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Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
African Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Alabama Review     Full-text available via subscription  
American Annals of the Deaf     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.29, CiteScore: 1)
American Book Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
American Catholic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
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American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
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Cinema J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Civil War History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
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Comitatus : A J. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
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Demokratizatsiya: The J. of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
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Dickens Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
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English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
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Essays in Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
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Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
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French Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Future Anterior     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.897, CiteScore: 2)
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Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Harvard J. of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
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Helios     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Hemingway Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
High School J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
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Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
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Historically Speaking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Histories of Anthropology Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Human Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.356, CiteScore: 1)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 69, SJR: 0.625, CiteScore: 1)
Humanity : An Intl. J. of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Information & Culture : A J. of History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.257, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
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J. of College Student Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.806, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Colonialism and Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
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J. of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Dramatic Theory and Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.649, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Higher Education, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38, SJR: 1.213, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Individual Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Japanese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jewish Identities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
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J. of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
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J. of the Civil War Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
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J19 : The J. of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
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Kennedy Institute of Ethics J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
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Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.283, CiteScore: 1)
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Le mouvement social     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
Leviathan : A J. of Melville Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
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Logos: A J. of Catholic Thought and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
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  • Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the South China Sea & the Strategy of
           Chinese Expansion by Humphrey Hawksley (review)
    • Abstract: Humphrey Hawksley’s book, Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the South China Sea & the Strategy of Chinese Expansion, does not add much that is new to the already extensive literature on the South China Sea dispute. However, it does provide a rich and readable overview of the various dynamics that factor into the re-emergence of China as the dominant power in Asia, and the anxiety this power shift has generated among countries across the Indo-Pacific region in general and Southeast Asia in particular.The book aims to trace the broad strategic contours of the Indo-Pacific — with the South China Sea at the epicentre — where tectonic shifts are occurring due to China’s drive to reclaim its status as Asia’s paramount ... Read More
      Keywords: Terrorism; Islamic fundamentalism; Jihad; Ethnic conflict; Islam; Christianity and other religions; Nationalism; Suicide bombings
      PubDate: 2019-04-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Business of Transition: Law Reform, Development and Economics in
           Myanmar ed. by Melissa Crouch (review)
    • Abstract: Although Myanmar scholarship languished for many years due to lack of either interest or opportunity, since the opening of Myanmar in 2011 both have burgeoned as scholars from many disciplines have become keen to uncover the transformations taking place and assess the prospects for further change. In this edited volume, the contributors draw on their considerable experience of Myanmar, often stretching back to the period of absolutist military rule.This collection is in fact the third in a series of books on Myanmar edited by Melissa Crouch, a Myanmar legal scholar at the University of New South Wales.1 It brings together scholars from several disciplines: Southeast Asian area studies; politics and public policy; ... Read More
      Keywords: Terrorism; Islamic fundamentalism; Jihad; Ethnic conflict; Islam; Christianity and other religions; Nationalism; Suicide bombings
      PubDate: 2019-04-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Asia’s Quest for Balance: China’s Rise and Balancing in the
           Indo-Pacific ed. by Jeff M. Smith (review)
    • Abstract: Explaining China, its role in the region and the world, and the appropriate responses to its rising power, has been a cottage industry for scholars for at least the last three or four decades. This book adds to the genre, and does so usefully in part but less so in others.This is really two books in one. The first part is a discussion of balancing as a concept, and its relationship to the rise of China and the effects of that rise on the region. The second part is a series of country case-study chapters that explain the approach towards China taken by the selected countries in terms of their balancing behaviour. The second part is stronger and more interesting than the first, although the absence of chapters on ... Read More
      Keywords: Terrorism; Islamic fundamentalism; Jihad; Ethnic conflict; Islam; Christianity and other religions; Nationalism; Suicide bombings
      PubDate: 2019-04-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Last Days of the Mighty Mekong by Brian Eyler (review)
    • Abstract: Popularly described as the lifeblood that courses through mainland Southeast Asia, the Mekong River has constantly been under threat — whether from the forces of unbridled modernization, human encroachment or the increasingly visible effects of climate change. In addition to sustaining over 60 million people within the basin, the Mekong also serves to nourish a complex ecosystem that underpins the region’s unique biodiversity. Given the river’s centrality to Southeast Asia’s natural environment and socioeconomic development, one might expect a flurry of cooperation between the riparian governments and other stakeholders to protect the river and its resources. And yet, the challenges which the Mekong now faces are ... Read More
      Keywords: Terrorism; Islamic fundamentalism; Jihad; Ethnic conflict; Islam; Christianity and other religions; Nationalism; Suicide bombings
      PubDate: 2019-04-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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