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The H-Net office has added another 15 or 20 entries to the "Mining the Logs" list of past discussions on H-Asia. While only a small sample of the topics and debates preserved in the H-Asia logs, It's an interesting retrospective across the nearly twenty-five years of scholarly discussion and mutual learning that H-Asia has enabled.
Responsible person(s): Joanne Bernardi
Synopsis: Creative digital curation of an original physical collection of travel and educational ephemera about Japan
Content type: High resolution images, moving images, audio materials, interactive timeline
Intended audience: Academic community and general public
Host institution: University of Rochester
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.
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The following reviews were posted to the H-Net web site between 10 Dec 2018 and 17 Dec 2018.
Reviewed for H-Albion by Sachiko Kusukawa
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)
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)
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52111
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)