My new book may be of interest to H-SEAsia members who are engaged in research and teaching on genocide studies, history, Cold War, decolonisation, gender studies and politics. It examines the rise, destruction and attempted resurrection of the Indonesian Communist Party (Partai Komunis Indonesia, PKI) in East Java, using a combination of oral history interviews and documents that had hitherto not been analysed.
My new history of Singapore has been published just in time for the bicentenary of Raffles' landing and the supposed foundation of Singapore.
Michael D. Barr, Singapore: A Modern History, London and NY: I.B. Tauris, 2019. pp. 257+xxxv. ISBN 978-1-78076-305-7
I would like to inform you of the publication of my monograph Hindi Publishing in Colonial Lucknow. Gender, Genre and Visuality in the Creation of a Literary ‘Canon’. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, October 2018, 241 pages. ISBN: 9780199488391.
It is a great pleasure to announce the publication of a co-edited book with Michel Boivin (EHESS, Paris) and Julien Levesque (CSH, Delhi): Discovering Sindh's Past: Selection from the Journal of the Sindh Historical Society, 1934-1948. I've included the book's details below.
All the best,
Matthew A. Cook, North Carolina Central University
Member book, Thomas, Privileged Minorities: Syrian Christianity, Gender, and Minority Rights in Postcolonial India
By Sonja Thomas
With apologies for cross-posting, I’d like to announce the recent publication of my new book.
Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868-1945
New York: Columbia University Press, 2018