Daily Archives: December 24, 2020

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Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Fighting for Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand Duncan McCargo Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2020. Since King Bhumibol’s galvanizing speech in April 2006, urging judges to “serve and save the nation,” the judiciary has played a key role in Thailand’s political chaos, drawing […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Jafar Suryomenggolo

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Cina Timor: Baba, Hakka, and Cantonese in the Making of Timor-Leste Douglas Kammen and Jonathan Chen New Haven: Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, 2019. “God made Timor for sandalwood and Banda for mace and the Moluccas for cloves,” wrote Tomé Pires in his Suma Oriental […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Oliver Tappe

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Contested Territory: Ðien Biên Phu and the Making of Northwest Vietnam Christian C. Lentz New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2019. Ðien Biên Phu, the site of the decisive battle against French colonial rule, is a key element of Vietnamese national memory. In his […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Matteo Miele

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 In the Name of the Nation: India and Its Northeast Sanjib Baruah Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2020. The Indian Northeast is one of the most complex regions of the subcontinent culturally and geopolitically. Not only foreigners but also Indians from the rest of the country […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Patrick Jory

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 The Crown and the Capitalists: The Ethnic Chinese and the Founding of the Thai Nation Wasana Wongsurawat Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2019. Histories of modern Thailand have long reserved a prominent place for the role of the country’s ethnic Chinese. Wasana Wongsurawat’s new book, […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, Thun Theara

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Traces of Trauma: Cambodian Visual Culture and National Identity in the Aftermath of Genocide Boreth Ly Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2020. Scholarship on post-Khmer Rouge Cambodia (1979–present) has paid significant attention to collective memory, trauma, and reconciliation among the Cambodian public following the atrocities […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, BOOK REVIEWS, R. Michael Feener

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 BOOK REVIEWS Malay Seals from the Islamic World of Southeast Asia: Content, Form, Context, Catalogue Annabel Teh Gallop Singapore: NUS Press, in association with the British Library, 2019. This beautifully produced book, published by NUS Press in cooperation with the British Library, presents a color-illustrated […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, Albert Hasudungan and Jeffrey Neilson

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 The Institutional Environment of the Palm Oil Value Chain and Its Impact on Community Development in Kapuas Hulu, Indonesia Albert Hasudungan* and Jeffrey Neilson** *School of Business and Economics, Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, BSD City Kavling Edutown I.1 Jl. BSD Raya Utama, BSD City Kabupaten Tangerang […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, Nuurrianti Jalli and Yearry Panji Setianto

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Revisiting Transnational Media Flow in Nusantara: Cross-border Content Broadcasting in Indonesia and Malaysia Nuurrianti Jalli* and Yearry Panji Setianto** *Department of Languages, Literature, and Communication Studies, Northern State University, 1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 57401, The United States of America Corresponding author’s e-mail: […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, Fujita Wataru

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 The Rubber Boom Assemblage and Internalized Friction: Attitudes of the Government, NGOs, and Farmers in Northeast Thailand Fujita Wataru* *藤田 渡, College of Sustainable System Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1 Gakuencho Naka-ku Sakai, Osaka 599-8531, Japan e-mail: watarufujita[at]gmail.com DOI: 10.20495/seas.9.3_381 Northeast Thailand experienced a rubber boom […]

Vol. 9, No. 3, Agung Wicaksono

Contents>> Vol. 9, No. 3 Post-1998 Changes in Rural Java: The Rapid Expansion of the Middle Class* Agung Wicaksono** *This paper is part of the author’s dissertation, “The Rapid Expansion of Middle Class in Rural Java: A Study of Socio-historical Processes of the Middle Class Formation and Its Impacts on […]