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  • Esoteric Buddhism in mediaeval maritime Asia: Networks of masters, texts, icons Edited by Acri, Andrea Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4695-08-4

  • Muslim cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in comparative perspective By Aljunied, Khairudin Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-4744-0888-2

  • Caring for strangers: Filipino medical workers in Asia By Amrith, Megha Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-87-7694-193-2

  • The foundations of the modern Philippine state: Imperial rule and the American constitutional tradition, 1898–1935 By Anastacio, Leia Castaneda New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-107-02467-0

  • The fate of rural hell: Asceticism and desire in Buddhist Thailand By Anderson, Benedict Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-0857424020

  • A history of Malaysia (third edition) By Andaya, Barbara Watson and Andaya, Leonard United Kingdom: Palgrave, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-230-29354-0

  • Electoral dynamics in Indonesia: Money politics, patronage and clientelism at the grassroots Edited by Aspinall, Edward and Sukmajati, Mada Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4722-04-9

  • Tropical renditions: Making musical scenes in Filipino America By Balance, Christine Bacareza Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6001-8

  • Thaipusam in Malaysia: A Hindu festival in the Tamil diaspora By Belle, Carl Vadivella Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4695-75-6

  • Citizenship and democratization in Southeast Asia Edited by Berenschot, Ward, Nordholt, Henk Schulte and Bakker, Laurens Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017 ISBN: 978-9-004-32777-1

  • Writing the South Seas: Imagining the Nanyang in Chinese and Southeast Asian postcolonial literature By Bernards, Brian Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-295-99501-4

  • Conceiving the goddess: Transformation and appropriation in Indic religions Edited by Bhalchandra, Jayant and Mabbett, Ian Clayton: Monash University Publishing, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-925377-30-9

  • Educating monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest border By Borchert, Thomas A. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-8248-6648-8

  • The land of gold: Post-conflict recovery and cultural revival in independent Timor-Leste By Bovensiepen, Judith M. New York: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-87727-767-5

  • Of beggars and Buddhas: The politics of humor in the Vessantara Jataka in Thailand By Bowie, Katherine A. Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-299-30950-3

  • Personal religion and magic in Mamasa, West Sulawesi: The search for powers of blessing from the other world of the gods By Buijs, Kees Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017 ISBN: 978-9-004-32656-9

  • In pursuits of progress: Narratives of development on a Philippine island By Bulloch, Hannah C. M. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5886-5

  • Sovereignty and the sea: How Indonesia became an archipelagic state By Butcher, John G. and Elson, R.E. Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-21-6

  • Singapore: Smart city, smart state By Calder, Kent E. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8157-2947-1

  • Human insecurities in Southeast Asia Edited by Carnegie, Paul J., King, Victor T. and Ibrahim, Zawai Singapore: Springer, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-10-2244-9

  • Living Buddhism: Mind, self, and emotion in a Thai community By Cassaniti, Julia Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-8014-5671-8

  • The people between the rivers: The rise and fall of a bronze drum culture By Churchman, Catherine Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4422-5860-0

  • Liberalism and the postcolony: Thinking the state in 20th-century Philippines By Claudio, Lisandro E. Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-52-0

  • A delicate relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945 By Clymer, Kenton Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-8014-5448-6

  • Inventing the performing arts: Modernity and tradition in colonial Indonesia By Isaac Cohen, Matthew Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5556-7

  • Charismatic monks of Lanna Buddhism Edited by Cohen, Paul T. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-87-7694-195-6

  • The Qur’ān in the Malay-Indonesian world: Context and interpretation Edited by Daneshgar, Majid, Riddell, Peter G. and Rippin, Andrew London and New York: Routledge, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-138-18257-8

  • Imperial bandits: Outlaws and rebels in the China-Vietnam borderlands By Davis, Bradley Camp Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-295-74205-2

  • Metamorphosis: Studies in social and political change in Myanmar By Egreteau, Renaud and Robinn, François Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-9971-69-866-9

  • The uprooted: Race, children, and imperialism in French Indochina, 1890–1980 By Firpo, Christina Elizabeth Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-4757-9

  • The materiality and efficacy of Balinese letters: Situating scriptural practices Edited by Fox, Richard and Hornbacher, Annette Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016 ISBN: 978-90-04-32681-1

  • Asianisms: Regionalist interactions and Asian integration Edited by Frey, Marc and Spakowski, Nicola Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-9971-69-859-1

  • Ghostly desires: Queer sexuality and vernacular Buddhism in contemporary Thai cinema By Fuhrmann, Arnika Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6155-8

  • Storytelling in Bali By Geertz, Hildred Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2017 ISBN: 978-9-004-31159-6

  • The penguin history of modern Vietnam By Goscha, Christopher United Kingdom: Allen Lane, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-846-14310-6

  • Vietnam: A new history By Goscha, Christopher New York: Basic Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-465-09436-3

  • Siege of the spirits: Community and polity in Bangkok By Herzfeld, Michael Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-226-33161-4

  • Chinese ways of being Muslim: Negotiating ethnicity and religiosity in Indonesia By Weng, Hew Wai Copenhagen: NIAS Press ISBN: 978-87-7694-210-6

  • Man or monster: The trial of a Khmer Rouge torturer By Hinton, Alexander Laban Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6273-9

  • Routledge handbook of the environment in Southeast Asia Edited by Hirsch, Philip London and New York: Routledge, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-415-62621-0

  • The divine eye and the diaspora: Vietnamese syncretism becomes transpacific Caodaism By Hoskins, Janet Alison Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5140-8

  • The site of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus in Singapore: Entwined histories of a colonial convent and a nation, 1854–2015 By Hudd, Sandra Lanham: Lexington Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4985-2411-7

  • Pan-Asian sports and the emergence of modern Asia, 1913–1974 By Huebner, Stefan Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4722-03-2

  • Hunter-gatherers and their neighbors in Asia, Africa, and South America Edited by Ikeya, Kazunobu and Hitchcock, Robert K. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology (Japan), 2016 ISBN: 978-4-906962-48-8

  • Heritage and identity in contemporary Thailand: Memory, place and power By King, Ross Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-27-8

  • Nalanda, Srivijaya and beyond: Re-exploring Buddhist art in Asia Edited by Krishnan, Gauri Parimoo Singapore: Asian Civilizations Museum, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-09-9912-4

  • Moral politics in the Philippines: Inequality, democracy and the urban poor By Kusaka, Wataru Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-38-4

  • Visual cultures of the ethnic Chinese in Indonesia By Kusno, Abidin London and New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78348-756-1

  • Push back: Sri Lanka's dance with global governance By Large, Judith London: Zed Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78360-654-2

  • Living next to the giant: The political economy of Vietnam's relations with China under Doi Moi By Hiep, Le Hong Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4459-63-1

  • Activist archives: Youth culture and the political past in Indonesia By Lee, Doreen Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6171-8

  • Punks, monks and politics: Authenticity in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia By Lee, Julian CH and Ferrarese, Marco London and New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78660-020-2

  • Taming Babel: Language in the making of Malaysia By Leow, Rachel Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-107-14853-6

  • The rise of the Octobrists in contemporary Thailand: Power and conflict among former left-wing student activists in Thai politics By Lertchoosakul, Kanokrat New Haven: Yale University Council on Southeast Asia Studies, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-9850429-4-3

  • Cities in motion: Urban life and cosmopolitanism in Southeast Asia, 1920–1940 By Lewis, Su Lin United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-107-10833-2

  • Land's end: Capitalist relations on an indigenous frontier By Li, Tania Murray Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2014 ISBN: 978-0-8223-5705-6

  • Siam's new detectives: Visualizing crime and conspiracy in modern Thailand By Lim, Samson Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5525-3

  • North Borneo sourcebook: Vocabularies and functors Edited by Lobel, Jason William Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5779-0

  • The ASEAN miracle: A catalyst for peace By Mahbubani, Kishore and Sng, Jeffrey Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-49-0

  • The men who lost Singapore: 1938–1942 By McCrum, Ronald Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-39-1

  • Forests are gold: Trees, people, and environmental rule in Vietnam By McElwee, Pamela Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-2959-9548-9

  • Opium weights: Old animal-shaped bronze weights from Southeast Asia. Commercial, ethnic, symbolic and historical perspectives By Mikkelsen, Leif Bering Odense, Denmark: Historia, 2017 ISBN: 978-87-93528-62-8

  • Pathways that changed Myanmar By Mullen, Matthew London: Zed Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78360-507-1

  • Democratizing health care: Welfare state building in Korea and Thailand By Nam, Illan Hampshire: Palgrave McMillan, 2015 ISBN: 978-1-137-53711-9

  • Boundaries and beyond: China's maritime Southeast in late imperial times By Chin-Keong, Ng Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-01-8

  • The new way: Protestantism and the Hmong in Vietnam By Ngo, Tam T. T. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-0959-9827-5

  • South Vietnamese soldiers: Memories of the Vietnam War and after By Nguyen, Nathalie Huynh Chau Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4408-3241-3

  • Childbirth, maternity, and medical pluralism in French colonial Vietnam By Nguyen, Thuy Linh Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-58046-568-7

  • Nothing ever dies: Vietnam and the memory of war By Nguyen, Viet Thanh Massachusetts and London: Harvard University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-674-66034-2

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, vol. X: Volume X: The memoirs of Han China, part III Edited by Nienhauser, William H. Jr.; Translated by Chan, Chiu Ming, Ess, Hans van, Nienhauser, William H. Jr., Noel, Thomas D., Nürnberger, Marc, Pöllath, Jacob, Siegl, Andreas and Wu, Lianlian Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-253-01931-8

  • Cambodia's second kingdom: Nation, imagination, and democracy By Noren-Nilsson, Astrid Ithaca, NY: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-87727-768-2

  • The quotidian revolution: Vernacularization, religion, and the premodern public sphere in India By Novetzke, Christian Lee New York: Columbia University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-231-17580-7

  • Fieldwork in Timor-Leste: Understanding social change through practice By Nygaard-Christensen, Maj and Bexley, Angie Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-87-7694-208-3

  • Chinese encounters in Southeast Asia: How people, money, and ideas from China are changing a region Edited by Nyiri, Pal and Tan, Danielle Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-295-99930-2

  • Myanmar's mountain and maritime borderscapes: Local practices, boundary-making and figured worlds Edited by Oh, Su-Ann Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4695-76-3

  • Fungible life: Experiment in the Asian city of life By Ong, Aihwa Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6264-7

  • Indonesia's overseas labour migration programme, 1969–2010 By Palmer, Wayne Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016 ISBN: 978-9-004-32544-9

  • Life in the Himalaya: An ecosystem at risk By Pandit, Maharaj K. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-89680-312-1

  • Places for happiness: Community, self, and performance in the Philippines By Peterson, William Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5163-7

  • Unequal Thailand: Aspects of income, wealth and power Edited by Phongpaichit, Pasuk and Baker, Chris Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4722-00-1

  • Tourism and monarchy in Southeast Asia Edited by Porananond, Ploysri and King, Victor T. United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4438-9949-9

  • Motherless tongues: The insurgency of language amid wars of translation By Rafael, Vicente L. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8223-6074-2

  • The business of culture: Cultural entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900–65 Edited by Rea, Christopher and Volland, Nicolai Vancouver: UBC Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-0-7748-2781-2

  • Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and nation among Sino-Burmese By Roberts, Jayde Lin Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-295-99667-7

  • Youth Identities and Social Transformations in Modern Indonesia Edited by Robinson, Kathryn Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015 ISBN: 978-9-004-29046-4

  • The komedi bioscoop: Early cinema in colonial Indonesia By Ruppin, Dafna United Kingdom: John Libbey, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-86196-723-0

  • Hamka's great story: A master writer's vision of Islam for modern Indonesia By Rush, James R. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-299-30840-7

  • Figures of Buddhist modernity in Asia Edited by Samuels, Jeffrey, McDaniel, Justin Thomas and Rowe, Mark Michael Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5854-4

  • Imperial intoxication: Alcohol and the making of colonial Indochina By Sasges, Gerard Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-824-86688-4

  • Mission as globalization: Methodists in Southeast Asia at the turn of the twentieth century By Scott, David W. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4985-2663-0

  • Coalitions of the well-being: How electoral rules and ethnic politics shape health policy in developing countries By Selwan, Joel Sawat New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-1-107-10304-7

  • The female voice of Myanmar: Khin Myo Chit to Aung San Suu Kyi By Sengupta, Nilanjana Delhi: Canbridge University Press, 2015 ISBN: 978-1-107-11786-0

  • British economic development in Southeast Asia, 1880–1939 (Volumes 1 to 3) Vol 1 — Agriculture (lviii + Pp. 356, editorial notes, list of sources) Vol 2 — Mining, trade and industry (Pp. 486, editorial notes, list of sources) Vol 3 — The building blocks of development: Governance, transport and communications, and human and financial capital (Pp. 468, editorial notes, list of sources, index) Edited by Sunderland, David London: Pickering & Chatto, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-848-93488-7

  • Racial science and human diversity in colonial Indonesia By Sysling, Fenneke Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4722-07-0

  • Communities of potential: social assemblages in Thailand and beyond Edited by Tanabe, Shigeharu Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-616-215-117-0

  • The British and the Vietnam War: Their way with LBJ By Tarling, Nicholas Singapore: NUS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-4722-23-0

  • Thai art: Currencies of the contemporary By Teh, David Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-262-03595-8

  • Engendering the Buddhist state: Territory, sovereignty and sexual difference in the inventions of Angkor By Thompson, Ashley London and New York: Routledge, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-415-67772-1

  • Southeast Asia in ruins: Art and empire in the early 19th century By Tiffin, Sarah Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-9971-69-849-2

  • Ship of fate: Memoir of a Vietnamese repatriate By Tru, Tran Dinh, trans. Tran, Bac Hoai and Lipman, Jana k. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-0-8248-7249-6

  • A meeting of masks: Status, power and hierarchy in Bangkok By Vorng, Sophorntavy Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-87-7694-197-0

  • Electoral dynamics in Sarawak: Contesting developmentalism and rights Edited by Weiss, Meredith L. and Puyok, Arnold Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2017 ISBN: 978-981-47-6281-6

  • Javanese culture and the meanings of locality: Studies on the arts, urbanism, polity and society By Wiryomartono, Bagoes Maryland: Lexington Books, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-4985-3308-9

  • Migration and the remaking of ethnic/micro-regional connectedness Edited by Yamada, Takako and Fujimoto, Toko Osaka: National Museum of Ethnological Studies, 2016 (Senri Ethnological Studies 93) ISBN: 978-4-906962-47-1

  • Cultural politics of gender and sexuality in contemporary Asia Edited by Zheng, Tiantian Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-0-8248-5296-2

  • Photography in Southeast Asia: A survey By Wubin, Zhuang Singapore: NUS Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-981-4722-12-4