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Current History (2021) 120 (826): 200–202.
Published: 01 May 2021
...William F. S. Miles A new book explores how a community in southern Africa has turned to genetic testing to advance a claim to Jewish ancestry. The reviewer puts the episode in the broader context of diverse Jewish groups across the continent for whom religion is a matter of practice, not just...
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
... frequently turned violent; often the victims are religious minorities. Out of either bigotry or ignorance, religion in these cases is treated by the state as the primary identity of individuals who may not see religious identity or religious issues as their primary concern—as if religion is an essentialized...
Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Published: 01 April 2021
... historians who contributed to a Hindu-centric idea of India. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 India history colonialism religion Hinduism The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India Manan Ahmed Asif Harvard University Press, 2020 Manan Ahmed Asif...
Current History (2018) 117 (803): 350–354.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Erol Balkan Ahmet Öncü Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan globalization middle class social mobility inequality education culture religion Justice and Development Party 350 The AKP s neoliberal...
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 222–228.
Published: 01 September 2018
... Reformasi movement student activists Suharto Islam religion human rights populism Jakarta Basuki Tjahaja Purnama Ahok Prabowo Subianto 222 Reformasi-era values concerning citizen welfare and the public good remain deeply entrenched among a small but vocal segment of society. The...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 148–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
... India Pakistan Myanmar South Asia religion intolerance blasphemy Narendra Modi Hindu nationalism democracy Rohingya Islam extremism Tehreek-e-Labbaik minorities PERSPECTIVE Rising Religious Intolerance in South Asia NEETI NAIR 148 South Asia has historically been known for its...
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Patriarchate Western liberalism civil rights human rights foreign policy Pussy Riot traditional values antiliberalism social conservatism religion Christianity 271 The Russian Orthodox Church has emerged as a powerful force for cultural, social, and political conservatism. The Russian...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 244–246.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Robert P. Weller A veteran journalist explores the surprisingly varied and vibrant array of religious groups that are now thriving in a country that is officially atheist but searching for something to believe in. The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao , by Ian Johnson...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 31–34.
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...
Current History (2016) 115 (779): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of California Rahsaan Maxwell Europe cultural diversity immigration globalization intermarriage international cuisine hip-hop music religion Christianity Islam 95 Cultural Diversity and Its Limits in Western Europe RAHSAAN MAXWELL The next generation of diverse Europeans will...
Current History (2014) 113 (762): 157–162.
Published: 01 April 2014
... California T.V Paul soft power India global world globalization globalizing military economic demographic assets culture values institutions religion resources vegetarian marketing cuisine music bhangra karnatik ghazal sitar Shankar inherent Buddhism amartya sen Bollywood...
Current History (2002) 101 (656): 259–266.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Marxism Protestant religion repression Jiang Zemin China s leaders are well aware of the dangers of precipitating a Falun Gong style campaign against another religious group, and appear eager to avoid doing so. Stung by the Falun Gong s tenacity and exhausted by the extraordi- nary measures...
Current History (2001) 100 (650): 419–424.
Published: 01 December 2001
... University of California Balkans guerrilla Islam Israel Lebanon Palestine Liberation Organization religion revolutionary Russia terrorism The September 11 attack has created a resolve in America and elsewhere to end terror everywhere. But the history of terror does not inspire much confi...
Current History (2001) 100 (649): 357–361.
Published: 01 November 2001
... notions of cosmic war. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California activists Algeria al Qaeda Christianity guerrilla Islam Osama bin Laden religion terrorism World Trade Center attacks Afghanistan, conditions will deteriorate even...