Reviews

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

Author: 
Ramnarayan S. Rawat, K. Satyanarayana, eds.
Reviewer: 
Shraddha Kumbhojkar

Kumbhojkar on Rawat and Satyanarayana, 'Dalit Studies'

Ramnarayan S. Rawat, K. Satyanarayana, eds. Dalit Studies. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6132-9.

Reviewed by Shraddha Kumbhojkar (Savitribai Phule Pune University) Published on H-Asia (September, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Vesna A. Wallace, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erdenchuluu Khochahar

Khochahar on Wallace, 'Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society'

Vesna A. Wallace, ed. Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xxii + 325 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-995864-1; $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-995866-5.

Reviewed by Erdenchuluu Khochahar (University of Tokyo) Published on H-Asia (September, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Buddhism in Mongolia

Author: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam
Reviewer: 
Johan Mathew

Mathew on Subramaniam, 'The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral'

Lakshmi Subramaniam. The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral. New Delhi: Oxford University Press (India), 2016. 296 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-946704-4.

Reviewed by Johan Mathew (Rutgers University) Published on H-Asia (August, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Piracy and Sovereignty in the Indian Ocean

Author: 
Pamela D. McElwee
Reviewer: 
Nga Dao

Dao on McElwee, 'Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam'

Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. 312 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-99548-9.

Reviewed by Nga Dao (York University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Environmental Governance in Vietnam

Author: 
Anjali Nerlekar
Reviewer: 
Madhuri Deshmukh

Deshmukh on Nerlekar, 'Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture'

Anjali Nerlekar. Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture. FlashPoints Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016. xix + 292 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-3274-0; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3273-3.

Reviewed by Madhuri Deshmukh (Oakton Community College) Published on H-Asia (July, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Chitralekha Zutshi
Reviewer: 
Umair A. Muhajir

Muhajir on Zutshi, 'Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination'

Chitralekha Zutshi. Kashmir's Contested Pasts: Narratives, Sacred Geographies, and the Historical Imagination. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014. xv + 360 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-945067-1.

Reviewed by Umair A. Muhajir (http://qalandari.blogspot.com) Published on H-Asia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Bradley R. Simpson
Reviewer: 
Jaroslaw Suchoples

Suchoples on Simpson, 'Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968'

Bradley R. Simpson. Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008. viii + 367 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5634-1.

Reviewed by Jaroslaw Suchoples (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Asia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Frank Dhont

Author: 
Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans.
Reviewer: 
Donald W. Attwood

Attwood on Hauser and Jha, 'Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir'

Walter Hauser, Kailash Chandra Jha, eds. and trans. Culture, Vernacular Politics, and the Peasants: India, 1889-1950: An Edited Translation of Swami Sahajanand's Memoir. Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2015. 708 pp. n.p. (cloth), ISBN 978-93-5098084-2.

Reviewed by Donald W. Attwood (McGill University) Published on H-Asia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Tim Allender
Reviewer: 
Geraldine Forbes

Forbes on Allender, 'Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1820-1932'

Tim Allender. Learning Femininity in Colonial India, 1820-1932. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 352 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8579-6.

Reviewed by Geraldine Forbes (State University of New York, Oswego) Published on H-Asia (June, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Femininity in Colonial India

Author: 
Manan Ahmed Asif
Reviewer: 
Andre Wink

Wink on Asif, 'A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia'

Manan Ahmed Asif. A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-66011-3.

Reviewed by Andre Wink (University of Wisconsin) Published on H-Asia (May, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Andrade and Hang, 'Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700'

Tonio Andrade, Xing Hang, eds. Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. viii + 386 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5276-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) Published on H-Asia (May, 2017) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

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