Southeast Asia Studies

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Red Stamps and Gold Stars

Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia

Edited by Sarah Turner
UBC Press

A multi-disciplinary volume reflecting on the fieldwork practices and dilemmas of researchers studying ethnic minorities in upland socialist Asia, specifically China, Vietnam, and Laos.

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The Tale of Khun Chang Khun Phaen

Siam’s Great Folk Epic of Love and War

Illustrated by Muangsing Janchai
Silkworm Books

The two-volume, boxed set includes an illustrated, complete translation of the tale and a companion volume with additional episodes, studies on the history of the tale, and compendia of terms.

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Cashing In across the Golden Triangle

Thailand's Northern Border Trade with China, Laos, and Myanmar

Silkworm Books
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Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Democracy

Edited by Bertil Lintner
Silkworm Books

This book follows Burma's pro-democracy movement and Aung San Suu Kyi's prominent leadership role.

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Than Shwe

Unmasking Burma’s Tyrant

Silkworm Books

This is the first-ever account of Than Shwe, the repressive, reclusive, xenophobic dictator of Burma.

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Moving Mountains

Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos

UBC Press

This collection argues that minorities in the Southeast Asian Massif are not powerless in the face of economic and political change in the region – they are drawing on ethnicity and culture to indigenize modernity and maintain their livelihoods.

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