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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 149–153.
Published: 01 April 2019
... refugees Myanmar military junta Burma Bangladesh British Empire colonialism migration Buddhists Muslims Rakhine ethnic cleansing genocide Aung San Suu Kyi 149 Myanmar has consolidated its impunity, making its crimes a fait accompli. To do so, it first destabilized the legitimacy of...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Books , 2018 © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Eric Tagliacozzo Sunil Amrith Unruly Waters monsoon pollution climate change British Empire natural disasters water policy Bay Bengal dams irrigation...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ronald Grigor Suny The Soviet Union was an empire within which nations old and new developed, changed, and eventually became self-sufficient enough to opt out. In the first quarter-century since the disintegra-tion of the Soviet Union and the collapse of self-described communism, the legacy of...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2017
... History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Chitralekha Zutshi Kashmir India Pakistan Srinagar Jammu Partition British Empire Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Islamist militancy Lashkar-i-Taiba Jaish-e-Muhammad Burhan Wani Hizbul Mujahidden...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Sumit Ganguly A new book on Britain's reign in the subcontinent, departing from earlier generations of scholarship, does not sanitize the brutality and racism that undergirded the colonial enterprise. The Chaos of Empire: The British Raj and the Conquest of India , by Jon Wilson . Public...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
Published: 01 January 2017
... moment during the era of nation building in Muslim countries. The emer- gence of nation-states from the collapse of the Ot- toman Empire irrevocably changed the dynamic between Islam and society. The transformation wrought by the adoption of Western concepts of nation and state led to an unprecedented...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Fanar Haddad Iraq borders colonialism sectarianism corruption Shia Sunni Kurds Middle East Sykes-Picot Ottoman Empire Baghdad nationalism 343 [F]ocusing on the supposed consequences of Iraq s artificial foundations diverts our attention from the real issues cumulative or immediate...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 32–35.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... Consider, for example, British international rela- tions scholar Stephen Hopgood s 2013 book The Endtimes of Human Rights. Hopgood claims that the advancement and protection of human rights is on the brink of death. His argument is rela- tively straightforward: He bases it on an empirical survey that...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Suny . Princeton University Press , 2015 . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Howard Eissenstat Ronald Grigor Suny Armenian genocide Turkey Ottoman Empire Young Turks World War In 1985, 69 scholars of Turkish and...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 312–317.
Published: 01 November 2014
... national self-determination nationalism internationalism hegemony world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 305–311.
Published: 01 November 2014
... sovereignty world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 318–323.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey 318 [T]he war undoubtedly acted as a major catalyst to an aspect of the modern world we have seen time and time again...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 299–304.
Published: 01 November 2014
... capacity to dominate the continent but did not remove it. As the former multinational dynastic empires czar- ist Russia, Austria-Hungary, and Ottoman Tur- key collapsed in 1917 18, their place was taken by new nation-states. These countries struggled to reconcile peoples and frontiers in the ethnically...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 324–328.
Published: 01 November 2014
... civilization globalization great war France Germany Russia czar czarist debt reparations dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Japan Turkey parallax united states US 1918 1914 324 The modern...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 329–331.
Published: 01 November 2014
... empire. Nor did anyone know that the war would end in 1918, with a fairly decisive victory by the Allies. No one knew whether they would win or lose until the end! The short-term legacies of the war for each belligerent country were deter- mined, as if by accident, by which side it had joined: Thus...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 332–334.
Published: 01 November 2014
... world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet suffering cost Caucasus conflict If World War I turned the world...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 290–292.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Michael A. Reynolds The Ottoman and Russian empires clashed for centuries, but Turkey's recent embrace of its imperial legacy has not emboldened it to challenge Moscow over the annexation of Crimea. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 231–237.
Published: 01 September 2014
...? A combination of sticks and carrots in Beijing s policies especially inappropriate car- rots deserves most of the blame for the deterio- rating situation. PERIPHERAL ZONES Until the nineteenth century, China defined itself as a Celestial Empire with a three-tier topography. The imperial...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 205–206.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Schmidt A new book by Frederick Cooper seeks to change our understanding both of Africa's role in the global economy over the centuries and of how the independent nation-state replaced colonial rule. Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State , by Frederick Cooper...
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Current History (2003) 102 (667): 355–360.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Bruce Cumings That the United States would be hegemonic was inevitable from Bretton Woods onward. That it might also become an empire was not. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States George Bush imperialism Dean...