South East Asia – January 2014

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|February 19, 2014|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA / Pacific General Innovation in Southeast Asia / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Energizing green cities in Southeast Asia : applying sustainable urban energy and emissions planning / Dejan Ostojic, Ranjan K. Bose, Holly Krambeck, Jeanette Lim and Yabei Zhang. Resilient states from a comparative regional perspective : Central and Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia / François Bafoil, Sciences Po Paris, France. Southeast Asia and the civil society

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Southeast Asian Studies – an open access journal published by Kyoto University

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|February 5, 2014|South East Asia|0 comments

Southeast Asian Studies is an open access journal published by Kyoto University. The journal engages in wide-ranging and in-depth discussions that are attuned to the issues, debates, and imperatives within the region, while affirming the importance of learning and sharing ideas on a cross-country, global, and historical scale. Being an open access journal, it means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users

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North Korea in the news

By Victoria Bird|January 21, 2014|Politics and International Relations, South East Asia|0 comments

The British Library is currently trialling NK News (North Korea News).  From 13th January to 12th February 2014 users onsite in British Library reading rooms will be able to access the site from BL computer terminals. User feedback is welcomed and will be used to determine the business case for taking out a subscription to the site, so get yourselves down there if you are interested! Further information can be found

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South East Asia and Pacific Islands – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|December 6, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA/Pacific general Golden dragon and purple phoenix : the Chinese and their multi-ethnic descendants in Southeast Asia / Lee Khoon Choy. Longing for the past [sound recording] : the 78 RPM era in southeast Asia. Theravada Buddhism : continuity, diversity and identity / Kate Crosby. Burma/Myanmar The making of the Zo : the Chin of Burma and the Lushai and Kuki of India through colonial and local narratives 1826–1917 and

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DNSA and Southeast Asia

By Jotika Khur-Yearn|November 12, 2013|China and Inner Asia, Japan, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, South East Asia, Unknown|0 comments

SOAS Library has recently acquired a new database called DNSA (Digital National Security Archive). The database contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available covering large areas of Asia and the Middle East. The resource now includes 40 collections consisting of over 94,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 650,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world

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South East Asia – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 30, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA/Pacific general A heritage of ruins : the ancient sites of Southeast Asia and their conservation / William Chapman. Gender and Islam in Southeast Asia : women’s rights movements, religious resurgence and local traditions / edited by Susanne Schröter. Southeast Asian cinema / ouvrage publié sous la direction/edited by Gaëtan Margirier & Jean-Pierre Gimenez = Le cinéma d’Asie du Sud-Est. Performance, popular culture, and piety in Muslim Southeast Asia /

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South East Asia – September 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 8, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

SEA/Pacific general Cosmopolitan sex workers : women and migration in a global city / Christine B.N. Chin. The longest journey : Southeast Asians and the pilgrimage to Mecca / Eric Tagliacozzo. Brunei Post-war Borneo, 1945-1950 : nationalism, empire, and state-building / Ooi Keat Gin. Burma/Myanmar The era of general Ne Win : a biographical approach of his military and political career considering Burmese traditions of political succession / Larah Wessendorf.

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South East Asia and Pacific Islands – July to August 2013.

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|August 20, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

A history of the Vietnamese / K.W. Taylor. Just enough : a journey into Thailand’s troubled south / Mira Lee Manickam. Knights of the realm : Thailand’s military and police, then and now / Paul Chambers, editor. Lacquerware journeys : the untold story of Burmese lacquer / Than Htun (Dedaye). Law, disorder and the colonial state : corruption in Burma c.1900 / Jonathan Saha Malacca historical events and the moves

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South East Asia and Pacific Islands – June 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 17, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

Angels of Pattaya / G.T. Gray. Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s struggle for democracy / Bertil Lintner. Bali raw : an exposeʹ of the underbelly of Bali, Indonesia / Malcolm Scott. Children caught in conflict : case study of Thai-Myanmar border / Premjai Vungsiriphisal … [et al.]. Cultural revival and the peoples of Ta Van Commune, Sa Pa, Northern Vietnam / edited by Nong Quoc Binh and Michael C.

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South East Asia & Pacific Islands – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|June 26, 2013|South East Asia|0 comments

A history of the Vietnamese / K.W. Taylor. An atlas of trafficking in Southeast Asia : the illegal trade in arms, drugs, people, counterfeit goods and natural resources in mainland Southeast Asia / Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (ed.). Cold War Southeast Asia / edited by Malcolm H. Murfett. Environmental regulation and compulsory public disclosure : the case of PROPER in Indonesia / Shakeb Afsah … [et al.]. Facing the Khmer Rouge :

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