Category Archives: East, South & Southeast Asia

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State Archives of West Bengal

A review of the State Archives of West Bengal (Kolkata, India). Researching the river Ganges during the 18th and 19th century led me along Kolkata’s…

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Cambodian Cham Identities in a Global Age

A review of From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in a Global Age, by Kok-Thay Eng. The Cambodian Genocide: most scholars have heard…

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Decolonising Anglo-Indians

A review of Decolonising Anglo-Indians: Strategies for a Mixed Race Community in Late Colonial India during the First Half of the Twentieth Century, by Uther…

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Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan

A review of Marshaling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan, by Winifred Kai-wen Chang. Winifred Chang’s dissertation is a reexamination of the centrality…

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Educating the Masses in China

A review of The Politics of Education: Popular Education, Quotidian Experience, and Contention over the Masses in China, 1927–1937, by Miao Feng. During the “Nanjing…