Reviews

Author: 
Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Madeline Hsu

Hsu on Dirlik and Liao and Chuang, 'Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made'

Arif Dirlik, Ping-Hui Liao, Ya-Chung Chuang, eds. Taiwan: The Land Colonialisms Made. Volume 45, issue 3 of boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $12.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0357-1.

Reviewed by Madeline Hsu (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Sunil Sharma
Reviewer: 
Divya Cherian

Cherian on Sharma, 'Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court'

Sunil Sharma. Mughal Arcadia: Persian Literature in an Indian Court. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97585-9.

Reviewed by Divya Cherian (Princeton University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51825

Author: 
Bertil Lintner
Reviewer: 
David Buck

Buck on Lintner, 'China's India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World'

Bertil Lintner. China's India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxviii + 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947555-1.

Reviewed by David Buck (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Srinath Raghavan
Reviewer: 
Arjun Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Raghavan, 'Fierce Enigmas: A History of the United States in South Asia'

Srinath Raghavan. Fierce Enigmas: A History of the United States in South Asia. New York: Basic Books, 2018. 496 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03019-4.

Reviewed by Arjun Subramaniam (Tufts University) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)

Author: 
Ward Keeler
Reviewer: 
Patrick McCormick

McCormick on Keeler, 'The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma'

Ward Keeler. The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2017. 350 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-6594-8.

Reviewed by Patrick McCormick (Center for Southeast Asian Studies University of Kyoto and seajunction.org ) Published on H-Asia (January, 2019) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Christina Elizabeth Firpo
Reviewer: 
Natasha Pairaudeau

Pairaudeau on Firpo, 'The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980'

Christina Elizabeth Firpo. The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980. Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory Series. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. 288 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4757-9.

Reviewed by Natasha Pairaudeau (Cambridge University) Published on H-Asia (December, 2018) Commissioned by Bradley C. Davis (Eastern Connecticut State University)

Author: 
Claudio Sopranzetti
Reviewer: 
Erik L. Harms

Harms on Sopranzetti, 'Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok'

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)

Author: 
Margot Finn, Kate Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rila Mukherjee

Mukherjee on Finn and Smith, 'The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857'

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

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)

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