Category Archives: Southeast Asia

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Islamic Charities in Indonesia

A review of Islamic Charities and Social Activism: Welfare, Dakwah and Politics in Indonesia, by Hilman Latief. Hilman Latief’s dissertation offers a deep insight into…

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Rock Music in Post-Liberalization Bangalore

A review of Rock Bands/Rock Brands: Mediation and Musical Performance in Post-liberalization Bangalore, by Chloe Louise Coventry. In Rock Bands/Rock Brands, Coventry addresses the manifold…

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Jute in the Bengal Delta 1850s-1950s

A Review of The Envelope of Global Trade: The Political Economy and Intellectual History of Jute in the Bengal Delta, 1850s to 1950s, by Tariq…

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Bodhisattvas in Kuala Lumpur

A review of Becoming Bodhisattvas: Practices and the Popular Discourse of Kuan-Yin in Kuala Lumpur, by Arthur Chia. It has often been noted that the…

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Ceramics & Craft in Prehistoric Philippines

A review of Ceramic Production and Craft Specialization in the Prehistoric Philippines, A.D. 500 to 1600, by Lisa C. Niziolek. Lisa C. Niziolek’s dissertation continues…

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Bophana Audio Visual Archives, Phnom Penh

A review of materials on the Cham minority of Cambodia at the Bophana Audio Visual Archives (Phnom Penh, Cambodia). Across the world, economics and war…

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Avian Flu in Vietnam

A review of Threatening Lives: Controlling Avian Flu in Vietnam’s Poultry Economy, by Natalie Porter. Since its appearance in 1997, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)…