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vol. 10, issue 3 - December, 2016
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vol. 8, issue 12 - September, 2015
vol. 8, issue 11 - August, 2015
vol. 8, issue 3 - December, 2014
Protesters demonstrate against nuclear power and a storage facility at Rokkasho following the March 2011 disaster at Japan's Fukushima I power plant, the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl (1986).
vol. 4, issue 9 - June, 2011
A sign illustrating Level 5 Water Restrictions in Goulburn, New South Wales, 2006, during the worst of Australia's decade-long drought.
vol. 3, issue 7 - April, 2010
Dry Days Down Under: Australia and the World Water Crisis
UPDATE: This article was updated on January 26, 2011
Images like these, of starving children and a malnourished population given to periodic famines, offer a human face to the long standing debate about whether India is "overpopulated" or "underdeveloped".
vol. 3, issue 2 - November, 2009
A marooned boat on what used to be the shore of the shrinking Aral Sea. After their 1991 independence, there was a guarded optimism surrounding the five countries of Central Asia. Today, despite the region's strategic and petroleum importance, the future of these new states appears beached by struggling economies, corruption, authoritarian politics, and the global drug trade.
vol. 2, issue 10 - July, 2009
Juche Tower in Pyongyang, North Korea.
vol. 2, issue 3 - December, 2008
'Taiwan is My Country' Sticker.
vol. 1, issue 9 - June, 2008

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November, 2016
September, 2016
August, 2016
June, 2016
John Keay Midnight's Descendants a history of south asia since partition
March, 2014
Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012)
April, 2013
Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750 (New York: Basic Books, 2012)
September, 2012
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011)
January, 2012
Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present book review.
August, 2009
September, 2008
Ho Chi Minh: A Biography (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
July, 2007
The Scandal of Empire: India and the Creation of Imperial Britain book cover.
August, 2006

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