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Call for articles for a special issue of the Journal Revue d’Histoire Contemporaine de l’Afrique (n. 3, 2021).
Proposed Panel Title: Anticolonialism and Internationalism in Asia
Colleagues - does anyone have any online archives of images about historical epidemics to recommend? I would like to have students incorporate visual evidence in a comparative research project.
Durba Mitra. Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 296 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19634-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-19635-0.
Reviewed by Tamala Malerk (University of South Florida) Published on H-Empire (May, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Ola Hnatiuk. Courage and Fear. Trans. Ewa Siwak. Ukrainian Studies Series. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2020. xvii + 534 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64469-251-6.
Reviewed by John Vsetecka (Michigan State University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Adrian Brisku. Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach. Europe’s Legacy in the Modern World Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 272 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3856-4.
Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Yale University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Michael Hope. Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Īlkhānate of Iran. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 272 pp. $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-876859-3.
Reviewed by Wonhee Cho (The Academy of Korean Studies) Published on H-Empire (March, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)