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  • The Roots of War in the 21st Centuryby Randall Doyle

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book argues that the 21st century will witness a fundamental global shift in economic and military hegemonic power from the U.S.-European sphere to the U.S.-Asia-Pacific region. Geography, hegemony, and politics will represent the foundational pillars for change, progress, and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)by Donald M. Seekins

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    Burma (Myanmar) is a country in crisis, and a political resolution to its problems of national unity seems unlikely to occur in the near future. The purpose of the Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) is to explain in depth the country's political crisis, while also providing detailed historical background. While paying much attention to the personalities... more...

  • Social Dynamics in the Highlands of Southeast Asiaby Francois Robinne; Mandy Sadan

    BRILL 2007; US$ 151.00

    Drawing on long term fieldwork and research in communities from Assam through to Laos, this book offers a different level of reappraisal of the work of Edmund Leach and offers a significant contribution to the development of a new regional anthropology of Southeast Asia. more...

  • East Asia's Haunted Present: Historical Memories and the Resurgence of Nationalismby Tsuyoshi Hasegawa; Kazuhiko Togo

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 83.00

    This collection of essays by leading scholars from Japan, China, South Korea, and the United States examines how and why bitter historical memories have resurfaced in recent years as freshly virulent and contentious issues between Japan and its neighbors?especially China and South Korea. Moreover, it seeks to identify what set of conditions and what... more...

  • Identity and Ethnic Relations in Southeast Asiaby Chee Kiong Tong

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Modern nation states do not constitute closed entities. This is true especially in Southeast Asia, where Chinese migrants have continued to make their new homes over a long period of time, resulting in many different ethnic groups co-existing in new nation states. Focusing on the consequences of migration, and cultural contact between the various ethnic... more...

  • (Re)Negotiating East and Southeast Asiaby Alice Ba

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Tracing ASEAN debates about Southeast Asia's intra- and extra-regional relations over four decades, this book argues for a process-driven view of cooperation, sheds light on intervening processes of argument and debate, and highlights interacting material, ideational, and social forces in the construction of regions and regionalisms in Southeast Asia,... more...

  • Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese Since World War IIby Jennifer Cushman; Gungwu Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1988; US$ 37.00

    In June 1985, a symposium, Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese since World War II was held at the Australian National University in Canberra. This volume includes many of the papers from that symposium presented by ANU scholars and those from universities elsewhere in Australia, North America and Southeast Asia. Participants looked at... more...

  • International Relations in Southeast Asiaby N Ganesan; Ramses Amer

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 52.90

    For observers outside of Southeast Asia, this book opens up a world of conflicts, rivalries, and reconciliations that is terra incognita. It is easy to assume that all is well under the consensual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) umbrella. These expert authors detail the sometimes stormy and often tense bilateral relationships in the... more...

  • Indian Communities in Southeast Asia (First Reprint 2006)by K S Sandhu; A Mani

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2006; US$ 82.90

    In Indian Communities in Southeast Asia thirty-one scholars provide an analytical commentary on the contemporary position of ethnic Indians in Southeast Asia. The book is the outcome of a ten-year project undertaken by the editors at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. It is multi-disciplinary in focus and multi-faceted in approach,... more...

  • Michael Leiferby Chin Kin Wah; Leo Suryadinata

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 115.90

    Michael Leifer who died in 2001 was undisputedly the doyen of Southeast Asian Studies. He has left behind a very rich legacy of works on the Southeast Asian region — ASEAN, regional order and conflict, great power policies towards the region, maritime security in Southeast Asia, and studies of the domestic policies of individual Southeast Asian... more...