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North, Central & West Asia
Soviet Rule & Famine in Kazakhstan
A review of Die Nomaden und der Hunger: Sesshaftmachung und Herrschaftsdurchsetzung in Kasachstan, 1920-1945 (The Nomads and the Famine: Sedentarizati...
Mega Monasteries in Tibet
A review of The Mother of All Monasteries: Gönlung Jampa Ling and the Rise of Mega Monasteries in Northeastern Tibet, by Brenton Sullivan. In The...
Architecture of Turko-Islamic Anatolia
A review of Building the Sultanate of Rum: Memory, Urbanism, and Mysticism in the Architectural Patronage of ‘Ala al-Din Kayqubad (r. 1220-1237), by S...
Ethnicity & Deportation in Soviet Kazakhstan
A review of Nations in Exile: “The Punished Peoples” in Soviet Kazakhstan, 1941-1961, by Michael H. Westren. In 1941, as the Soviets waged war with......
A review of Espionage in the 16th Century Mediterranean: Secret Diplomacy, Mediterranean Go-betweens and the Ottoman-Habsburg Rivalry, by Emrah Safa G...
Late 19th-C. Ottoman Economic Thought
A review of The Political Economy of Ottoman Modernity: Ottoman Economic Thought During the Reign of Abdülhamid II (1876-1909), by Deniz T. Kılınçoğlu...
A review of Alexander the Great: Forming Political Identity in a Multicultural Empire, by Jennifer L. Finn. This is an impressive work on the socio-cu...
Cold War Journalism, Soviet & US
A review of Notes from the Rotten West, Reports from the Backward East: Soviet and American Foreign Correspondents in the Cold War, 1945–1985, by Dina...
Slavery & Manumission in Ottoman Galata, 1560-72
A review of Slaves without Shackles: Forced Labour and Manumission in the Galata Court Registers, 1560-1572, by Nur Sobers-Khan. For scholars of the e...
Place, Memory & Empire in Safavid Yazd
A review of Memory on the Boundaries of Empire: Narrating Place in the Early Modern Local Historiography of Yazd, by Derek J. Mancini-Lander. While ea...
Sexuality, Islam & Politics in Malaysia
A review of Sexuality, Islam and Politics in Malaysia: A Study of the Shifting Strategies of Regulation, by tan beng hui. In the past decade...
Kyrgyzstan, Russia & US in Central Asia
A review of The Base of Contention: Kyrgyzstan, Russia and the U.S. in Central Asia (2001-2010), by Alisher Khamidov. Alisher Khamidov’s The Base of C...