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  • Imperial Intoxication

    Imperial Intoxication
    av Gerard Sasges

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824866884

    Making liquor isn't rocket science: some raw materials, a stove, and a few jury-rigged pots are all that's really needed. So when the colonial regime in turn-of-the-century French Indochina banned homemade rice liquor, replacing it with heavily taxe…

  • In Pursuit of Progress

    In Pursuit of Progress
    av Hannah C. M. Bulloch

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824858865

    How are meta-narratives of development entangled in people's identities and life trajectories? How do they inhabit people's histories, their understandings of their place in the world, and their dreams for the future? The idea of development has bee…

  • In Pursuit of Progress

    In Pursuit of Progress
    av Hannah C. M. Bulloch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824858872

    How are meta-narratives of development entangled in people's identities and life trajectories? How do they inhabit people's histories, their understandings of their place in the world, and their dreams for the future? The idea of development has bee…

  • Print and Power

    Print and Power
    av Shawn Frederick McHale

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824833046

    In this ambitious and path-breaking book, Shawn McHale challenges long held views that define modern Vietnamese history in terms of anticolonial nationalism and revolution. McHale argues instead for a historiography that does not overstress either t…

  • The Perfect Business?

    The Perfect Business?
    av Sverre Molland

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824836108

    For those at the high end of the trafficking chain, the sex trade is an alluring and lucrative business: the supply of girls is constant, the costs of operations are low, and interference from law enforcement is weak to non-existent. Anti-traffickin…

  • Unconventional Sisterhood

    Unconventional Sisterhood
    av Heather Lynn Claussen

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472112210

    Unconventional Sisterhood is an ethnographic exploration of the ways in which Filipina Missionary Benedictine Sisters are renegotiating traditional understandings of gender, religious responsibility, and national identity in the context of a rapidly…

  • In Buddha's Company

    In Buddha's Company
    av Morten Schlutter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824834890

    In Buddha's Company explores a previously neglected aspect of the Vietnam War: the experiences of the Thai troops who served there and the attitudes and beliefs that motivated them to volunteer. Thailand sent nearly 40,000 volunteer soldiers to Sout…

  • In Buddha's Company

    In Buddha's Company
    av Morten Schlutter

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824834197

    In Buddha's Company explores a previously neglected aspect of the Vietnam War: the experiences of the Thai troops who served there and the attitudes and beliefs that motivated them to volunteer. Thailand sent nearly 40,000 volunteer soldiers to Sout…

  • The Anxieties of Mobility

    The Anxieties of Mobility
    av Johan A. Lindquist

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824833152

    Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, converges with inexpensive land and labor. Export process…

  • Forging Islamic Power and Place

    Forging Islamic Power and Place
    av Francis Bradley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824851613

    Forging Islamic Power and Place/ charts the nineteenth-century rise of a vast network of Islamic scholars stretching across Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean to Arabia. Following the political and military collapse of the tiny Sultanate of Patani…

  • Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

    Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma
    av Chie Ikeya

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824872816

    Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma presents the first study of one of the most prevalent and critical topics of public discourse in colonial Burma: the woman of the khit kala-""""the woman of the times""""-who burst onto the cover…

  • Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

    Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma
    av Chie Ikeya

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824834616

    Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma presents the first study of one of the most prevalent and critical topics of public discourse in colonial Burma: the woman of the khit kala-""the woman of the times""-who burst onto the covers an…

  • Dumb Luck

    Dumb Luck

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472068043

    Banned in Vietnam until 1986, Dumb Luck-by the controversial and influential Vietnamese writer Vu Trong Phung-is a bitter satire of the rage for modernization in Vietnam during the late colonial era. First published in Hanoi during 1936, it follows…

  • Cambodge

    Cambodge
    av Penny Edwards

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824833466

    This strikingly original study of Cambodian nationalism brings to life eight turbulent decades of cultural change and sheds new light on the colonial ancestry of Pol Pot's murderous dystopia. Penny Edwards recreates the intellectual milieux and cult…

  • The Binding Tie

    The Binding Tie
    av Kristina Goransson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824833527

    Since gaining independence in 1965, Singapore has become the most trade-intensive economy in the world and the richest country in Southeast Asia. This transformation has been accompanied by the emergence of a deep generational divide. More complex t…

  • The Binding Tie

    The Binding Tie
    av Kristina Goransson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824832599

    Since gaining independence in 1965, Singapore has become the most trade-intensive economy in the world and the richest country in Southeast Asia. This transformation has been accompanied by the emergence of a deep generational divide. More complex t…

  • Essential Trade

    Essential Trade
    av Ann Marie Leshkowich

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824839901

    "My husband doesn't have a head for business," complained Ngoc, the owner of a children's clothing stall in Ben Thanh market. "Naturally, it's because he's a man." When the women who sell in Ho Chi Minh City's iconic marketplace speak, their languag…

  • Saving Buddhism

    Saving Buddhism
    av Alicia Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824872861

    Saving Buddhism explores the dissonance between the goals of the colonial state and the Buddhist worldview that animated Burmese Buddhism at the turn of the twentieth century. For many Burmese, the salient and ordering discourse was not nation or mo…

  • The Lost Territories

    The Lost Territories
    av Shane Strate

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824838911

    It is a cherished belief among Thai people that their country was never colonized. Yet politicians, scholars, and other media fi gures chronically inveigh against Western colonialism and the imperialist theft of Thai territory. Thai historians insis…

  • Embodied Nation

    Embodied Nation
    av Simon Creak

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824838898

    This strikingly original book examines how sport and ideas of physicality have shaped the politics and culture of modern Laos. Viewing the country's extraordinary transitions-from French colonialism to royalist nationalism to revolutionary socialism…

  • Embodied Nation

    Embodied Nation
    av Simon Creak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824875121

    This strikingly original book examines how sport and ideas of physicality have shaped the politics and culture of modern Laos. Viewing the country's extraordinary transitions-from French colonialism to royalist nationalism to revolutionary socialism…

  • Sounding Out Heritage

    Sounding Out Heritage
    av Lauren Meeker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824835682

    Sounding Out Heritage explores the cultural politics that have shaped the recent history and practice of a unique style of folk song that originated in B?c Ninh province, northern Vietnam. The book delves into the rich and complicated history of qua…

  • Traces of Trauma

    Traces of Trauma
    av Boreth Ly

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824856069

    How do the people of a morally shattered culture and nation find ways to go on living? Cambodians confronted this challenge following the collective disasters of the American bombing, the civil war, and the Khmer Rouge genocide. The magnitude of vio…

  • Familial Properties

    Familial Properties
    av Nhung Tuyet Tran

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824874827

    Familial Properties is the first full-length history of Vietnamese gender relations in the precolonial period. Author Nhung Tuyet Tran shows how, despite the bias in law and practice of a patrilineal society based on primogeniture, some women were a…

  • Caged in on the Outside

    Caged in on the Outside
    av Gregory M. Simon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824875213

    Caged in on the Outside is an intimate ethnographic exploration of the ways in which Minangkabau people understand human value. Minangkabau, an Islamic society in Indonesia that is also the largest matrilineal society in the world, has long fascinat…

  • Remembering to Live

    Remembering to Live
    av M.Cameron Hay

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097852

    Sasaks, a people of the Indonesian archipelago, cope with one of the country's worst health records by employing various medical traditions, including their own secret ethnomedical knowledge. But anxiety, in the presence and absence of illness, pro…

  • Remembering to Live

    Remembering to Live
    av M.Cameron Hay

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472067855

    Sasaks, a people of the Indonesian archipelago, cope with one of the country's worst health records by employing various medical traditions, including their own secret ethnomedical knowledge. But anxiety, in the presence and absence of illness, pro…

  • Ghosts of the New City

    Ghosts of the New City
    av Andrew Alan Johnson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824839710

    Chiang Mai (literally, "new city") suffered badly in the 1997 Asian financial crisis as the Northern Thai real estate bubble collapsed along with the Thai baht, crushing dreams of a renaissance of Northern prosperity. Years later, the ruins of the e…

  • Khmer Women on the Move

    Khmer Women on the Move
    av Annuska Derks

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824831288

    Khmer Women on the Move offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, triggered by Cambodia's transition from…

  • In the Name of Civil Society

    In the Name of Civil Society
    av Eva-Lotta Hedman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824829216

    What is the politics of civil society? Focusing on the Philippines - home to the mother of all election-watch movements, the original People Power revolt, and one of the largest and most diverse NGO populations in the world - Eva-Lotta Hedman offers…

  • Forest of Struggle

    Forest of Struggle
    av Eve Monique Zucker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824836115

    In a village community in the highlands of Cambodia's Southwest, people struggle to rebuild their lives after nearly thirty years of war and genocide. Recovery is a tenuous process as villagers attempt to shape a future while contending with the ter…

  • Forest of Struggle

    Forest of Struggle
    av Eve Monique Zucker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824838058

    In a village community in the highlands of Cambodia's Southwest, people struggle to rebuild their lives after nearly thirty years of war and genocide. Recovery is a tenuous process as villagers attempt to shape a future while contending with the ter…

  • A World Transformed

    A World Transformed
    av Kim N.B. Ninh

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472097999

    A World Transformed looks at the Vietnamese revolution from the perspective of Vietnamese culture itself rather than as a reaction to the Cold War or to the actions of external enemies. Kim N. B. Ninh explores the complex debates within Vietnamese s…

  • The Uprooted

    The Uprooted
    av Christina Elizabeth Firpo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824847579

    For over a century French officials in Indochina systematically uprooted metis children-those born of Southeast Asian mothers and white, African, or Indian fathers-from their homes. In many cases, and for a wide range of reasons-death, divorce, the…

  • The Uprooted

    The Uprooted
    av Christina Elizabeth Firpo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824875152

    For over a century French officials in Indochina systematically uprooted metis children-those born of Southeast Asian mothers and white, African, or Indian fathers-from their homes. In many cases, and for a wide range of reasons-death, divorce, the…

  • Siam's New Detectives

    Siam's New Detectives
    av Samson W. Lim

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824855253

    Visual evidence is the sine qua non of the modern criminal process-from photographs and video to fingerprints and maps. Siam's New Detectives offers an analytical history of these visual tools as employed by the Thai police when investigating crime.…