India: Medicine and Confinement'

Jane Buckingham. Leprosy in Colonial South India: Medicine and Confinement. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xi + 236 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-92622-2.

Reviewed by Pratik Chakrabarti (Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Oxford) Published on H-Asia (May, 2004)

Confinements and Negotiations

Author: 
Uradyn E. Bulag
Reviewer: 
William Jankowiak

Jankowiak on Bulag, 'The Mongols at China's Edge: History and the Politics of National Unity'

Uradyn E. Bulag. The Mongols at China's Edge: History and the Politics of National Unity. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002. xi + 273 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7425-1144-6; $102.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-1143-9.

Reviewed by William Jankowiak (Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Published on H-Asia (September, 2003)

Author: 
Marcia Reynders Ristaino
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Clifford

Clifford on Ristaino, 'Port of Last Resort: The Diaspora Communities of Shanghai'

Marcia Reynders Ristaino. Port of Last Resort: The Diaspora Communities of Shanghai. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. xvii + 367 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-3840-8.

Reviewed by Nicholas Clifford (Department of History, Middlebury College) Published on H-Asia (July, 2003)

Safe Haven? Foreign Exiles in Old Shanghai

Safe Haven? Foreign Exiles in Old Shanghai

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

Claudio Sopranzetti. Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. xiv + 314 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28850-8; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28849-2.

Reviewed by Erik L. Harms (Yale University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds. The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857. London: UCLPress, 2018. 500 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78735-029-8.

Reviewed by Rila Mukherjee (University of Hyderabad, India) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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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)

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Position, Part-time Lecturer in Bengali, University of Washington - Seattle

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58041

University of Washington - Seattle, Asian Languages and Literature
Part-time Lecturer in Bengali

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a 0.75 FTE part-time Lecturer in Bengali. The initial appointment, beginning Autumn Quarter 2019, is for a one year, renewable if mutually agreeable.