Tag Archives: Politics

India-Pakistan Relations, 1947-1957

A review of The Finality of Partition: Bilateral Relations between India and Pakistan, 1947- 1957, by Pallavi Raghavan. Pallavi Raghavan’s dissertation is a counter-narrative of…

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…

Clan Status in Thai Politics

A review of Trakun, Politics and the Thai State, by Katja Rangsivek. Most Thai newspapers regularly devote at least a couple of pages to photos…

Tibetan Libraries in Present-Day China

Religion, Politics, and Bookworms: Tibetan Libraries in China Today Picture this: it’s mid-morning in Beijing.  The fog parts to reveal the imposing concrete face of…