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  • Southeast Asian Affairs 2012by Daljit Singh; Pushpa Thambipillai

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 84.90

    "Founded in 1974, Southeast Asian Affairs provides, without fear or favour, informed and in-depth annual analyses of this vibrant region and its component countries. It is the only publication which does this and is in its own class without peers. It is a mandatory reference and read for those seriously interested in knowing Southeast Asia."... more...

  • ASEAN Regionalismby Christopher B. Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the key motivations for and challenges to greater regional integration in Southeast Asia. It demonstrates how security and economic concerns -domestic, regional and international - have either contributed to, or detracted from, an increased level of unity and cooperation in ASEAN. It also explores how the patterns of interaction... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Politicsby Richard Robison

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00

    This Handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the major themes that have defined the politics of Southeast Asia. It provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge examination of this important subject. The introductory chapter provides an overview of the theoretical and ideological themes that have dominated the study of the region's politics and... more...

  • Space and the Production of Cultural Difference among the Akha Prior to Globalizationby Deborah E. Tooker

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 54.95

    Based on the author's extensive fieldwork among the Akha people prior to full nation-state integration, this illuminating study critically reexamines assumptions about space, power, and the politics of identity, so often based on modern, western contexts. Tooker explores the active role that spatial practices have played in maintaining cultural... more...

  • The Problem of Describing Relations Between the United States and Southeast Asian Nationsby Charmaine G. Misalucha

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    This book shows how political speech acts carry consequences in diplomatic relations. Focusing on interactions between the United States and Southeast Asian countries, the author shows that often the more powerful country does not get its way. American foreign policy is usually viewed as being uncompromising and hegemonic, but in reality, it strikes... more...

  • A History of Myanmar since Ancient Timesby Michael Aung-Thwin; Maitrii Aung-Thwin

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00

    In A History of Myanmar since Ancient Times , Michael Aung-Thwin and Maitrii Aung-Thwin take us from the sacred stupas of the plains of Pagan to grand, colonial-era British mansions, revealing the storied past and rich culture of this country. The book traces the traditions and transformations of Myanmar’s communities over nearly three millennia,... more...

  • Cyprus: An island cultureby Artemis Georgiou

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 44.95

    This volume, introduced by Edgar Peltenburg, presents the results of latest research by young scholars working on aspects of Cypriot archaeology from the Bronze Age to the Venetian period. It presents a diversity excavation, material culture, iconographic and linguistic evidence to explore the themes of ancient landscape, settlement and society; religion,... more...

  • The Making of Southeast Asiaby Amitav Acharya

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 77.90

    Amitav Acharya has written a splendidly ambitious book. Travelling from the discipline of International Relations to the historiography of Southeast Asia and back again, it draws upon a range of methodologies to analyse the issue of identity in the configuration of Southeast Asia. But it provides more than an academic assessment. With this book, Acharya... more...

  • Autonomy and Armed Separatism in South and Southeast Asiaby Michelle Ann Miller

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 50.90

    Armed separatist insurgencies have created a real dilemma for many national governments of how much freedom to grant aggrieved minorities without releasing territorial sovereignty over the nation-state. This book examines different approaches that have been taken by seven states in South and Southeast Asia to try and resolve this dilemma through various... more...

  • Civilizations in Embraceby Amitav Acharya

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 42.90

    This study revisits one of the most extensive examples of the spread of ideas in the history of civilization: the diffusion of Indian religious and political ideas to Southeast Asia before the advent of Islam and European colonialism. Hindu and Buddhist concepts and symbols of kingship and statecraft helped to legitimize Southeast Asian rulers, and... more...