Reviews

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)

Author: 
Kesavan Veluthat
Reviewer: 
Donald Davis

Davis on Veluthat, 'Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History'

Kesavan Veluthat. Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History. New Delhi: Primus Books, 2018. 214 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8655270-9.

Reviewed by Donald Davis (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52450

Author: 
Jairam Ramesh
Reviewer: 
Vinita Damodaran

Damodaran on Ramesh, 'Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature.'

Jairam Ramesh. Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature. New Delhi: Simon & Schuster, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-933552-4-4.

Reviewed by Vinita Damodaran (University of Sussex) Published on H-Asia (August, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50474

Author: 
Joanna Wardęga, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alicja Bachulska

Bachulska on Wardęga, 'China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition'

Joanna Wardęga, ed. China–Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition. Chinskie Drogi Series. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2017. 456 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-4111-6.

Reviewed by Alicja Bachulska (War Studies University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Arjun Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Manjeet S. Pardesi

Pardesi on Subramaniam, 'India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971'

Arjun Subramaniam. India's Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2017. 576 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-241-5.

Reviewed by Manjeet S. Pardesi (Victoria University of Wellington) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Carlo Coppola
Reviewer: 
S. Akbar Hyder

Hyder on Coppola, 'Urdu Poetry, 1935-1970: The Progressive Episode'

Carlo Coppola. Urdu Poetry, 1935-1970: The Progressive Episode. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 702 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-940349-3.

Reviewed by S. Akbar Hyder (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (July, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

Author: 
Mandy Sadan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard Duckett

Duckett on Sadan, 'War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011'

Mandy Sadan, ed. War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar: The Kachin Ceasefire, 1994-2011. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016. xxii + 517 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-87-7694-189-5.

Reviewed by Richard Duckett (Reading College) Published on H-Asia (April, 2018) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50492

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)

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