Southeast Asian Studies vol. 4 no. 1

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University is
pleased to announce the publication of Vol.4 No.1 of Southeast Asian

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Yagura Kenjiro
Intergenerational Land Transfer in Rural Cambodia since the Late 1980s:
Special Attention to the Effect of Labor Migration


Sasagawa Hideo

The Establishment of the National Language in Twentieth-Century
Cambodia: Debates on Orthography and Coinage


Kimura Ehito
The Struggle for Justice and Reconciliation in Post-Suharto Indonesia


Suh Jiwon

Preemptive Transitional Justice Policies in Aceh, Indonesia


Lisandro E. Claudio

The Anti-Communist Third World: Carlos Romulo and the Other Bandung


Husni Abu Bakar
Playing along the Perak River: Readings of an Eighteenth-Century Malay State


Book Reviews

Kasian Tejapira
Benedict R. O’G. Anderson, Exploration and Irony in Studies of Siam over Forty Years. Ithaca, NY: Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 2014, 166p.


Janet Alison Hoskins
Lauren Meeker, Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan Họ Folk Song in Northern Vietnam. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013, 192p.


Imamura Masao
Mandy Sadan, Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in
the Borderworlds of Burma. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 470p.


Ken MacLean
Allison J. Truitt, Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013, xii+193p.


Agus Suwignyo
Gerry van Klinken and Ward Berenschot, eds. In Search of Middle
Indonesia: Middle Classes in Provincial Towns.
Leiden: KITLV Press; Boston: Brill, 2014, xvi+242p.


Chin Hsuen Wei
E. K. Tan,  Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in
the Nanyang Literary World. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2013, xii+260p.


Loh Kah Seng
Michael D. Barr, The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and
Influence. London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014, 200p.


Kai Chen
Scott A. Hipsher, Business Practices in Southeast Asia: An
Interdisciplinary Analysis of Theravada Buddhist Countries.
London: Routledge, 2010, 207p.
Juliane Schober. Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural
Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society.
Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2011, 248p.


Woonkyung Yeo
Anthony Reid, To Nation by Revolution: Indonesia in the 20th Century.
Singapore: NUS Press, 2011, 348p.


Kosal Path
Andrew Mertha, Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975–1979.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014, 192p.