Tag Archives: SOAS

Islam and Law in India, 1600-2014

A review of Evolution of the Place of Islamic Law within the Indian Legal Order, 1600-2014, by Jean-Philippe Dequen. In this thought-provoking and lively dissertation…

Citizenship in Soviet Uzbekistan

A review of Implementing a Vision of Citizenship in Soviet Uzbekistan: Theory, Social Issues and Education, by Sevket Chevy Akyildiz Beginning in the late Brezhnev…

Ottoman Cyprus in the 18th Century

A review of Society and Economy on an Ottoman Island: Cyprus in the Eighteenth Century, by Antonis Hadjikyriacou. This study analyses the evolution of Cyprus…

Christianization of Nagasaki 1569-1643

A review of Sacred Space and Ritual in Early Modern Japan: The Christian Community of Nagasaki (1569-1643), by Carla Tronu Montane. Within the context of…

Rethinking Buddha Images in Thailand

A review of The Social and Religious World of Northern Thai Buddha Images: Art, Lineage, Power and Place in Lan Na Monastic Chronicles (Tamnan), by…

Western Medicine in Colonial Malaya

A review of Malay Responses to the Promotion of Western Medicine, with Particular Reference to Women and Child Healthcare in the Federated Malay States, 1920-1939,…