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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

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

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is often characterized as a place of repressive military rule, civil war, censorship, and corrupt elections—and despite recent attempts to promote tourism to see the country’s natural beauty, it is not yet a travel hotspot. Most of the Western world remains unaware of the storied history and rich culture found in this Southeast Asian country.  More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/11/history-of-myanmar/

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is often characterized as a place of repressive military rule, civil war, censorship, and corrupt elections—and despite recent attempts to promote tourism to see the country’s natural beauty, it is not yet a travel hotspot. Most of the Western world remains unaware of the storied history and rich culture found in this Southeast Asian country. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/11/history-of-myanmar/

"The Pa-O" by Russ Christensen - The Pa-O, one of Burma’s many ethnic minorities, engaged in a forty-year insurgency against the government of Burma which ended in a cease-fire in 1994. This is the first book on the Pa-O in English. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/01/bookshelf-spotlight-exiles-refugees-and-rebels/

"The Pa-O" by Russ Christensen - The Pa-O, one of Burma’s many ethnic minorities, engaged in a forty-year insurgency against the government of Burma which ended in a cease-fire in 1994. This is the first book on the Pa-O in English. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/01/bookshelf-spotlight-exiles-refugees-and-rebels/

"Proper Islamic Consumption: Shopping Among the Malays in Modern Malaysia" by Johan Fischer - The West has seen the rise of the organic movement. In the Muslim world, a similar #halal movement is rapidly spreading. Exploring consumption practices in urban #Malaysia, this book shows how diverse forms of #Malay middle-class consumption (of food, clothing and cars, for example) are understood, practised and contested.... More info:  http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/03/halal-frontier/

"Proper Islamic Consumption: Shopping Among the Malays in Modern Malaysia" by Johan Fischer - The West has seen the rise of the organic movement. In the Muslim world, a similar #halal movement is rapidly spreading. Exploring consumption practices in urban #Malaysia, this book shows how diverse forms of #Malay middle-class consumption (of food, clothing and cars, for example) are understood, practised and contested.... More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/03/halal-frontier/

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/

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/

'Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia' (UC Press, 2014) by Marina Welker (Cornell University)

'Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia' (UC Press, 2014) by Marina Welker (Cornell University)

Ghost stories are commonplace in traditional Filipino culture, with virtually every family having their own personal accounts of encounters with the supernatural. Passed on from generation to generation, these tales act as a bridge to the past, to a time lost or nearly forgotten.    More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/10/spooky-southeast-asia/

Ghost stories are commonplace in traditional Filipino culture, with virtually every family having their own personal accounts of encounters with the supernatural. Passed on from generation to generation, these tales act as a bridge to the past, to a time lost or nearly forgotten. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2012/10/spooky-southeast-asia/

"Black Dog, Black Night: Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry" by Nguyen Do and Paul Hoover - The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices.  More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/02/southeast-asia-poetry/

"Black Dog, Black Night: Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry" by Nguyen Do and Paul Hoover - The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/02/southeast-asia-poetry/

"Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The #Politics of Environmental Knowledge in Northern #Thailand" by Tim Forsyth, Andrew Walker - Challenges scholars, policymakers, and resource managers to reexamine long-held assumptions about “environmental degradation.” Through a case study of northern Thailand the authors ask how, why, and with whose influence environmental situations are defined. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/01/bookshelf-spotlight-politics-of-thailand/

"Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The #Politics of Environmental Knowledge in Northern #Thailand" by Tim Forsyth, Andrew Walker - Challenges scholars, policymakers, and resource managers to reexamine long-held assumptions about “environmental degradation.” Through a case study of northern Thailand the authors ask how, why, and with whose influence environmental situations are defined. More info: http://www.cseashawaii.com/wordpress/2013/01/bookshelf-spotlight-politics-of-thailand/

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