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Current History. 2019; 118807149–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.149
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; 118807157–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.157
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; 116792251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.251
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; 116789123–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.123
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; 116789157–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.157
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; 11678631–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.31
Published: 01 January 2017
... Ottoman Empire Turkey Caliphate pan-Arabism sharia political Islam Islamists religion state building women's rights 31 [The] incorporation of Islam within state institutions nationalized religious authorities and teachings, giving rise to a hegemonic version of the faith. The Nationalist...
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Current History. 2016; 115785343–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.343
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; 11577732–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.777.32
Published: 01 January 2016
... , 2015 . © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Monica Duffy Toft Elizabeth Shakman Hurd religious freedom human rights cultural imperialism Turkey Alevis Ottoman Empire book review To begin with, five facts:1. The...
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Current History. 2015; 114774285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.285
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; 113766312–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.312
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; 113766305–311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.305
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Russian, French, Ottoman, and even British empires. This twin agenda made per- sonal sense to a transatlantic black elite, including W.E.B. Du Bois, and to many women who invested in the international aspirations as a means of improving their dismal political and legal status in existing nations. Writing...
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Current History. 2014; 113766318–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.318
Published: 01 November 2014
... Ottoman Empire: the Nestorians, other Syriac Christian communities, and also there- MARK LEVENE is a reader in history at the University of Southampton and the author, most recently, of The Crisis of Genocide, which includes the two volumes Devastation: The European Rimlands 1912 1938 and Annihilation...
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Current History. 2014; 113766299–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.299
Published: 01 November 2014
... History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California John Horne global legacy legacies world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist H1N1 flu dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle...
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Current History. 2014; 113766324–328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.324
Published: 01 November 2014
... Patricia clavin economic economics consequences peace economy world war one Europe civilization globalization great war France Germany Russia czar czarist debt reparations dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet...
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Current History. 2014; 113766329–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.329
Published: 01 November 2014
... because one would think the Turks should have known better after the carnage in Europe had already begun. But of course they did not know that the war would last another four years, and bring down their own empire. Nor did anyone know that the war would end in 1918, with a fairly decisive victory by the...
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Current History. 2014; 113766332–334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.332
Published: 01 November 2014
... by Britain and France) as the primary force in nurturing a reformed postwar order. Its leaders recognized the need to enlarge demo- cratic participation at home (especially through a wider suffrage) and to ameliorate conditions in their empires. Tooze argues that support for self-determination and...
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Current History. 2014; 113765290–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.765.290
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; 113764231–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.764.231
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; 113763205–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.205
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; 102667355–360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.667.355
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...