Tag Archives: Emory University

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Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderlands

A review of Imagined Places: Politics and Narratives in a Disputed Indo-Tibetan Borderland, by Swargajyoti Gohain. Swargajyoti Gohain’s Imagined Places: Politics and Narratives in a…

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India and Religion in 19th-c. America

A review of Imagining Hindus: India and Religion in Nineteenth Century America, by Michael J. Altman. Historians usually begin the story of Hindu religion in…

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Violence and Masculinity in 19th c. France

A review of Revolutionary Histrionics: Violence and the Creation of Bourgeois Masculinity in Post-Napoleonic France. Dana Drew Irwin’s Revolutionary Histrionics: Violence and the Creation of…

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Mortality Crisis in Post-Soviet Russia

A review of Death and Freedom in Post-Soviet Russia: An Ethnography of a Mortality Crisis, by Michelle Parsons. Michelle Parsons’ dissertation takes an ethnographic approach…

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The Early Kannada Sivabhakti Tradition

A review of Narrating Devotion: Representation and Prescriptions of the Early Kannada Śivabhakti Tradition according to Harihara’s Śivaśaraṇa Ragaḷĕgaḷu, by Gil Ben-Herut. Gil Ben-Herut’s dissertation…

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The Madrasa in Mamluk Egypt

A review of The Role of the Madrasah and the Structure of Islamic Legal Education in Mamluk Egypt (1250-1517), by Robert Moore. Robert Moore’s dissertation…