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Asian History

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  • 15
    Apr

    2021

    India and the World

    How to view the history of India in a global perspective ? One answer is to frame it within a project of ‘provincialisation’ of Europe as advocated by Dipesh Chakrabarty. But there is an alternative...

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  • 25
    Mar

    2021

    Telling the Story of the Chinese Communist Party

    How to tell the story of the Chinese Communist Party? It’s the biggest, oldest, and most powerful Communist Party in the world today and it turns 100 this year. It runs China, and that alone should...

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  • 1
    Sep

    2020

    Why are there reeducation camps for Uighurs but...

    Since mid-2017, reports of massive “re-education camps” in Xinjiang province have set off global outcries over the mistreatment of Muslim Uighurs in western China. Promoted as schools for deradicalization...

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  • 13
    Jul

    2020

    A Hygienic City-Nation

    As a global pandemic rages through the world suspending everyday life, it is worth looking back in time to analyse how perceptions of disease, hygiene, self-improvement, and city planning manifested historically...

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  • 21
    Feb

    2020

    The Past is Never Dead: History and Power in...

    In ancient China, the past was ubiquitous. In the thousands of texts that have survived, between the commemorative inscriptions of the Bronze Age elite, the gnomic sayings of Confucius, and the pronouncements...

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  • 12
    Nov

    2019

    Financing Colonial Rule in Asia and Africa

    No state can do without taxation. States need to pay for bureaucrats, soldiers, policemen, infrastructure, and the more ambitious ones also pay for schools, hospitals and social security programs. Fiscal...

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  • 13
    Mar

    2019

    Borderland Memories: Searching for Historical...

    Borderland Memories: Searching for Historical Identity in Post-Mao China   Martin T. Fromm is author of Borderland Memories: Searching for Historical Identity in Post-Mao China (Cambridge University...

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  • 29
    Oct

    2018

    An Environmental History of India

    The current global environmental crisis increasingly affects us all.  Efforts to mitigate and adapt ourselves to its effects must vitally engage all nations and all people. Yet, the pressing and immediate...

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