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Author: 
W. Puck Brecher
Reviewer: 
Katalin Ferber

Ferber on Brecher, 'Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930'

W. Puck Brecher. Japan’s Private Spheres: Autonomy in Japanese History, 1600-1930. Leiden: Brill, 2021. xx + 364 pp. $157.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-44754-7.

Reviewed by Katalin Ferber (Retired from Waseda University, Freelance writer) Published on H-Japan (November, 2021) Commissioned by Martha Chaiklin

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56698

Author: 
Brenton Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Samuels

Samuels on Sullivan, 'Building a Religious Empire: Tibetan Buddhism, Bureaucracy, and the Rise of the Gelukpa'

Brenton Sullivan. Building a Religious Empire: Tibetan Buddhism, Bureaucracy, and the Rise of the Gelukpa. Encounters with Asia Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. 304 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5267-5.

Reviewed by Jonathan Samuels (University of Oxford) Published on H-Buddhism (November, 2021) Commissioned by Lucia Galli

Author: 
Mark W. Driscoll
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Kai-chung Yung

Yung on Driscoll, 'The Whites Are Enemies of Heaven: Climate Caucasianism and Asian Ecological Protection'

Mark W. Driscoll. The Whites Are Enemies of Heaven: Climate Caucasianism and Asian Ecological Protection. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-1121-7.

Reviewed by Kenneth Kai-chung Yung (University of Hong Kong) Published on H-Socialisms (November, 2021) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Britta Rutert
Reviewer: 
Gregory H. Maddox

Maddox on Rutert, 'Contested Properties: Peoples, Plants, and Politics in Post-Apartheid South Africa'

Britta Rutert. Contested Properties: Peoples, Plants, and Politics in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Culture and Social Practice Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2020. 300 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-4794-5.

Reviewed by Gregory H. Maddox (Texas Southern University) Published on H-Africa (November, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar)

 

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