Volume 24, Number 1, March 2013

Table of Contents

Articles

Indian Spices and Roman “Magic” in Imperial and Late Antique Indomediterranea

pp. 1-23
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Religious Intercrossing in Late Antique Eurasia: Loss, Corruption, and Canon Formation

pp. 25-70
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Revisionist Study of Cross-Cultural Commercial Competition on the Vietnam Coastline in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries and Its Wider Implications

pp. 71-105
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Law in China or Conquest in the Americas: Competing Constructions of Political Space in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

pp. 107-134
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Tough Choices: Grappling with Famine in Qing China, the British Empire, and Beyond

pp. 135-176
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Book Reviews

Agriculture in World History by Mark B. Tauger (review)

pp. 177-179
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The Arc of War: Origins, Escalation, and Transformation by Jack S. Levy and William R. Thompson (review)

pp. 179-181
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Theodoret’s People: Social Networks and Religious Conflict in Late Roman Syria by Adam M. Schor (review)

pp. 182-185
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The Great Empires of Asia ed. by Jim Masselos (review)

pp. 186-189
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Æthelstan: The First King of England by Sarah Foot (review)

pp. 189-192
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The Czech Reader: History, Culture, and Politics ed. by Jan Bažant, Nina Bažantová, and Frances Starn (review)

pp. 192-194
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The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World, 1450–1850 ed. by Nicholas Canny and Philip Morgan (review)

pp. 194-198
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Forms of Knowledge in Early Modern Asia: Explorations in the Intellectual History of India and Tibet, 1500–1800 ed. by Sheldon Pollock (review)

pp. 198-200
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Before the Revolution: America’s Ancient Pasts by Daniel K. Richter (review)

pp. 201-203
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Barbarians and Brothers: Anglo-American Warfare, 1500–1865 by Wayne E. Lee (review)

pp. 203-206
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Declaring War in Early Modern Europe by Frederic J. Baumgartner (review)

pp. 206-210
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Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America. by John Tutino (review)

pp. 210-212
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Lost Colony: The Untold Story of China’s First Great Victory over the West by Tonio Andrade (review)

pp. 212-215
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The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez: The True Adventures of a Spanish American with 17th-Century Pirates ed. by Fabio López Lázaro (review)

pp. 216-218
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Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy by Sophus A. Reinert (review)

pp. 218-220
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People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro by Mariza De Carvalho Soares (review)

pp. 221-225
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Portuguese Enterprise in the East: Survival in the Years 1707–1757 by Teddy Sim Y. H. Leiden (review)

pp. 225-228
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Workshop of Revolution: Plebeian Buenos Aires and the Atlantic World, 1776–1810 by Lyman L. Johnson (review)

pp. 228-230
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War and Diplomacy: The Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878 and the Treaty of Berlin ed. by M. Hakan Yavuz (review)

pp. 231-233
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Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History by Thomas Barfield (review)

pp. 234-236
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Ordinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture by Ziad Fahmy (review)

pp. 237-239
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Modern China’s Network Revolution: Chambers of Commerce and Sociopolitical Change in the Early Twentieth Century by Zhongping Chen (review)

pp. 240-242
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Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1908–1918 by Michael A. Reynolds (review)

pp. 242-245
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Desert Hell: The British Invasion of Mesopotamia by Charles Townshend (review)

pp. 245-246
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Black Yanks in the Pacific: Race in the Making of American Military Empire after World War II by Michael Cullen Green (review)

pp. 247-250
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DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide That Changed the World by David Kinkela (review)

pp. 250-253
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Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra F. Vogel (review)

pp. 253-257
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