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New Perspectives in Southeast Asian Studies

Series Editors: Alfred W. McCoy, Thongchai Winichakul, I. G. Baird, Katherine Bowie, and Anne Ruth Hansen

Associate Editors: Warwick H. Anderson, Ian Coxhead, Michael Cullinane, Paul D. Hutchcroft, and Kris Olds

New Perspectives in Southeast Asian Studies publishes academic books that focus on historical and contemporary problems in this dynamic region, from local issues through global interconnections. While the series as a whole covers cultural, economic, environmental, political, and social issues, individual titles aspire to the fine-grained research and theoretical innovation long associated with scholarship on Southeast Asia. Editorial work is a collaborative effort between the University of Wisconsin Press and the University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies, a National Resource Center that has promoted the study of this region for forty years.

Prospective authors: Please refer to the UW Press guidelines for submitting proposals. Direct queries to acquisitions editor Gwen Walker.

Whispering Truth to Power

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The Government of Mistrust
Illegibility and Bureaucratic Power in Socialist Vietnam
Ken MacLean

“A highly original book with an unusually innovative methodology. MacLean describes policy and political processes in human terms.”
—Oscar Salemink, University of Copenhagen

 

Voices from the Plain of Jars

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Voices from the Plain of Jars
Life under an Air War
2nd edition
Edited by Fred Branfman with essays and drawings by Laotian villagers, Foreword by Alfred W. McCoy

“A classic. . . . No American should be able to read [this book] without weeping at his country’s arrogance.”
—Anthony Lewis, New York Times

 

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Viêt Nam
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