Reviews

Author: 
Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp, eds.
Reviewer: 
Claire Maes

Maes on Markham and Lohr Sapp, 'A World Religions Reader'

Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp, eds. A World Religions Reader. Newark: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2020. 408 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-35709-4.

Reviewed by Claire Maes (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2021) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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Author: 
Michael J. Walsh
Reviewer: 
Peter Zarrow

Zarrow on Walsh, 'Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State'

Michael J. Walsh. Stating the Sacred: Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. 272 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-19357-3.

Reviewed by Peter Zarrow (University of Connecticut) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
D. Christian Lammerts
Reviewer: 
Jacques Leider

Leider on Lammerts, 'Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850'

D. Christian Lammerts. Buddhist Law in Burma: A History of Dhammasattha Texts and Jurisprudence, 1250-1850. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-7260-1

Reviewed by Jacques Leider (École française d’Extrême-Orient (EFEO)) Published on H-Asia (December, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Anand Vivek Taneja
Reviewer: 
Gijs Kruijtzer

Kruijtzer on Taneja, 'Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi'

Anand Vivek Taneja. Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi. South Asia in Motion Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 336 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0393-6; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0179-6. 

Author: 
Jana K. Lipman
Reviewer: 
Phi-Vân Nguyen

Nguyen on Lipman, 'In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates'

Jana K. Lipman. In Camps: Vietnamese Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Repatriates. Critical Refugee Studies Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. Illustrations. 319 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-34366-5.

Reviewed by Phi-Vân Nguyen (Université de Saint-Boniface) Published on H-Asia (November, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
John Man
Reviewer: 
Anatoly Khazanov

Khazanov on Man, 'Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China'

John Man. Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China. New York: Pegasus Books, 2020. 336 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64313-327-0

Reviewed by Anatoly Khazanov (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-Asia (October, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Wayne Patterson
Reviewer: 
Joshua Van Lieu

Van Lieu on Patterson, 'In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888'

Wayne Patterson. In the Service of His Korean Majesty: William Nelson Lovatt, the Pusan Customs, and Sino-Korean Relations, 1876-1888. Korea Research Monographs Series. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2012. xii + 193 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55729-100-4

Author: 
Karolina Hutková
Reviewer: 
Monish Borah

Borah on Hutková, 'The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850'

Karolina Hutková. The English East India Company's Silk Enterprise in Bengal, 1750-1850. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2019. xii + 257 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-394-2

Reviewed by Monish Borah (University of California- Irvine) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Supriya Gandhi
Reviewer: 
Ghulam Nadri

Nadri on Gandhi, 'The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal India'

Supriya Gandhi. The Emperor Who Never Was: Dara Shukoh in Mughal India. Cambridge: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2020. 352 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98729-6

Reviewed by Ghulam Nadri (Georgia State University) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Bradley Camp Davis
Reviewer: 
Joshua Herr

Herr on Davis, 'Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands'

Bradley Camp Davis. Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 288 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74205-2

Reviewed by Joshua Herr (UCLA) Published on H-Asia (September, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Kathleen Low
Reviewer: 
Gene Anderson

Anderson on Low, 'Asian Fruits and Berries: Growing Them, Eating Them, Appreciating Their Lore'

Kathleen Low. Asian Fruits and Berries: Growing Them, Eating Them, Appreciating Their Lore. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. 234 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7595-4

Reviewed by Gene Anderson (University of California - Riverside) Published on H-Asia (August, 2020) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Shah Mahmoud Hanifi, ed.
Reviewer: 
Amar Farooqui

Farooqui on Hanifi, 'Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule'

Shah Mahmoud Hanifi, ed. Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 424 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-091440-0

Reviewed by Amar Farooqui (University of Delhi) Published on H-Asia (August, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
San San May, Jana Igunma
Reviewer: 
Jinah Kim

Kim on May and Igunma, 'Buddhism Illuminated: Manuscript Art from South-East Asia'

San San May, Jana Igunma. Buddhism Illuminated: Manuscript Art from South-East Asia. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. Illustrations. 256 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74378-3

Reviewed by Jinah Kim (Harvard University) Published on H-Asia (August, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Bérénice Guyot-Réchard
Reviewer: 
Mahesh Shankar

Shankar on Guyot-Réchard, 'Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910-1962'

Bérénice Guyot-Réchard. Shadow States: India, China and the Himalayas, 1910-1962. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 347 pp. $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-62724-2.

Reviewed by Mahesh Shankar (Skidmore College) Published on H-Asia (July, 2020) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

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