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Contact Information: Books for Review

Please send books for review by the Journal of Asian Studies to the following Book Review Editors based on regional categorization.


China, Pre-1900:

(also includes Hong Kong and Taiwan)

Paola Zamperini
Northwestern University
Asian Languages and Cultures
Kresge Hall
1880 Campus Drive, 4th Floor
Evanston, IL 60208

China, 1900-Present:

(also includes Hong Kong and Taiwan)

Aminda Smith
Michigan State University
Department of History
506 E. Circle Dr., Rm 214
East Lansing, MI 48824


Inner Asia:

(includes Mongolia, Tibet, Xinjiang)

Charlene Makley
Reed College
3203 Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202


Michael Wert
Dept. of History
Sensenbrenner Hall, 200A
1103 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Marquette University
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 (USPS); 53233 (courier)



Kyung Moon Hwang
Department of History, USC
3520 Trousdale Pkwy. #279
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0034


South Asia:

(includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka)

Arjun Guneratne
Department of Anthropology
1600 Grande Avenue
Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN 55105


Southeast Asia:

(includes Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam)

Muhamad Ali & David Biggs
SE Asia Book Review Editors
c/o Katharine Henshaw
Center for Ideas and Society
College Building South
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521


 Asia Comparative/Transnational:

(includes comparison between Asia/Asian countries and other regions of the globe, and also includes books that cover multiple Asian countries, e.g. Korea and Japan, China and Vietnam, etc.)

Heather Hindman
c/o Journal of Asian Studies
University of California, Irvine
Department of History
200 Murray Krieger Hall
Irvine, CA, 92697


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