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This weeks Bookshelf Spotlight is for folktales from Laos. For more information/examples: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/03/lao-folktales/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Laos #Folktales

This weeks Bookshelf Spotlight is for about Vietnamese Revolutions. For more information/examples: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/05/vietnamese-revolutions/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #VietNam #Revolutions

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Under three flags: Anarchism and anti-colonial imagination by Benedict Anderson For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/on-resistance-and-the-margins-of-southeast-asia/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Friction: An ethnography of global connection by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/on-resistance-and-the-margins-of-southeast-asia/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Civilizing the Margins: Southeast Asian government policies for the development of minorities by Christopher R. Duncan For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/on-resistance-and-the-margins-of-southeast-asia/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Colonialism, violence and Muslims in Southeast Asia: The Maria Hertogh controversy and its aftermath by Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/on-resistance-and-the-margins-of-southeast-asia/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

"On resistance and the 'margins' of Southeast Asia" Mien relations: Mountain people and state control in Thailand by Hjorleifur Johsson For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/on-resistance-and-the-margins-of-southeast-asia/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight

The author, Ma Ma Lay, writes authentic portrayals of modern Burmese society. The translator, Than Than Win, is well regarded and has worked on English translations of Burmese short stories and poems. This book is an easy and enjoyable read, and important to those interested in modern Southeast Asia. For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/05/historical-accounts-of-war-and-passion-in-myanmar/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Myanmar #ModernLiterature

We have gathered a selection of memoirs, poetry books, and historical/mythological forms of storytelling on the Khmer Rouge this week. See more/info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/02/reflections-on-the-khmer-rouge/

This book is the first detailed account of the history of the transfer of these children to Indonesia. It is not a simple story, nor can it be depicted in black and white terms. Some children were taken against their wishes, while others were rescued from certain death. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/10/timor-leste-bookshelf/

"Colloquial Cambodian: The Complete Course for Beginners" by Dr. Sak-Humphries This new edition has been rewritten to make learning Khmer easier and more enjoyable than ever before. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Khmer. No prior knowledge of the language is required. For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/11/southeast-asia-languages/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Cambodia #ModernLanguage

"Thai Language and Culture for Beginners" by Dr. Hoonchamlong This text aims to provide a basic foundation in conversational Standard Thai for beginning learners. Designed primarily for use in foreign language classes at U.S. universities, this course book uses a proficiency-based approach to learning Thai covering real-life topics and situations. For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/11/southeast-asia-languages/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Thailand #ModernLanguage

“Let's Speak Indonesia, Volume 1: Berbahasa Indonesia” by Dr. Rafferty, Dr. Barnard, and Ms. Suharni This text provides beginning and intermediate learners with an introduction to conversational Indonesian. Using a relaxed variety of standard Indonesian spoken among educated native speakers, it offers fifteen thematically-based chapters in two volumes. For more info: http://www.cseashawaii.org/2014/11/southeast-asia-languages/ #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Indonesia #ModernLanguage

Many men dream of running away to a tropical island and living surrounded by beauty and exotic exuberance. Walter Spies did more than dream. He actually did it. In the 1920s and 30s, Walter Spies – ethnographer, choreographer, film maker, natural historian and painter – transformed the perception of Bali from that of a remote island to become the site for Western fantasies about Paradise.... More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/10/spooky-southeast-asia/

This book traces Bangkok’s emergence as a central focus of an expanding regional network linking gay, lesbian and transgender communities in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines and other rapidly developing East and Southeast Asian societies. For more info: www.cseashawaii.org #SeaBookshelfSpotlight #Thailand #Urbanization