Category Archives: East, South & Southeast Asia

Punjab in Pakistan’s Politics

A review of The Role of Punjab in Pakistan’s Politics: 1947-88, by Lubna Kanwal Lubna Kanwal’s dissertation examines the relationship between the centre and the…

Constructing the “Author” in Meiji Japan

A review of Editing Identity: Literary Anthologies and the Construction of the Author in Meiji Japan, by Molly Des Jardin. Molly Des Jardin’s dissertation provides…

The Making of Karafuto Repatriates

A review of The making of Karafuto repatriates, by Jonathan Edward Bull. Japan’s defeat in World War II ushered in the rapid dismantling of its…

Collections in Fukuoka, Japan

A review of library collections in Fukuoka, Japan Kyushu Historical Museum 九州歴史資料館  838-0106 福岡県小郡市三沢 5208-3 Tel: +81-94-275-9575 Website Fukuoka City Library Local Collections 福岡市図書館郷土・文書資料室 814-0001…

The Global History of Indo-Byzantine Exchange

A review of Indo-Byzantine Exchange, Fourth–Seventh centuries: A Global History, by Rebecca Darley. Rebecca Darley’s doctoral dissertation is commendable for bringing to the limelight a…