Tag Archives: Colonialism

Jihad & Passionate Politics in Indonesia

A review of After Jihad: A Biographical Approach to Passionate Politics in Indonesia, by M. Najib Azca. Drawing from his own experience as a former…

Medicine & Citizenship in Venezuela

A review of Vital Politics: Medicine and Citizenship in Venezuela, by Amy Ellen Cooper. Civic participation in the administration of public healthcare in contemporary Venezuela…

New Asian Female Ghost Films

A review of The New Asian Female Ghost Films: Modernity, Gender Politics, and Transnational Transformation, by Hunju Lee. Hunjun Lee’s dissertation explores the textual, intertextual,…

Fire & Risk in Mexico City, 1860-1910

A review of Quotidian Catastrophes in the Modern City: Fire Hazards and Risk in Mexico’s Capital, 1860-1910, by Anna Rose Alexander. The last third of…