Reviews

Author: 
Chris Ogden
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Ogden, 'China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers'


Chris Ogden. China and India: Asia's Emergent Great Powers. Cambridge: Polity, 2017. ix + 213 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-8987-6.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Roger Jeffery

Jeffery on Ganguly and Thompson, 'Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy'


Sumit Ganguly, William R. Thompson. Ascending India and Its State Capacity: Extraction, Violence, and Legitimacy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21592-2.

Reviewed by Roger Jeffery (University of Edinburgh)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Walter N. Hakala
Reviewer: 
Carlo Coppola

Coppola on Hakala, 'Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia'


Walter N. Hakala. Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17830-3.

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

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Author: 
Lloyd I. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Talbot

Talbot on Rudolph and Rudolph, 'Romanticism's Child: An Intellectual History of James Tod's Influence on Indian History and Historiography'


Lloyd I. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph. Romanticism's Child: An Intellectual History of James Tod's Influence on Indian History and Historiography. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946589-7.

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

Author: 
Brian Glyn Williams
Reviewer: 
Daniel Marston

Marston on Williams, 'Counter Jihad: America’s Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria'


Brian Glyn Williams. Counter Jihad: America’s Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Haney Foundation Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4867-8.

Reviewed by Daniel Marston (Australian National University)
Published on H-Asia (April, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Daniel Haines
Reviewer: 
Jason Cons

Cons on Haines, 'Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan'


Daniel Haines. Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064866-4.

Reviewed by Jason Cons (University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Amit Das Gupta
Reviewer: 
TCA Raghavan

Raghavan on Das Gupta, 'Serving India: A Political Biography of Subimal Dutt (1903-1992), India's Longest Serving Foreign Secretary'


Amit Das Gupta. Serving India: A Political Biography of Subimal Dutt (1903-1992), India's Longest Serving Foreign Secretary. New Delhi: Manohar, 2017. 613 pp. INR 1795.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-5098163-4.

Reviewed by TCA Raghavan (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Erik Linstrum
Reviewer: 
Madhu Sarin

Sarin on Linstrum, 'Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire'


Erik Linstrum. Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 309 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08866-5.

Reviewed by Madhu Sarin (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Madeline Y. Hsu
Reviewer: 
Karen Leonard

Leonard on Hsu, 'The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority'


Madeline Y. Hsu. The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16402-1.

Reviewed by Karen Leonard (University of California-Irvine)
Published on H-Asia (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Audrey Truschke
Reviewer: 
Supriya Gandhi

Gandhi on Truschke, 'Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court'


Audrey Truschke. Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 384 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17362-9.

Reviewed by Supriya Gandhi (Yale University)
Published on H-Asia (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Ling and Abdenur and Banerjee and Kurian and Lama and Bo, 'India China: Rethinking Borders and Security'


L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, Li Bo. India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 192 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-13006-1.

Author: 
Charu Gupta
Reviewer: 
Joel Lee

Lee on Gupta, 'The Gender of Caste: Representing Dalits in Print'


Charu Gupta. The Gender of Caste: Representing Dalits in Print. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 352 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-99564-9.

Reviewed by Joel Lee (Williams College)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Ooi Keat Gin, ed.
Reviewer: 
Zaidul Anwar

Anwar on Gin, 'Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues'


Ooi Keat Gin, ed. Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues. Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series. New York: Routledge, 2015. 274 pp. $163.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-78765-0.

Reviewed by Zaidul Anwar (Thammasat Institute of Area Studies (TIARA), Thammasat University)
Published on H-Asia (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Frank Dhont

Author: 
Paul Arthur Van Dyke
Reviewer: 
Tirthankar Roy

Roy on Van Dyke, 'Merchants of Canton and Macao: Success and Failure in Eighteenth-Century Chinese Trade'


Paul Arthur Van Dyke. Merchants of Canton and Macao: Success and Failure in Eighteenth-Century Chinese Trade. Hong Kong, China: Hong Kong University Press, 2016. xlvii + 443 pp. Illustrations. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8139-32-3.

Reviewed by Tirthankar Roy (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Asia (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
John Stratton Hawley
Reviewer: 
William Pinch

Pinch on Hawley, 'A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement'


John Stratton Hawley. A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015. Maps, illustrations. 464 pp. $51.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-18746-7.

Reviewed by William Pinch (Wesleyan University)
Published on H-Asia (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Walking in the Shadow of Bhakti Mountain

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