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  1. Imperial Bandits
    The Black Flags raided their way from southern China into northern Vietnam, competing during the second half of the nineteenth century against other armed migrants and uplands communities for the control of commerce, specifically... Learn More
    Published: 12th May 2017
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. The New Way
    In the mid-1980s, a radio program with a compelling spiritual message was accidentally received by listeners in Vietnam’s remote northern highlands. The Protestant evangelical communication had been created in the Hmong language... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2016
    Hardback | £40.00
  3. Mapping Chinese Rangoon
    Mapping Chinese Rangoon is both an intimate exploration of the Sino-Burmese, people of Chinese descent who identify with and choose to remain in Burma/Myanmar, and an illumination of twenty-first-century Burma during its emergence... Learn More
    Published: 18th May 2016
    Hardback | £44.00
  4. No Concessions
    The compelling personal story of human rights lawyer Yap Thiam Hien (1913-1989) brings decades of modern Indonesian history to life. No Concessions is a penetrating analysis of the trajectory of the Chinese minority in Indonesia... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City
    The expanding use of money in contemporary Vietnam has been propelled by the rise of new markets, digital telecommunications, and an ideological emphasis on money's autonomy from the state. People in Vietnam use the metaphor of... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2013
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. The Buddha on Mecca’s Verandah
    The Buddha on Mecca's Verandah examines the many ways in which people living along an international border negotiate their ethnic, cultural, and political identities. This ethnography of a small community of Thai Buddhists in... Learn More
    Published: 6th September 2012
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  7. Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words
    Winner of the Henry J. Benda Prize sponsored by the Association for Asian StudiesGathering Leaves and Lifting Words examines modern and premodern Buddhist monastic education traditions in Laos and Thailand. Through five centuries... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2008
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. The Ironies of Freedom
    In the late 1980s, Vietnam joined the global economy after decades of war and relative isolation, demonstrating how a former socialist government can adapt to global market forces with their neoliberal emphasis on freedom of choice... Learn More
    Published: 12th November 2008
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  9. Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects
    The essays in Knowing Southeast Asian Subjects ask how the rising preponderance of scholarship from Southeast Asia is de-centering Southeast Asian area studies in the United States. The contributions address recent transformations... Learn More
    Published: 8th May 2007
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Seditious Histories
    This collection of eleven essays by senior Asianist Craig Reynolds features debates about meaning in Southeast Asian and Thai history. He explores themes that have hitherto been treated superficially in Thai historical writing,... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2006
    Paperback | £29.99
  11. Beginning to Remember
    Beginning to Remember charts Indonesia's turbulent decades of cultural repression and renewal amid the rise and fall of Suharto's New Order regime. These cross-disciplinary pieces illuminate Indonesia’s current efforts to reexamine... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2015
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  12. Imagined Ancestries of Vietnamese Communism
    Imagined Ancestries of Vietnamese Communisim illuminates the real and imagined lives of Ton Duc Thang (1888–1980), a celebrated revolutionary activist and Vietnamese communist icon, but it is much more than a conventional biography.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2004
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £22.99