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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
... 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
... 2020 Russia Crimea Ukraine 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...
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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 of...
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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 (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 in...
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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, and the...
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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 This is a...
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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 (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 (780): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2016
... colonialism Hinduism Congress party Bharatiya Janata Party Ramayan scheduled castes Dalits Cold War communications Muslims Narendra Modi It is a paradox of contemporary scholarship that the notion of globalization has become com-monplace, yet comparative analysis captures only fragments of...