Reviews

Author: 
Shailaja Paik
Reviewer: 
Anupama Rao

Rao on Paik, 'Dalit Women's Education in Modern India: Double Discrimination'

Shailaja Paik. Dalit Women's Education in Modern India: Double Discrimination. Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series. New York: Routledge, 2014. xiv + 356 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-49300-0.

Reviewed by Anupama Rao (Columbia University Barnard College) Published on H-Asia (November, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Dalit Women in India

Author: 
Salman Bangash
Reviewer: 
Robert Nichols

Nichols on Bangash, 'The Frontier Tribal Belt: Genesis and Purpose Under the Raj'

Salman Bangash. The Frontier Tribal Belt: Genesis and Purpose Under the Raj. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv + 365 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-940341-7.

Reviewed by Robert Nichols (Stockton University) Published on H-Asia (November, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Historical Reappropriation: The Post-Colony Writes Back

Author: 
Srinath Raghavan
Reviewer: 
Anirudh Deshpande

Deshpande on Raghavan, 'India's War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia'

Srinath Raghavan. India's War: World War II and the Making of Modern South Asia. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 576 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03022-4.

Reviewed by Anirudh Deshpande Published on H-Asia (October, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

World War II in India

Author: 
Shrabani Basu
Reviewer: 
Kate Imy

Imy on Basu, 'For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front, 1914-18'

Shrabani Basu. For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front, 1914-18. New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016. 256 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-8405291-1.

Reviewed by Kate Imy (University of North Texas) Published on H-Asia (October, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Indian Soldiers WWI

Author: 
Stewart Gordon
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Talbot

Talbot on Gordon, 'A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks'

Stewart Gordon. A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks. Lebanon: ForeEdge, 2015. 290 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-540-4.

Reviewed by Cynthia Talbot (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (October, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Shipwrecks and World History

Author: 
Gerald Prenderghast
Reviewer: 
Kate Imy

Imy on Prenderghast, 'Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945-1975'

Gerald Prenderghast. Britain and the Wars in Vietnam: The Supply of Troops, Arms and Intelligence, 1945-1975. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 328 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9924-3.

Reviewed by Kate Imy (Rutgers) Published on H-Asia (September, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Akiko Takenaka
Reviewer: 
John Nelson

Nelson on Takenaka, 'Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar'

Akiko Takenaka. Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan's Unending Postwar. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2015. 287 pp. $57.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4678-7.

Reviewed by John Nelson Published on H-Asia (August, 2016) Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

Author: 
Latika Gupta
Reviewer: 
Usha Sanyal

Sanyal on Gupta, 'Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India'

Latika Gupta. Education, Poverty and Gender: Schooling Muslim Girls in India. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2015. 206 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-90084-4.

Reviewed by Usha Sanyal (Queens University of Charlotte) Published on H-Asia (August, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Schooling Muslim Girls

Author: 
Thomas R. Trautmann
Reviewer: 
J. Patrick Olivelle

Olivelle on Trautmann, 'Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History'

Thomas R. Trautmann. Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2015. xvi + 372 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26422-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26436-3; ISBN 978-0-226-26453-0.

Reviewed by J. Patrick Olivelle (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Asia (August, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Narendra Subramanian
Reviewer: 
Balmurli Natrajan

Natrajan on Subramanian, 'Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India'

Narendra Subramanian. Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8878-6.

Reviewed by Balmurli Natrajan (William Paterson University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Family and Pluralism

Author: 
Ian Talbot
Reviewer: 
Rohit Wanchoo

Wanchoo on Talbot, 'A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas'

Ian Talbot. A History of Modern South Asia: Politics, States, Diasporas. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-19694-8.

Reviewed by Rohit Wanchoo (Delhi University) Published on H-Asia (July, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

An Introduction to South Asia

Author: 
Mitra Sharafi
Reviewer: 
Amrita Shodhan

Shodhan on Sharafi, 'Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947'

Mitra Sharafi. Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947. Studies in Legal History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-04797-6.

Reviewed by Amrita Shodhan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Asia (June, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Parsi Legal Culture: A Detailed Ethnography of a Distinctive Tradition

Author: 
Catherine Pickett
Reviewer: 
Lakshmi Subramaniam

Subramaniam on Pickett, 'Bibliography of the East India Company: Contemporary Printed Sources, 1786-1858'

Catherine Pickett. Bibliography of the East India Company: Contemporary Printed Sources, 1786-1858. Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues Series. London: British Library Publishing, 2015. 400 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7123-5778-4.

Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) Published on H-Asia (June, 2016) Commissioned by Sumit Guha

Author: 
Jiang Wu
Reviewer: 
Stefania Travagnin

Travagnin on Wu, 'Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia'

Jiang Wu. Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xiv + 355 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939313-8.

Reviewed by Stefania Travagnin (University of Groningen) Published on H-Asia (May, 2016) Commissioned by Douglas Slaymaker

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