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Author: Jane Drakard Publication Year: 1990 Publication Number: SOSEA-07

The way in which Malaysians construe ideas about authority and government is the subject of this book. The author focuses upon an often-ignored section of the Malay archipelago, Barus (a small kingdom on the coast of northwest Sumatra) through an intertextual approach that makes a comparative rea...

Reading Southeast Asia
Author: Takashi Shiraishi, ed. Publication Year: 1990 Publication Number: TRANS-01

A collection of essays by Japanese scholars, this work deals with the literature (in its broadest sense) of and about Southeast Asia and this literature's relationship to culture, history, and politics. The works studied by these authors include those which deal in politics, theory, language, his...

Rise and Fall of the Communist Party of Burma (CBP)
Author: Bertil Lintner Publication Year: 1990 Publication Number: SEAPS-06

A well-documented and extremely engaging account of the Burmese Communist Party that details the development of the Party and the events and forces that led to the 1989 Mutiny and fall of the CPB. The Party originated in 1939 as a small group comprised of radical intellectuals and only ten years ...

Author: Jean Boisselier & Natasha Eilenberg , eds. Publication Year: 1989 Publication Number: SOSEA-06

A translation of Professor Boisselier's original exposition. This monograph discusses twenty-four sculptures representative of Khmer art. These beautiful and magnificent monuments-all of which come from the court or monastery and all of which are invested with symbolism-are part of a culture of l...

Author: Franklin E. Huffman & Im Proum Publication Year: 1988 Publication Number: LANG-CAMB-04

Cambodian-English Glossary contains over 8,800 words. Originally published by Yale University Press, 1977. Reissued with permission by Cornell Southeast Asia Program, 1988. 494 pages. (Oversized)

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Author: Franklin E. Huffman, ed., assisted by Im Proum Publication Year: 1988 Publication Number: LANG-CAMB-03

Originally published by Yale University Press, 1972. Reissued by Cornell Southeast Asia Program, 1988. 499 pages. (Oversized) This SEAP Language text has accompanying audio tapes, available separately from: The Language Resource Center, Tape Sales, Room G11, Noyes Lodge, Cornell University, Ithac...

Author: David G. Marr and Christine P. White, eds. Publication Year: 1988 Publication Number: SEAPS-03

This compilation of essays comes from a Joint Committee on Southeast Asia and the Social Science Research Council conference (the theme of which was Tradition and Revolution). The papers selected for this anthology concentrate upon domestic questions, economic policies, and, most importantly, upo...

Author: Khin Yi Publication Year: 1988 Publication Number: SEAPS-02

Ignored or merely alluded to in previous historical studies of Burma, the Doboma Movement, the radical group led by Burmese intellectuals in the struggle for unity and independence, is the focus of this account by Khin Yi. The study focuses on the years 1930 to 1938 and recounts the Thakin moveme...

The Symbolism of the Stupa
Author: Adrian Snodgrass Publication Year: 1988 Publication Number: SOSEA-01

An exhaustive, rigorous, and massive study examining the architecture of the stupa-a Buddhist symbolic form that is found throughout South, Southeast, and East Asia. The author, who trained as an architect, examines both the physical and metaphysical levels of these buildings. He notes that Buddh...

Author: Franklin E. Huffman Publication Year: 1987 Publication Number: LANG-CAMB-01

Originally published by Yale University Press, 1970. Reissued by Cornell Southeast Asia Program, 3rd printing 1987, 1992. 365 pages.

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Author: John U. Wolff Publication Year: 1986 Publication Number: LANG-INDO-03

Includes an Indonesian-English Glossary (nearly 2000 words). 2nd revised edition 1986. 446 pages

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In the Mirror: Literature and Politics in Siam in the American Era
Author: Benedict R. O'G. Anderson, ed. Publication Year: 1985 Publication Number: MIRROR

A representative sampling of the short fiction produced by a single generation of Thai writers during the American era in Thailand, those two decades spanning from the mid-1950s into the mid-1970s, when US involvement in the economy and politics of the nation ignited rapid social change and awake...

Mai V. Elliott, trans.
Author: Mai V. Elliott, trans. Publication Year: 1976 Publication Number: DATA-102

The eminently fascinating woman whose strength, courage, and intelligence made an impact on Vietnamese history has written a memoir that deserves to be read. Born into a peasant family in South Vietnam, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Dinh initially joined the Vietminh resistance against French occupation. In 19...

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