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    Book Review: The Archive of Loss: Lively Ruination in Mill Land Mumbai by Maura Finkelstein

Book Review: The Archive of Loss: Lively Ruination in Mill Land Mumbai by Maura Finkelstein

In The Archive of Loss: Lively Ruination in Mill Land Mumbai, Maura Finkelstein confronts the assumption that the city’s textile industry […]

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    Book Review: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point by Gyan Prakash

Book Review: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point by Gyan Prakash

In Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, Gyan Prakash challenges historiography that presents the Emergency of 1975-77 as […]

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    Book Review: Think Tanks: The New Knowledge and Policy Brokers in Asia by James G. McGann

Book Review: Think Tanks: The New Knowledge and Policy Brokers in Asia by James G. McGann

In Think Tanks: The New Knowledge and Policy Brokers in Asia, James G. McGann examines the role of think tanks in […]

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    Book Review: Unwanted Neighbours: The Mughals, the Portuguese and their Frontier Zones by Jorge Flores

Book Review: Unwanted Neighbours: The Mughals, the Portuguese and their Frontier Zones by Jorge Flores

In Unwanted Neighbours: The Mughals, the Portuguese and their Frontier Zones, Jorge Flores explores the ways in which the Portuguese Estado […]

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    Long Read Review: Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance by Daromir Rudnyckyj

Long Read Review: Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance by Daromir Rudnyckyj

In Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance, Daromir Rudnyckyj takes the reader into the world of Malaysian financial, religious and state […]

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    Book Review: Precarious Labour and Informal Economy: Work, Anarchy and Society in an Indian Village by Smita Yadav

Book Review: Precarious Labour and Informal Economy: Work, Anarchy and Society in an Indian Village by Smita Yadav

In Precarious Labour and Informal Economy: Work, Anarchy and Society in an Indian Village, Smita Yadav explores the life, labour and […]

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    Book Review: Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Maçães

Book Review: Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Maçães

In Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order, Bruno Maçães discusses the contours and possibilities of China’s Belt and […]

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    Book Review: Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers and the Transcontinental Railroad by Manu Karuka

Book Review: Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers and the Transcontinental Railroad by Manu Karuka

In Empire’s Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers and the Transcontinental Railroad, Manu Karuka challenges longstanding myths surrounding the history of the […]

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    Book Review: Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora by Gayatri Gopinath

Book Review: Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora by Gayatri Gopinath

In Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora, Gayatri Gopinath offers an interwoven exploration of diaspora, visuality and queer studies, […]

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    Book Review: Boys’ Love, Cosplay and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan edited by Maud Lavin, Ling Yang and Jing Jamie Zhao

Book Review: Boys’ Love, Cosplay and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan edited by Maud Lavin, Ling Yang and Jing Jamie Zhao

In Boys’ Love, Cosplay and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, editors Maud […]

Book Review: Maoism: A Global History by Julia Lovell

The Marxist for our times? Julia Lovell’s fascinating new history of Maoism, Maoism: A Global History, reveals the resonance […]

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    Book Review: Nightmarch: Among India’s Revolutionary Guerillas by Alpa Shah

Book Review: Nightmarch: Among India’s Revolutionary Guerillas by Alpa Shah

The Naxalite movement in India is one of the longest-running guerilla insurgencies in the world. Shortlisted for the Orwell […]

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    Long Read Review: Inside the World of the Eunuch by Melissa Dale and After Eunuchs by Howard Chiang

Long Read Review: Inside the World of the Eunuch by Melissa Dale and After Eunuchs by Howard Chiang

Tom Marling reviews two recent studies that examine the institution of eunuchism towards the end of the Qing Dynasty in […]

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    Book Review: China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia edited by Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang

Book Review: China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia edited by Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang

In China’s Footprints in Southeast Asia, editors Maria Serena I. Diokno, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang bring together […]

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    Book Review: Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire by Renisa Mawani

Book Review: Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire by Renisa Mawani

In Across Oceans of Law: The Komagata Maru and Jurisdiction in the Time of Empire, Renisa Mawani tells the story of […]

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