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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
This comprehensive Dictionary provides descriptive and analytical coverage of the turbulent political history and striking changes which have occurred both regionally and in key countries since the end of the Second World War. Substantially rewritten to take into account the dramatic political events and developments since 1995, the third edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The Myth of the Lazy Native is Syed Hussein Alatas? widely acknowledged critique of the colonial construction of Malay, Filipino and Javanese natives from the 16 th to the 20 th century. Drawing on the work of Karl Mannheim and the sociology of knowledge, Alatas analyses the origins and functions of such myths in the creation and reinforcement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The Japanese invasion and occupation of southeast Asia provided opportunities for the peoples of the region to pursue a wide range of agendas that had little to do with the larger issues which drove the conflict between Japan and the allies. This book explores how the occupation affected various minority groups in the region. It shows, for example,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 80.00
In this original study British rule in Burma is examined through quotidian acts of corruption. Saha outlines a novel way to study the colonial state as it was experienced in everyday life, revealing a complex world of state practices where legality and illegality were inseparable: the informal world upon which formal colonial power rested. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
East Asia is now the world?s economic powerhouse, but ghosts of history continue to trouble relations between the key countries of the region, particularly between Japan, China and the two Koreas. Unhappy legacies of Japan?s military expansion in pre-war Asia prompt on-going calls for apologies, while conflicts over ownership of cultural heritage... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00
Examines both actual and potential developments in North-East Asian regionalism, from various levels and fields of analysis, considering cooperative and integrative structures and processes. Particular reference is made to the contemporary experience of Europe, which provides important models of cooperation and integration in both the government and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
A major contribution to the literature of Burmese history and politics, this book traces the rich and tragic history of the Mon people of Burma and Thailand, from the pre-colonial era to the present day. This vivid account of ethnic politics and civil war situates the story of Mon nationalism within the 'big picture' of developments in Burma, Thailand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 415.00
Prepared by the British Naval Intelligence Division of the Admiralty during World War II and released in 1943, this handbook is now an important geographical and historical reference work, documenting the region's environment and natural resources as they were before the developments of recent decades, and describing traditional culture, infrastructure,... more...