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  • A History of Cambodia by David P. Chandler
    A History of Cambodia (English, Paperback) David P. Chandler

    Author David Chandler covers two thousand years of Cambodian history in a candid and concise assessment that focuses on transformation and the historic implications and myths surrounding these changes

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  • Voices from S-21 by David P. Chandler
    Voices from S-21 (English, Paperback) David P. Chandler

    The horrific torture and execution of hundreds of thousands of Cambodians by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge during the 1970s is one of the century's major human disasters. This work examines the Khmer Rouge phenomenon by focusing on one of its key institutions, the secret prison outside Phnom Penh known by the code name 'S-21'.

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  • Facing the Cambodian Past by David P. Chandler
    Facing the Cambodian Past (English, Paperback) David P. Chandler

    A leading student of Cambodia's history considers a range of themes and problems including the leper-king myth at Angkor, post-Angkorean normative poems, nineteenth century perceptions of the moral order, and royally sponsored human sacrifices in rural Cambodia in the 1870s. Other essays deal with aspects of the colonial period and the revolutionary era (1975-1979). This collection closes with two...

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  • Embodied Nation by Simon Creak
    Embodied Nation (English, Paperback) Simon Creak

    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 through the lens of physical culture, Simon Creak's lively and incisive narrative illuminates a nation that has no reputation in sport and is typically viewed, even from within, as a country of cheerful but lazy people.

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  • The Uprooted by Christina Elizabeth Firpo
    The Uprooted (English, Paperback) Christina Elizabeth Firpo

    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. The Uprooted offers an in-depth investigation of this child-removal program: the motivations behind it, reception of it, and resistance to it.

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  • Caged in on the Outside by Gregory M. Simon
    Caged in on the Outside (English, Paperback) Gregory M. Simon

    An intimate ethnographic exploration of the ways in which Minangkabau people understand human value. Gregory Simon's book, based on extended ethnographic research in the small city of Bukittinggi, shines new light on Minangkabau social life by delving into people's interior lives, calling into question many assumptions about Southeast Asian values and the nature of Islamic practice.

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  • In Pursuit of Progress by Hannah C. M. Bulloch
    In Pursuit of Progress (English, Hardback) Hannah C. M. Bulloch

    Drawing on a decade of ethnographic research on the Philippine island of Siquijor, this volume explores myths, meanings, and practices of development and its counterparts, progress and modernization. It does so not only by considering development as planned, community-wide interventions aimed at society-wide improvements in living standards, but by recognizing that development is personal.

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  • In Pursuit of Progress by Hannah C. M. Bulloch
    In Pursuit of Progress (English, Paperback) Hannah C. M. Bulloch

    Drawing on a decade of ethnographic research on the Philippine island of Siquijor, In Pursuit of Progress explores myths, meanings, and practices of development and its counterparts, progress and modernization. It does so by recognizing that, as a cognitive tool for organizing relationships between people, development is personal.

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  • End of Empire by David P. Chandler
    End of Empire (English, Hardback) David P. Chandler

    * Charts 100 days of dreams, drama and turmoil across eastern Asia at the end of World War II. * Combines daily events with commentary, photographs, maps and personal accounts. * Part of a radically new multi-layered, 'real-time' publication commemorating events 70 years after they happened and 'broadcast' day by day.

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  • Familial Properties by Nhung Tuyet Tran
    Familial Properties (English, Hardback) Nhung Tuyet Tran

    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 able to manipulate the system to their own advantage. Women succeeded in taking pragmatic advantage of socioeconomic turmoil during a time of war and...

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