Journal of Southeast Asian Studies

(The median citation count of Journal of Southeast Asian Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Ambiguous fear in the war on drugs: A reconfiguration of social and moral orders in the Philippines6
Shallow roots: The early oil palm industry in Southeast Asia, 1848–19404
Colonial secularism built in brick: Religion in Rangoon4
Healing the whole: Questioning the boundaries between medicine and religion in Rakhine, Western Myanmar4
Raffles restitution: Artistic responses to Singapore's 1819 colonisation3
Dutch objections to British Singapore, 1819–1824: Law, politics, commerce and a diplomatic misstep3
Introduction: Towards an analysis of Buddhist secular grammars2
Rewriting Ibsen's Nora: Fiction and the New Woman in Thailand (1920s–1940s)2
Small-scale shrimp farming and community supported fisheries in Southeast Asia2
A Philippine ‘coolie trade’: Trade and exploitation of Chinese labour in Spanish colonial Philippines, 1850–982
People are obsessed with religion: The definitional dissonance of evangelical encounters in Myanmar2
Nature, colonial science and nation-building in twentieth-century Philippines2
When was Melaka founded and was it known earlier by another name? Exploring the debate between Gabriel Ferrand and Gerret Pieter Rouffaer, 1918−21, and its long echo in historiography2
Commemorating Raffles: The creation of an imperial icon in colonial Singapore2
Imperialism, Buddhism and Islam in Siam: Exploring the Buddhist secular in the Nangsue Sadaeng Kitchanukit, 18672
Madat makan orang’; opium eats people: Opium addiction as a public health issue in late colonial Java, 1900–19401
Benevolent technocracy: The Chinese Protectorate, migration control and racialised governmentality in colonised Malaya1
Nanzhao as a Southeast Asian kingdom, c.738–9021
Visual methods and the study of Balinese art collections1
Acceleration in a time of war: Technology, nation, and ecology in the South China Sea, 1956–661
After dispossession: Shifting livelihoods and lives since the advent of a rubber plantation in southern Laos1
Southeast Asia. COVID-19 in Southeast Asia: Insights for a post-pandemic world Edited by Hyun Bang Shin, Murray Mckenzie and Do Young Oh London: LSE Press, 2022. Pp. 318. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliogr1
Gender role attitudes and the division of housework in young married couples in northern Vietnam1
When art was political: Historicising decolonisation and the Cold War in Southeast Asia through curatorial practice1
The Second World War Japanese Occupation of Singapore1
Neither survival nor accumulation: Marketisation and rural livelihood diversification in northern Vietnam1
Engendering Tionghoa nationalism: Female purity in male-authored Sino-Malay novels of colonial Java1
Spirit mediumship and the state in mainland Southeast Asia: A comparative perspective1
Birds of a feather: Anand Panyarachun, elite families and network monarchy in Thailand1
Naming the Red River — becoming a Vietnamese river1
Red service-intellectual: Phouk Chhay, Maoist China, and the Cultural Revolution in Cambodia, 1964–671
A deliberately forgotten battle: The Lapiang Manggagawa and the Manila Port Strike of 19631
Shifting policies for shifting cultivation: A history of anti-swidden interventions in Vietnam1
Regional influences, economic adaptation and cultural articulation: Diversity and cosmopolitanism in fourteenth-century Singapore1
Experiencing Southeast Asian Studies in China: A reverse culture shock1
Settler colonialism and usurping Malay sovereignty in Singapore1
Thailand. Belittled citizens: The cultural politics of childhood on Bangkok's margins By Giuseppe Bolotta Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2021. Pp. ix + 250. Illustrations, Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Malaysia. Penang and its networks of knowledge Edited by Peter Zabielskis, Yeoh Seng Guan, and Kat Fatland Penang: Areca Books, 2017. Pp. 376. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
On the cultural politics of representing Dutch Moluccans at Barak 1B in the Netherlands0
Dream mother: Race, gender, and intimacy in Japanese-occupied Singapore0
Malaysia. Elite Malay polygamy: Wives, wealth and woes in Malaysia By Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen Oxford: Berghahn, 2018. Pp. 277. Bibliography, Index.0
Imagining Manila's future: Advertising's ideals for postwar reconstruction0
Phạm Quỳnh, borrowed language, and the ambivalences of colonial discourse0
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The origins of the Cold War in Southeast Asia: Pre-Second World War Siamese cooperation with foreign powers against communism0
Normalising Hồ Chí Minh in Vietnamese cinema, 1990–2020: Ideology, popular appeal, and the market economy0
Asia - Japan's occupation of Java in the Second World War: A transnational history By Ethan Mark London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Pp. 386. Glossary of Names, Index.0
Indonesia. Performing arts of Indonesia: Malay identity and politics in the music, dance and theatre of the Riau Islands Edited by Margaret Kartomi Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019. Pp. 368. Illustrations0
‘A ruinous infatuation’: Nutmeg cultivation in early Penang0
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Southeast Asia. Chinese encounters in Southeast Asia: How people, money, and ideas from China are changing a region Edited by Pál Nyíri and Danielle Tan Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. 0
Indonesia - The cultural dimension of peace: Decentralization and reconciliation in Indonesia By Birgit Bräuchler Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, Pp. 259. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. The Kakawin Ghaṭotkacāśraya by Mpu Panuluh Edited and translated by Stuart Robson Tokyo: Research School for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 0
Thailand. Royal capitalism: Wealth, class and monarchy in Thailand By Puangchon Unchanam Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. Pp. xiii + 318. Illustrations, Appendix, Notes, Bibliography, Ind0
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Laos. Changing lives in Laos: Society, politics, and culture in a post-socialist state Edited by Vanina Bouté and Vatthana Pholsena Singapore: NUS Press, 2017. Pp. 472. Maps, Illustrations, Tables, Bi0
Malaysia. Sharia transformations: Cultural politics and the rebranding of an Islamic judiciary By Michael G. Peletz Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. Pp. 238. Maps, Table, Figures, Biblio0
Disenchanted: Thailand's indigenisation of the American Cold War, seen through the experience of Gordon Young0
Making disciples of all nations: Bishop Carlo van Melckebeke and his apostolate to overseas Chinese 1953–770
Myanmar. Painting Myanmar's transition Edited by Ian Holliday and Aung Kaung Myat Hongkong: Hongkong University Press 2021. Pp. 189. Plates, Bibliography.0
A Vietnamese literary riddle from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries: Hoàng Sĩ Khải's Tứ Thời Khúc0
Vietnam. Speaking out in Vietnam: Public political criticism in a Communist Party–ruled nation By Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 243. Illustrations, Notes, 0
Indonesia. Indonesia, 1947: Australia and the first United Nations cease-fire order By Steven Farram North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2019. Pp. 254. Notes, Bibliography, Photographs, 0
Singapore. A subaltern history of the Indian diaspora in Singapore: Gradual disappearance of untouchability 1872–1965 By John Solomon Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2016 (republished in 2019). Pp. 220. No0
Thailand. Power, protection and magic in Thailand: The cosmos of a southern policeman By Craig J. Reynolds Acton: ANU Press, 2019. Pp. 191. Maps, Plates, Appendix, Bibliography.0
Southeast Asia. Merchants, bankers, governors: British enterprise in Singapore and Malaya, 1786–1920 By Peter J. Drake Singapore: World Scientific, 2018. Pp. xii + 194. Map, Bibliography, Notes, Index0
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Indonesia. Contentious belonging: The place of minorities in Indonesia Edited by Greg Fealy and Ronit Ricci Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2019. Pp. xviii, 280. Map, Tables, Figures, Glossary, Notes, Re0
Asia. The Muslim merchants of premodern China: The history of a maritime Asian trade diaspora, 750–1400 By John W. Chaffee Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. 210. Maps, Figures, Bibliogr0
Myanmar. Everyday justice in Myanmar: Informal resolutions and state evasion in a time of contested transition Edited by Helene Maria Kyed Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2020. Map, Figures, Notes, Bibliograp0
Thailand. Thai politics: Between democracy and its discontents By Daniel H. Unger and Chandra Mahakanjana Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2016. Pp. ix, 251. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
The Johor–Singapore Causeway: Celebrating and conceptualising its centenary0
Contesting colonial (hi)stories: (Post)colonial imaginings of Southeast Asia0
Industrialisation and Chinese big business in colonial Singapore, Malaya, and China: The transnational enterprises of Lim Peng Siang (1904–41)0
Southeast Asia. Writing for eternity: A survey of epigraphy in Southeast Asia Edited by Daniel Perret Paris: École française d'Extrême-Orient, 2018. Pp. 478. Illustrations, Bibliography, Index.0
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The Hokkiens in early modern Hoi An, Batavia, and Manila: Political agendas and selective adaptations0
Asia. Educating monks: Minority Buddhism on China's southwest border By Thomas A. Borchert Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017. Pp. 210. Abbreviations, Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Plantation life: Corporate occupation in Indonesia's oil palm zone By Tania Li Murray and Pujo Semedi Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2021. Pp. xii + 243. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Inde0
Opium consumption and living standards in Singapore, 1900 to 19390
Southeast Asia. Hearing Southeast Asia: Sounds of hierarchy and power in context Edited by Nathan Porath Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019. Pp. 384. Figures, Bibliography, Index.0
Singapore. Singapore, Chinese migration and the making of the British Empire, 1819–67 By Stan Neal Woodbridge: Boydell, 2019. Pp. 181. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Dr Edwin S.C. Lee (1939–2023)0
Singapore. Las Vegas in Singapore: Violence, progress and the crisis of nationalist modernity By Lee Kah-Wee Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. 275. Maps, Plates, Bibliography, Index.0
Resistance and collaboration: The Japanese Occupation of Leyte, Philippines, and the role of the masses in wartime violence0
Editorial Foreword: The Singapore Bicentennial as public history0
Creolised Confucianism: Syncretism and Confucian revivalism at the turn of the twentieth century in Java0
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Localised impacts on Islamist political mobilisation in Indonesia: Evidence from three sub-provincial units0
Southeast Asia. Voices from the underworld: Chinese Hell deity worship in contemporary Singapore and Malaysia By Fabian Graham Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. Pp. 280. Plates, Notes, Bi0
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Beyond words: Going off script in Theravada Southeast Asia0
Asia. Detention camps in Asia: The conditions of confinement in modern Asian history Edited by Robert Cribb, Christina Twomey and Sandra Wilson Leiden: Brill, 2022. Pp. 314. Maps, Notes, Bibliography,0
Editor's Note0
Indonesia. Unmarked graves: Death and survival in the anti-communist violence in East Java, Indonesia By Vannessa Hearman Singapore: NUS Press, 2018. Pp. 272. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Southeast Asia. Southeast Asian energy transitions: Between modernity and sustainability By Mattijs Smits Surrey: Ashgate, 2015. Pp. 221. Maps, Illustrations, Bibliography, Index.0
Restricted vision: Censorship and cinematic resistance in Thailand0
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Southeast Asia. Seaways and gatekeepers: Trade and state in the eastern archipelagos of Southeast Asia, c.1600–c.1906 By Heather Sutherland Singapore: NUS Press, 2021. Pp. xv + 537. Maps, Images, Bibl0
Islamic particularity and academic freedom: Public institutions and doctrinal difference in contemporary Indonesia0
Asia. Khao Sam Kaeo: An early port-city between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea Edited by Bérénice Bellina Paris: École Française d'Extrême-Orient, 2017. Pp. 675. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliog0
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Indonesia. A.H. Nasution and Indonesian elites: ‘People's Resistance’ in the War of Independence and postwar politics By Barry Turner Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018. Pp. 281. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliog0
Stories from the margins: Indian business communities in the growth of colonial Singapore0
Singapore. 90 years in Singapore By Irene Lim Singapore: Pagesetters Services, 2020. Pp. 235. Illustrations, Index.0
The Philippines. Martial law melodrama: Lino Brocka's cinema politics By José B. Capino Berkeley: University of California Press, 2020. Pp. 328. Illustrations, Notes, Index.0
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Southeast Asia. Tales of Southeast Asia's jazz age: Filipinos, Indonesians and popular culture 1920–1936 By Peter Keppy Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. 288. Plates, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Personal religion and magic in Mamasa, West Sulawesi: The search for powers of blessing from the other world of the gods By C.W. Buijs Leiden: KITLV, 2017. Pp. 163. Glossary, Bibliography, 0
Thailand. Coup, king, crisis: A critical interregnum in Thailand Edited by Pavin Chachavalpongpun New Haven, CT: Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, 2020. Pp. 379. Foreword, Tables, Figures, Notes0
Myanmar. Interpreting Myanmar: A decade of analysis By Andrew Selth Canberra: ANU Press, 2020. Pp. 515. Index.0
Asia. Colonialism and male domestic service across the Asia Pacific By Julia Martinez, Claire Lowrie, Frances Steel, and Victoria Haskins London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. Pp. 223, Map, Illustrations0
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Homeward bound: A lifelong quest for a sense of belonging0
The Communist Manifesto in Indonesia0
The Philippines. Philippine modernities: Music, performing arts, and language, 1880 to 1941 Edited by José S. Buenconsejo Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2017. Pp. 523. Plates, Notes0
Fishes of Empire: Imperialism and ichthyological introductions in British Malaya, 1923–420
Folk magic in the Philippines, 1611–390
Writing, complexity, translation0
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Colonialism with benefits? Singaporean peoplehood and colonial contradiction0
Singapore. Singapore's permanent territorial revolution: Fifty years in fifty maps By Rodolphe De Koninck Singapore: NUS Press, 2017. Pp. 154. Maps, Plates, Bibliography, Notes, Index.0
Vietnam. Single mothers and the state's embrace: Reproductive agency in Vietnam By Harriet M. Phinney Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2022. Pp. 236. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
The Philippines. Electoral dynamics in the Philippines: Money politics, patronage and clientelism at the grassroots Edited by Allen Hicken, Edward Aspinall and Meredith Weiss Singapore: NUS Press, 2010
Hmong women's rights and the Communist Party of Thailand0
Remembering a forgotten war: The Vietnamese state, war veterans and the commemoration of the Sino-Vietnamese War (1979–89)0
The Myngoon plot: Seditious state-making and the 1902 Shan rebellion in northern Siam0
Southeast Asia. Living standards in Southeast Asia: Changes over the long twentieth century, 1900–2015 By Anne Booth Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. Pp. 317. Tables, Bibliography, Index.0
Malaysia. Conceptualizing the Malay world: Colonialism and Pan-Malay identity in Malaya By Soda Naoki Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2020. Pp. xix + 206. Tables, Photos, Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliogra0
Vietnam - Ship of fate: Memoir of a Vietnamese repatriate By Trần Đinh Trụ Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017. Pp. 209. Plates, Notes.0
Southeast Asia. Opium weights: Old animal-shaped bronze weights from Southeast Asia: Commercial, ethnic, symbolic and historical perspectives By Leif Bering Mikkelsen Odense: Historia, 2017. Pp. 276. 0
The fall of Singapura: The necessity of unjust violence in the Sejarah Melayu0
Malaysia's expansion of its maritime jurisdiction and the World Oil Crisis, 1973–800
Editorial Foreword: Introduction: The greening of Southeast Asian history0
Indonesia. Racial science and human diversity in colonial Indonesia By Fenneke Sysling Singapore: NUS Press, 2016. Pp. 305 + vii. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
The twofold challenge for Karen Baptist intellectuals in colonial Burma: A national claim and its failure0
Thailand. Sovereign necropolis: The politics of death in semi-colonial Siam By Trais Pearson Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020. Pp. xii + 233. Notes, Bibliography, Illustrations.0
The Burmese road to Israeli-style cooperative settlements: The Namsang project, 1956–630
Timor Leste. Haunted houses and ghostly encounters: Ethnography and animism in East Timor, 1860–1975 By Christopher J. Shepherd Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019. Pp. 419. Abbreviations, Figures, Notes, Bi0
Singapore. Aristocracy of armed talent: The military elite in Singapore By Samuel Ling Wei Chan Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. 495 + xviii. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Southeast Asia. Empires of vice: The rise of opium prohibition across Southeast Asia By Diana Kim Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. Pp. xvii, 309. Figures, Tables, Notes, Bibliography, 0
Index to Volume 520
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Southeast Asia. Modern times in Southeast Asia, 1920s–1970s Edited by Susie Protschky and Tom Van Den Berge Leiden: Brill, 2018. Pp. 214. Illustrations, Bibliography, Index.0
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Singapore. Liberalism disavowed: Communitarianism and state capitalism in Singapore By Chua Beng Huat Singapore: NUS Press, 2017. Pp. ix + 223. Bibliography, Index.0
Vietnam. Rubber and the making of Vietnam: An ecological history, 1897–1975 By Michitake Aso Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Pp. 426 pp. Maps, Tables, Appendix, Notes, Bibliogra0
Indonesia. Islam, humanity, and Indonesian identity: Reflections on history By Ahmad Syafii Maarif; Translated by George A. Fowler Singapore: NUS Press, 2018. Pp. 287. Foreword, Notes, Bibliography, I0
Indonesia. Indonesia: Twenty years of democracy By Jamie S. Davidson Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. 76. Bibliography, Footnotes.0
The edible tide: How estuaries and migrants transformed the Straits of Melaka, 1870–19400
Southeast Asia. Arc of containment: Britain, the United States, and anticommunism in Southeast Asia By Wen-Qing Ngoei Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 257. Maps, Illustrations, Notes, B0
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Angkor Wat: A transcultural history of heritages0
The Philippines. Liberalism and the postcolony: Thinking the state in 20th-century Philippines By Lisandro E. Claudio Singapore: NUS Press; Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2017. Pp. 227. Notes, Bibliog0
Staging Chinese student activism in Cold War Singapore: Performing Chineseness and embodying the Malayan nation, 1950s–60s0
Singapore. Sonic city: Making rock music and urban life in Singapore By Steve Ferzacca Singapore: NUS Press, 2021. Pp. 166. Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Visiting the ‘Liverpool of the East’: Singapore's place in tours of Empire0
Revolution knows no boundaries? Chinese revolutionaries in North Vietnam during the early years of the First Indochina War0
Southeast Asia. Pirates of empire: Colonisation and maritime violence in Southeast Asia By Stefan Eklöf Amirell Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Pp. ix + 266. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, In0
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Historical and cultural negotiations in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah: Beyond the utopia of ‘unity in diversity’0
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Laos. Anthropogenic rivers: The production of uncertainty in Lao hydropower By Jerome Whitington Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2018. Pp. xvi, 266. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Nurturing Indonesia: Medicine and decolonisation in the Dutch East Indies By Hans Pols Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. xx + 285. Images, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Malaysia. Miracles and material life: Rice, ore, traps and guns in Islamic Malaya By Teren Sevea Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Pp. 258. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Thailand. Charismatic monks of Lanna Buddhism Edited by Paul T. Cohen Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2017. Pp. 272. Figures, Tables, Illustrations, Bibliography, Index.0
The Philippines. The Philippines and the International Monetary Fund negotiations on petroleum and imports: Toward a theory of negotiation By Kenneth Faulve-Montojo Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018. Pp. 310
Myanmar. The business of transition: Law reform, development and economics in Myanmar Edited by Melissa Crouch Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 288. Notes, References, Index.0
Praxis and policy: Discourse on Cham Bani religious identity in Vietnam0
Southeast Asia. The making of a periphery: How Island Southeast Asia became a mass exporter of labor By Ulbe Bosma New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. Pp. 240. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Settler cities in the Dutch Indies: Race, class and the emergence of settler colonialism0
Thailand. Monastery, monument, museum: Sites and artifacts of Thai cultural memory By Maurizio Peleggi Honolulu: University of Hawaiʿi Press, 2017. Pp. 280. Bibliography, Index, Illustrations.0
Vietnam. Black market business: Selling sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920–1945 by Christina Elizabeth Firpo Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020. Pp. 259. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Asia. Dear China: Emigrant letters and remittances, 1820–1980 By Gregor Benton and Hong Liu Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018. Pp. 288. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Our mountains and rivers have changed: Nature and empire in the Ming colonisation of Đại Việt, 1407–280
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Indonesia. See no evil: New Zealand's betrayal of the people of West Papua By Maire Leadbeater Dunedin: Otago University Press. Pp. 296. Maps, Plates. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Bangkok electric0
Indonesia. Mosques and imams: Everyday Islam in eastern Indonesia Edited by Kathryn M. Robinson Singapore: NUS Press, 2021. Pp. xiv, 277. Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Glossary, Index.0
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Capture, classification and incarceration of Communist captives during Vietnam's American War0
Southeast Asian cultural landscape, resistance, and belonging in East Timor's FRETILIN Movement (1974–75)0
Asia. The Oxford history of the novel in English; volume 10: The novel in South and South East Asia since 1945 Edited by Alex Tickell Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. 653. Plates, Notes, Bib0
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Indonesia. Gamelan girls: Gender, childhood, and politics in Balinese music ensembles By Sonja Lynn Downing Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2019. Pp xiii + 234. Maps, Photographs, Table, Notes, 0
Southeast Asia. Shaṭṭārīyah silsilah in Aceh, Java, and the Lanao area of Mindanao By Oman Fathurahman Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Fore0
Thailand. Dynastic democracy: Political families in Thailand By Yoshinori Nishizaki Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2022. Pp. xxiii + 308. Tables, Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Thailand. Wayward distractions: Ornament, emotion, zombies and the study of Buddhism in Thailand By Justin McDaniel Singapore: NUS Press; Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2021. Pp. 281. Images, Bibliogr0
Indonesia. Photographic subjects: Monarchy and visual culture in colonial Indonesia By Susie Protschky Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019. Pp. xv + 244. Map, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, In0
Indonesia. Buru Island: A prison memoir By Hersri Setiawan, translated by Jennifer Lindsay Melbourne: Monash University Press, 2020. Pp. xxxix + 369. Map.0
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Thailand. Rituals of care: Karmic politics in an aging Thailand By Felicity Aulino Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 193. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Indonesia: State and society in transition By Jemma Purdey, Antje Missbach and Dave McRae Boulder, Co: Lynne Rienner, 2020. Pp. 161. Glossary, Bibliography, Index.0
The epistemological shift from palace chronicles to scholarly Khmer historiography under French colonial rule0
Southeast Asia. Negotiating governance on non-traditional security in Southeast Asia and beyond By Mely Caballero-Anthony New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. Pp. 319. Notes, Bibliography, Index0
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The Philippines. The Philippine economy – no longer the East Asian exception? Edited by Ramon L. Clarete, Emmanuel F. Esguerra and Hal Hill Singapore: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018. Pp. xxxv + 4390
Text and writing in Southeast Asian Studies: A discussion of Richard Fox's More than words: Transforming script, agency and collective life in Bali (Cornell University Press, 2018)0
Asia. Belonging across the Bay of Bengal: Religious rites, colonial migrations, national rights Edited by Michael Laffan London: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xii + 252. Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Ban Chiang, Northeast Thailand, Volume 2: Metals0
Recent publications on Indonesian manuscripts0
Thailand. The crown and the capitalists: The ethnic Chinese and the founding of the Thai nation By Wasana Wongsurawat Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. Pp. 201. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibli0
The Philippines. State and society in the Philippines, second edition By Patricio N. Abinales and Donna J. Amoroso Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. 413. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography,0
Asia. Fluid jurisdictions: Colonial law and Arabs in Southeast Asia By Nurfadzilah Yahaya Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020. Pp. xi + 251. Tables, Figures, Maps, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Thailand - A sandy path near the lake: In search of the illusory Khemananda By Kovit Khemananda, Edited and Translated by Grant Olson and Chalermsee Olson Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 20150
The flower, then the sword: The militarisation of Burma's most beautiful book0
The protective power of ‘wearing letters’ and ‘attiring texts’ in eighteenth-century Bali0
Peace pacts and contentious politics: The Chico River Dam struggle in the Philippines, 1974–820
Bali, Java andKawiletters: Translating more than words0
Myanmar. The Buddha's wizards: Magic, protection, and healing in Burmese Buddhism By Thomas Nathan Patton New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. Pp. 187. Photographs, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Metal production and social organisation in fourteenth-century Singapore0
State–state ties, power elites, and state–business relations: Malaysia–China Belt and Road projects0
Asia. The sharp knife of memory By Kondapalli Koteswaramma, trans. VB Sowmya New Delhi: Zubaan, 2015. Pp. 120. Notes.0
Malaysia. Decolonizing extinction: The work of care in orangutan rehabilitation By Juno Salazar Parreñas Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. Pp. 267. Illustrations, References, Index.0
Malaysia. Mahathir's Islam: Mahathir Mohamad on religion and modernity in Malaysia By Sven Schottmann Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2018. Pp. 243. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Wayang and its doubles: Javanese puppet theatre, television and the Internet By Jan Mrázek Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. 349. Illustrations, Endnotes, Bibliography, Index.0
Cambodia. The social order of postconflict transformation in Cambodia: Insurgent pathways to peace By Daniel Bultmann Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2018. Pp. 182. Figure, Table, Notes, Bibliography and Index0
The Philippines. Filipino time: Affective worlds and contracted labour By Allan Punzalan Isaac New York: New York University Press, 2022. Pp. 159. Endnotes, Works Cited, Index.0
Indonesia. The materiality and efficacy of Balinese letters: Situating scriptural practices Edited by Richard Fox and Annette Hornbacher Leiden: Brill, 2016. Pp. xii + 241. Plates, Tables, Notes, Bibl0
Southeast Asia. The camphor tree and the elephant: Religion and ecological change in Maritime Southeast Asia By Faziah Zakaria, foreword by K. Sivaramakrishnan Seattle: University of Washington Press,0
TImor-Leste. Rising from the ashes: UN peacebuilding in Timor Leste By Vijayalakshmi Menon Singapore: World Scientific, 2020. Pp. 198. Maps, Plates.0
Asia. The quotidian revolution: Vernacularization, religion, and the premodern public sphere in India By Christian Lee Novetzke New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. Pp. xxiv + 402. Maps, Plates,0
The Philippines. Remote sensing the margins of the gold trade: Ethnohistorical archaeology and GIS analysis of five gold trade networks in Luzon, Philippines, in the last millennium BP By Michael Arma0
Asia. China and Southeast Asia in the Xi Jinping era Edited by Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim and Frank Cibulka Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2019. Pp. 242. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Making a spectacle of the colony: Producing and consuming Pasar Gambir in the Dutch East Indies0
Profitable partnerships: The Chinese business elite and Dutch lawyers in the making of Semarang0
Creating modern women: The kitchen in postcolonial Singapore, 1960–900
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Vietnam. The Republic of Vietnam, 1955–1975: Vietnamese perspectives on nation building Edited by Tuong Vu and Sean Fear Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 207. Notes, Bibliography and In0
A political archaeology of Theravada Buddhism: Unearthing the emotions of changing funerary practices in northern Thailand0
Southeast Asia. Cross-cultural exchange and the colonial imaginary: Global encounters via Southeast Asia Edited by H. Hazel Hahn Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. 328. Bibliography, Index, Figures.0
Asia. Spirits and ships: Cultural transfers in early Monsoon Asia Edited by Andrea Acri, Roger Blench and Alexandra Landmann Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2017. Pp. ix + 577. Maps, Plates, Bibliographi0
SEA volume 52 issue 2 Cover and Front matter0
Temoq, Semelai, Semaq Beri and Jakun: Using Orang Asli ethnonyms to reconstruct Orang Asli ethnohistory0
The Philippines. Asian place, Filipino nation: A global intellectual history of the Philippine Revolution, 1887–1912 By Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz New York: Columbia University Press, 2020. Pp. xi + 2560
Indonesia. Constraining elites in Russia and Indonesia: Political participation and regime survival By Danielle N. Lussier Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. Pp. 313. Notes, Bibliography, In0
Vietnam. Champa: Territories and networks of a Southeast Asian kingdom Edited by Arlo Griffiths, Andrew Hardy and Geoff Wade Paris: École française d'Extrême-Orient, 2019. Pp. 445. Maps, Plates, Notes0
Colonial heritage as bricolage: Interpreting the colonial built environment in Surabaya, Indonesia0
Timor-Leste. Conflict, identity, and state formation in East Timor 2000–2017 By James Scambary Leiden: Brill, 2019. Pp. 252. Illustrations, References, Index.0
Asia. Japanese war criminals: The politics of justice after the Second World War By Sandra Wilson, Robert Cribb, Beatrice Trefalt and Dean Aszkielowicz New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. Pp. 40
SEA volume 51 issue 4 Cover and Back matter0
Index to Volume 530
Indonesia. Indonesian cinema after the New Order: Going mainstream By Thomas Barker Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019. Pp. 234. Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia - Media and transformation in Germany and Indonesia: Asymmetrical comparisons and perspectives Edited by Anne Grüne, Kai Hafez, Subekti Priyadharma and Sabrina Schmidt Berlin: Frank & Ti0
Asia. Rocks, radio and radar: The extraordinary scientific, social and military life of Elizabeth Alexander By Mary Harris London: World Scientific, 2019. Pp 587. Maps, Charts, Notes, Bibliography.0
Denouncing the ‘Việt Cộng’: Tales of revolution and betrayal in the Republic of Vietnam0
Balinese concepts of letters in a Burmese context0
Southeast Asia. Human rights and participatory politics in Southeast Asia By Catherine Renshaw Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. Pp. 172. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Indonesia's Overseas Labour Migration Programme, 1969–2010 By Wayne Palmer Leiden: Brill, 2016. Pp. xiv + 202. Illustrations, Glossary, Appendix, Index.0
Southeast Asia. Business, government and labor: Essays on economic development in Singapore and Southeast Asia By Linda Y.C. Lim Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. Pp. xx + 401.0
Cambodia. Life in a Cambodian orphanage: A childhood journey for new opportunities By Kathie Carpenter New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2021. Pp. 207. Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Utsana Phloengtham's The Story of Jan Dara as a Buddhist modernist novel0
Southeast Asia. Migration in the time of revolution: China, Indonesia, and the Cold War By Taomo Zhou Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 301. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
The formation of a Kinh traditional village in Huế in early modern Vietnam0
More than diacritics: Writing, power, and the porosity of script and language in Java0
Co-opting the stars: Divination and the politics of resistance in Buddhist Thailand0
Myanmar. Everyday economic survival in Myanmar By Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2019. Pp. 276. Tables, Maps, Photographs, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Thailand. More than rural: Textures of Thailand's agrarian transformation By Jonathan Rigg Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2019. Pp. 300. Figures, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Thailand. Fighting for virtue: Justice and politics in Thailand By Duncan McCargo Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2020. Pp. 282. Illustrations.0
Southeast Asia. Citizenship and democratization in Southeast Asia Edited by Ward Berenschot, H.G.C. Schulte Nordholt and Laurens Bakker Leiden: Brill, 2017. Pp. 320. Figures, Tables, Index.0
Rethinking the causes of Islamisation: Ontological (in)security, postcoloniality, and Islam in Malaysia0
Singapore. Seven hundred years: A history of Singapore By Kwa Chong Guan, Derek Heng, Peter Borschberg and Tan Tai Yong Singapore: National Library Board; Marshall Cavendish International (Asia), 20190
Editorial Foreword0
Nostalgia and nationalism: Facebook ‘archives’ and the constitution of Thai photographic histories0
Racialisation in Malaysia: Multiracialism, multiculturalism, and the cultural politics of the possible0
Editor's Note0
Rendering visible monks in the shadow of power: A review essay on The Irish Buddhist and Monks in Motion0
Editorial Foreword0
Laos. Engaging Asia: Essays on Laos and beyond in honour of Martin Stuart-Fox Edited by Delsey Goldston Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2019. Pp. xxiv + 478. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Indonesia. Buried histories: The anticommunist massacres of 1965–66 in Indonesia By John Roosa Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. Pp. 266. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
The eradication of Cham Muslim women's ethnic identity in Cambodia, 1975–790
The Philippines. A nation on the line: Call centers as postcolonial predicaments in the Philippines By Jan M. Padios Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. Pp. 232. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
SEA volume 53 issue 1-2 Cover and Front matter0
Indonesia. Preparing Indonesian youth: A review of educational research Edited by Anne Suryani, Isabella Tirtowalujo and Hasriadi Masalam Leiden: Brill, 2020. Pp. xiv + 243. Figures, Tables, Index.0
The Philippines. The patchwork city: Class, space, and politics in Metro Manila By Marco Z. Garrido Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. Pp. x + 274. Glossary, Appendix, Index.0
Cambodia. Early Theravādin Cambodia: Perspectives from art and archaeology Edited by Ashley Thompson Singapore: National University of Singapore Press (with the Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme,0
The origins of scientific Buddhism in nineteenth-century Thai intellectual thought0
The Philippines. Drugs and Philippine society Edited by Gideon Lasco Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2021. Pp. 407. Maps, Plates, Bibliography, Index.0
Singapore. The men who lost Singapore, 19381942 By Ronald McCrum Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017. Pp. 240. Maps, Images, Bibliography, Index.0
Cambodia. Disturbed forests, fragmented memories: Jarai and other lives in the Cambodian highlands By Jonathan Padwe Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020. Pp 280. Maps, Plates.0
Indonesia. When violence works: Postconflict violence and peace in Indonesia By Patrick Barron Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2019. Pp. 280. Figures, Tables, Glossary, Appendix, Notes, Referenc0
The Philippines - Migrant returns: Manila, development, and transnational connectivity By Eric J. Pido Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Pp. 211. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Nusakambangan in context: Life and labour conditions in a late colonial penal plantation in the Netherlands Indies, 1905–420
Southeast Asia. Tourism and monarchy in Southeast Asia Edited by Ploysri Porananond and Victor T. King Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. Pp. 260. Plates, Bibliography, Index.0
Myanmar. Myanmar's Buddhist–Muslim crisis: Rohingya, Arakanese, and Burmese narratives of siege and fear By John Clifford Holt Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2019. Pp. 301. Maps, Plates, Notes0
Index to Volume 510
The Philippines. The Filipino migration experience: Global agents of change By Mina Roces Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2022. Pp. 254. Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Editorial Foreword0
Singapore. Eating chilli crab in the Anthropocene: Environmental perspectives on life in Singapore Edited by Matthew Schneider-Mayerson Singapore: Ethos Books, 2020. Pp. 275. Notes, Plates.0
SEA volume 51 issue 4 Cover and Front matter0
‘Rice ambiguity’ and the taste of modernity on Siberut Island, Indonesia0
Southeast Asia. Piety, politics and everyday ethics in Southeast Asian Islam: Beautiful behavior Edited by Robert Rozehnal London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. Pp. 237. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography0
The Philippines. Passionate revolutions: The media and the rise and fall of the Marcos regime By Talitha Espiritu Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. Pp. 218. Abbreviations, Notes, Glossary, Bibliogr0
Editorial Foreword0
Art, land reclamation and green governmentality in Indonesia: Teja Astawa's Dewa Murka and Tita Salina's 1001st Island — The Most Sustainable Island in Archipelago0
Indonesia. Becoming better Muslims: Religious authority and ethical improvement in Aceh, Indonesia By David Kloos Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. 212. Maps, Illustrations, Index, 0
The Yunnan–Burma railway, 1860s–1940s: Imagining, planning and rejecting a railway that was never built0
France, the IUCN and wildlife conservation in Cambodia: From colonial to global conservationism0
Indonesia. Savu: History and oral tradition on an island of Indonesia By Geneviève Duggan and Hans Hägerdal Singapore: NUS Press. 2018. Pp. xxvi + 586. Figures, Maps, Photographs, Plates, Appendixes, 0
Editorial Foreword0
The Philippines. Writing history in America's shadow: Japan, the Philippines, and the question of Pan-Asianism By Takamichi Serizawa Singapore: NUS Press, 2020. Pp. 174. Bibliography, Index.0
Thailand. The spirit ambulance: Choreographing the end-of-life in Thailand By Scott Stonington Oakland: University of California Press, 2020. Pp. 150, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
Asia. Ruling before the law: The politics of legal regimes in China and Indonesia By William Hurst Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. Pp. 320. Bibliography, Index.0
Malaysia. Traditionalism and the ascendancy of the Malay ruling class in colonial Malaya By Donna Amoroso Singapore: NUS Press; Petaling Jaya: SIRD, 2014. Pp. 276. Bibliography, Index.0
Southeast Asia. The Southeast Asia connection: Trade and polities in the Eurasian world economy 500 BC–AD 500 By Sing C. Chew Oxford: Berghahn, 2018. Pp. 178. Maps, Plates, Notes, Bibliography, Index.0
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Vietnam. Silence and sacrifice: Family stories of care and the limits of love in Vietnam By Merav Shohet Oakland: University of California Press, 2021. Pp. 267. Maps, Tables, Figures, Photographs, Not0
The cultural meaning of ‘female genital mutilation’ in rural Malaysia: The female body and sexuality through the medical gaze0
Greed, guns and gore: Historicising early British colonial Singapore through recent developments in the historiography of Munsyi Abdullah0
Cambodia's orphan dance shows: From cultural salvation to child exploitation?0
Ambivalent fatherland: The Chinese National Salvation Movement in Malaya and Java, 1937–410
SEA volume 53 issue 3 Cover and Front matter0
Subaltern soldiers: Overshadowed Bunong highlanders in the Khmer Republic's army, 1970–750
Volume 52 Books Received0
Asia. John Song: Modern Chinese Christianity and the making of a new man By Daryl R. Ireland Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2020. Pp. xix + 248. Bibliography, Index.0
Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia on screen: From Independence to Financial Crisis: 1945–1998 Edited by Gaik Cheng Khoo, Thomas Barker and Mary Ainslie Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020. Pp. 300
Maritime trading networks and late imperial China's imperfect rediscovery of Southeast Asian geography, 1500–17400
Malaysia. One crowded moment of glory: The Kinabalu Guerrillas and the 1943 Jesselton Uprising By Danny Wong Tze Ken Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 2019. Pp. 254. Figures, Tables, Plates, A0
Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia's modern architecture: Questions of translation, epistemology, and power Edited by Jiat Hwee Chang and Imran bin Tajudeen Singapore: NUS Press, 2019. Pp. xiii + 321. Ill0
Retrofitting the Mekong: Community-based environmental responses to Chinese transnational infrastructure in a Thai border town0
A forgotten philology0
Contractual and stewardship timescapes: The cultural logics of US–Philippines environmental conflict and negotiations0
Timor-Leste. The promise of prosperity: Visions of the future in Timor-Leste Edited by Judith M. Bovensiepen Acton, ACT: ANU Press, 2018. Pp. xiii + 253. Maps, Plates, Tables, References.0
Asia. Strangers next door? Indonesia and Australia in the Asian Century Edited by Tim Lindsey and Dave McRae Oxford: Hart, 2018. Pp. 548. Terminology, Glossary, Index.0
The Lumberman and the lumber industry in the 1950s Philippines0
Indonesia. After the tsunami: Disaster narratives and the remaking of everyday life in Aceh By Annemarie Samuels Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2020. Pp. 214. Illustrations, Map.0