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Current History (2023) 122 (845): 238–240.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Catherine S. Chan From the arrival of Portuguese colonialism to its present incarnation as the world’s biggest gambling center, Macau has long made the most of its liminal position at China’s edge. [email protected] Betting on Macau: Casino Capitalism and China’s Consumer Revolution...
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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Ellison Tjirera German colonial rule, followed by South African occupation, left Namibia with lasting patterns of extreme inequality in land ownership. Reform plans issued in recent decades have yielded little relief for the landless majority, including urban dwellers. Despite the emergence of new...
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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 191–192.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Kalala J. Ngalamulume The COVID-19 pandemic response in West Africa has been shadowed by the legacies of colonial-era approaches to disease control. © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 West Africa COVID-19 pandemic colonialism health care kngalamu...
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Current History (2023) 122 (844): 200.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by The Regents of the University of California 2023 West Africa France colonialism race A modern African colony is, first of all, an economic development. The French are pushing the cultural and sentimental element in the colony to the fore more than other nations, but their ability and to some...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 231–236.
Published: 01 September 2022
... talked about their country becoming the next Bali, even the next Singapore, and stories circulated that vast subterranean wealth would be revealed. © 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Timor-Leste Indonesia Portugal oil colonialism Indonesian operatives fanned...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 211–217.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Ming-sho Ho This article examines the historical development of Taiwanese identity from its origins in the era of Japanese colonialism, through postwar authoritarian rule, to its emergence as the driving force behind the island’s democratization. After the Communist takeover of mainland China...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 326–331.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Principle,” in order to deliver justice in climate policymaking. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 climate change inequality history colonialism accountability climate justice Many people know the insult of being looked at and dismissed—erased on account...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Audrey Truschke A new book explores a premodern idea of the Indian subcontinent as a home for members of all religious traditions: the vision of Hindustan developed by the seventeenth-century historian Firishta, a Persian-speaking Muslim. His perspective was neglected and distorted by colonial-era...
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Current History (2021) 120 (823): 71–77.
Published: 01 February 2021
... by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Guyana race politics energy industry colonialism In an ignominious first for the Commonwealth Caribbean, the aftermath of Guyana’s March 2020 general election dragged on with no officially declared result for five agonizing months. The voting...
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Current History (2020) 119 (821): 365–368.
Published: 19 November 2020
...Joshua Lustig A historian argues that the story of a former slave who became a leading statesman in Ottoman Tunisia, and then a political exile maneuvering to preserve his estates during French colonial rule, shows how North Africans found ways to pursue their own interests—and develop their own...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 275–281.
Published: 21 September 2020
... annexation Crimean Tatars colonialism More than six years have passed since Russia opportunistically annexed the Crimean Peninsula in the wake of Ukraine’s 2013–14 Euromaidan Revolution. The Kremlin’s grip on Crimea has only tightened in that time, yet many Ukraine watchers remain preoccupied...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Abidin Kusno The lack of planning can be understood as an art of governing, for it ensures the operation of informality. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Indonesia urbanization development climate change colonialism Joko...
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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie Western museums are under pressure to return cultural artifacts looted during the colonial period, as world-class African institutions emerge to claim rights to lost heritage. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University...
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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...
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Current History (2019) 118 (805): 43–49.
Published: 01 February 2019
... United States Hurricane Maria colonialism postcolonial economic development trade globalization investment bankruptcy austerity diaspora migration 43 Hurricane Maria was a singular event in Puerto Rico s history. The storm struck on September 20, 2017, and left unparalleled devastation...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2018
... colonial legacies legal system education policy Eric Anchimbe Africa Cameroon language conflict France Britain colonialism postcolonial ethnic rivalry Anglophone Problem 169 [T]he intertwined nature of language, politics, and identity permeates the nation, its institutions...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Navine Murshid Bangladesh has neither the military nor the diplomatic power to force a solution on Myanmar. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Navine Murshid Bangladesh Myanmar Rohingya Rakhine colonialism Burma citizenship...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University of Chicago Press , 2017 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California José Moya book review Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo Latin America Allure Power Idea Latin American history colonialism imperialism neoliberalism...
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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. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California...
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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...