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Author: Damrong Tayanin Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: SEAPS 14

Combining autobiography and ethnography, Damrong Tayanin examines the life ways, customs, practices, and beliefs of the Kammu people by describing his own early life experiences. 1994. 138 pp. Illustrations, maps.

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Author: Franklin E. Huffman & Tran Trong Hai Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: LANG-VET-01

1980. 3rd printing 1994. 401 pages.

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Sjahrir: Politics and Exile in Indonesia
Author: Rudolf Mràzek Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: SOSEA 14

A comprehensive biography of the Indonesian nationalist leader and Prime Minister of the Indonesian Republic, Sutan Sjahrir. This work is both a study of an individual and the social conditions that shaped him. The author has conducted extensive research and interviews with those who knew Sjahrir...

Author: Robert B. Jones, Ruchira C. Mendiones & Craig J. Reynolds Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: LANG-THAI-CULTR

Includes a Thai-English glossary of over 3,500 words.Revised edition 1976. 2nd printing 1994. 517 pages. (Oversized)

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Author: Craig J. Reynolds Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: SOSEA 03

Using as a basis Jit Poumisak's The Real Face of Thai Feudalism Today (1957), Reynolds both writes Thai history and critiques the historiography relevant to that history. He is markedly concerned with epistemology and historiography (who writes history and what form it should take, questions of r...

Author: David K., Wyatt, trans. and ed. Publication Year: 1994 Publication Number: SOSEA 16

A new translation of the 1894 chronicle of this important kingdom, which sat astride the major trade routes linking northern Laos to the central Siam plains. Now a town in modern Thailand, Nan was once a powerful ancient principality that began to lose power and control in the late nineteenth cen...

Fair Land Sarawak: Some Recollections of an Expatriate Officer
Author: Alistair Morrison Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SOSEA 13

A personalized account by an expatriate of British colonial disengagement from Sarawak. Alternately light-hearted and serious, it is both personal narrative and history. Morrison explains the daily bureaucracy of colonial life from an inside perspective (he often criticizes the British bureaucrac...

Author: Jennifer Cushman Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SOSEA 12

This pioneering work allows glimpses into a little-studied topic. Extremely well researched and well documented, this study explores Chinese junk trade with Siam over two centuries. Trade between the two nations was carried out with great success since the Chinese viewed (and justified) it as an ...

Javanese Literature
Author: Nancy K. Florida Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SURAKARTA 1

The first volume of the annotated bibliography of Javanese manuscripts housed in the Reksa Pustaka library in Surakarta, the first institutionalized library in the Indies founded and administered by native Javanese.

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Southeast Asian Capitalists
Author: Ruth McVey, ed. Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SOSEA 09

Capitalism seems to have exploded onto the Southeast Asian scene (generating intense excitement on Wall Street and elsewhere), yet traditional Western views of Southeast Asia as a society fueled by agrarian interests has not significantly changed. The essays contained in this collection explore t...

Author: Jayne Werner & David Hunt, eds. Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SEAPS 13

As suggested by the title, this collection of essays focuses upon American involvement in the Vietnamese War. These essays were originally written for a symposium in 1988 in which (for the first time since 1975) scholars from both the U.S. and Vietnam met to discuss and debate the war and its imp...

The Japanese in Colonial Southeast Asia
Author: Saya S. Shiraishi & Takashi Shiraishi , eds. Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: TRANS 03

This collection of essays by Japanese scholars deals with the role played by Japan and the Japanese in British, American, French, and Dutch colonial Southeast Asia. Most authors deal with the economic impact of Japan on these nations both before and after WWII, while Saya Shiraishi and Takashi Sh...

Author: Josef Silverstein, ed. Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SEAPS 11

This work is a compilation of the selected speeches, letters, statements, and positions of the much-revered father of Burmese independence, Aung San. A brief but informative and well-written introduction by the editor offers an overview of this remarkable man's life, thought, and achievements. Th...

Author: Aye Kyaw Publication Year: 1993 Publication Number: SEAPS 12

This work explores the history of the university in Burma, both as an institution of knowledge and power founded by the colonizing British, and as a medium of change later used by Burmese students in their struggles for independence. As Aye Kyaw faithfully recounts in vivid detail, student protes...

Author: John U. Wolff, Dede Oetomo & Daniel Fietkiewicz Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: X-BITSI-01

Includes an extensive Indonesian-English glossary (over 2,600 words) and a complete answer key. Additionally, every exercise in the series is included on the audio tapes, available separately. 3rd revised edition 1992. 115 pages. This SEAP Language text has accompanying audio tapes, available sep...

Author: John U. Wolff Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: LANG-INDO-01

Includes an Indonesian-English Glossary (over 1000 words) and translations of the conversations to English. 1978. 4th printing 1992. 480 pages. (Oversized)

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AUA Language Center Thai Course Book 2
Author: J. Marvin Brown Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: LANG-THAI-AUA-02

Volumes 1-3 include extensive grammar, dialogue, and conversations, as well as tone distinction, manipulation, and identification. This SEAP Language text has accompanying audio tapes, available separately from: The Language Resource Center, Tape Sales, Room G11, Noyes Lodge, Cornell University, ...

Author: Cheah Boon Kheng Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: SEAPS 08

A compilation of selected documents-the obtaining of which (detailed in the introduction) make for a fascinating tale within itself. But the documents themselves are equally fascinating, for they provide rare glimpses into the formation (in the 1920s and 1930s), development, thought, and policies...

Indochina in the 1940s and 1950s
Author: Saya S. Shiraishi & Motoo Furuta, eds. Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: TRANS 02

This collection of essays by Japanese scholars concentrates on the field of Southeast Asian studies. An extremely important body of work, it presents something other than the traditional Western or native perspective on the history, politics, and culture of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in the 1940...

Money, Markets, and Trade in Early Southeast Asia
Author: Robert S. Wicks Publication Year: 1992 Publication Number: SOSEA 11

Money places an explicit value on all things and this work by Robert S. Wicks explores the impact of monetization in premodern Southeast Asia from the third century BC to the rise of Maleka in the early fifteenth century. Ideas about money developed unevenly throughout the region and the author, ...

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