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Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945
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Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945
Daniel F. Doeppers
Spring 2016

Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom
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Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom
The Quest for Legitimation in French Indochina, 1850–1960
Mai Na Lee
Spring 2015

Archiving the Unspeakable
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Archiving the Unspeakable
Silence, Memory, and the Photographic Record in Cambodia
Michelle Caswell
Spring 2014

Russian-Ottoman Borderlands
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Russian-Ottoman Borderlands
The Eastern Question Reconsidered
Edited by Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky
Spring 2014

Masked
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Masked
The Life of Anna Leonowens, Schoolmistress at the Court of Siam
Alfred Habegger
Spring 2014

We Shall Bear Witness
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We Shall Bear Witness
Life Narratives and Human Rights
Edited by Meg Jensen and Margaretta Jolly
Spring 2014

The Cross of War
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The Cross of War
Christian Nationalism and U.S. Expansion in the Spanish-American War
Matthew McCullough
Spring 2014

The Human Rights Paradox
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The Human Rights Paradox
Universality and Its Discontents
Edited by Steve J. Stern and Scott Straus
Spring 2014

The Blind Masseuse
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The Blind Masseuse
A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia
Alden Jones
Fall 2013

The Government of Mistrust
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The Government of Mistrust
Illegibility and Bureaucratic Power in Socialist Vietnam
Ken MacLean
Fall 2013

The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov
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The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov
James Steffen
Fall 2013

Voices from the Plain of Jars
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Voices from the Plain of Jars
Life under an Air War
Edited by Fred Branfman with essays and drawings by Laotian villagers
Spring 2013

Understanding and Teaching the Vietnam War
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Understanding and Teaching the Vietnam War
Edited by John Day Tully, Matthew Masur, and Brad Austin
Spring 2013

Filipino Tapestry Audio Supplement
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Filipino Tapestry Audio Supplement
To accompany Filipino Tapestry: Tagalog Language through Culture
Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail and Michael Hawkins
Fall 2012

Endless Empire
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Endless Empire
Spain’s Retreat, Europe’s Eclipse, America’s Decline
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy, Josep M. Fradera, and Stephen Jacobson
Fall 2012

Trickster and Hero
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Trickster and Hero
Two Characters in the Oral and Written Traditions of the World
Harold Scheub
Fall 2012

Transforming Ethnographic Knowledge
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Transforming Ethnographic Knowledge
Edited by Rebecca Hardin and Kamari Maxine Clarke
Spring 2012

Torture and Impunity
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Torture and Impunity
The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation
Alfred W. McCoy
Spring 2012

Thailand’s Political Peasants
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Thailand’s Political Peasants
Power in the Modern Rural Economy
Andrew Walker
Spring 2012

Flammable Cities
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Flammable Cities
Urban Conflagration and the Making of the Modern World
Edited by Greg Bankoff, Uwe Lübken, and Jordan Sand
Fall 2011

Filipino Tapestry
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Filipino Tapestry
Tagalog Language through Culture
Rhodalyne Gallo-Crail and Michael Hawkins
Fall 2011

The Elusive Empire
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The Elusive Empire
Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552–1671
Matthew P. Romaniello
Fall 2011

Revolution Interrupted
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Revolution Interrupted
Farmers, Students, Law, and Violence in Northern Thailand
Tyrell Haberkorn
Spring 2011

The Floracrats
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The Floracrats
State-Sponsored Science and the Failure of the Enlightenment in Indonesia
Andrew Goss
Fall 2010

Recent Developments in Fisheries Economics
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Recent Developments in Fisheries Economics
Special Issue of Land Economics 83:1 (February 2007)
Edited by Ussif Rashid Sumaila, Gordon R. Munro, and Jon G. Sutinen
Spring 2010

Immigrant Fictions
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Immigrant Fictions
Contemporary Literature in an Age of Globalization
Rebecca L. Walkowitz
Spring 2010

Policing America’s Empire
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Policing America’s Empire
The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State
Alfred W. McCoy
Fall 2009

Dance and the Nation
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Dance and the Nation
Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka
Susan A. Reed
Fall 2009

Under a Lucky Star
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Under a Lucky Star
Roy Chapman Andrews
Spring 2009

Amazons of the Huk Rebellion
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Amazons of the Huk Rebellion
Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines
Vina A. Lanzona
Spring 2009

Colonial Crucible
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Colonial Crucible
Empire in the Making of the Modern American State
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy and Francisco A. Scarano
Spring 2009

The Social World of Batavia
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The Social World of Batavia
Europeans and Eurasians in Colonial Indonesia
Jean Gelman Taylor
Spring 2009

The Mekong Delta
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The Mekong Delta
Ecology, Economy, and Revolution, 1860–1960
Pierre Brocheux
Fall 2008

Modern Noise, Fluid Genres
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Modern Noise, Fluid Genres
Popular Music in Indonesia, 1997–2001
Jeremy Wallach
Fall 2008

From Rebellion to Riots
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From Rebellion to Riots
Collective Violence on Indonesian Borneo
Jamie S. Davidson
Spring 2008

Anthropology Goes to War
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Anthropology Goes to War
Professional Ethics and Counterinsurgency in Thailand
Eric Wakin
Spring 2008

When “I” Was Born
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When “I” Was Born
Women’s Autobiography in Modern China
Jing M. Wang
Spring 2008

Pretext for Mass Murder
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Pretext for Mass Murder
The September 30th Movement and Suharto’s Coup d’État in Indonesia
John Roosa
Fall 2006

Plum Wine
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Plum Wine
A Novel
Angela Davis-Gardner
Spring 2006

Viêt Nam
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Viêt Nam
Borderless Histories
Edited by Nhung Tuyet Tran and Anthony Reid
Spring 2006

The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule
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The Art of Truth-Telling about Authoritarian Rule
Edited by Ksenija Bilbija, Jo Ellen Fair, Cynthia E. Milton, and Leigh A. Payne
Spring 2005

Hmong in America
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Hmong in America
Journey from a Secret War
Tim Pfaff
Spring 2005

Recalling the Revolution
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Recalling the Revolution
Memoirs of a Filipino General
Santiago V. Alvarez, Translated by Paula Carolina S. Malay
Spring 2004

Population and History
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Population and History
The Demographic Origins of the Modern Philippines
Edited by Daniel F. Doeppers and Peter Xenos
Spring 2004

Sitti Djaoerah
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Sitti Djaoerah
A Novel of Colonial Indonesia
M.J. Soetan Hasoendoetan, Translated by Susan Rodgers
Spring 2004

Salome
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Salome
A Filipino Filmscript by Ricardo Lee
Ricardo Lee, Translated by Rofel Brion
Spring 2004

Inventing a Hero
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Inventing a Hero
The Posthumous Re-Creation of Andres Bonifacio
Glenn Anthony May
Spring 2004

An Anarchy of Families
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An Anarchy of Families
State and Family in the Philippines
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy
Spring 2004

Lives at the Margin
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Lives at the Margin
Biography of Filipinos Obscure, Ordinary, and Heroic
Edited by Alfred W. McCoy
Spring 2004

Putu Wijaya in Performance
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Putu Wijaya in Performance
A Script and Study in Indonesian Theatre
Edited by Ellen Rafferty
Spring 2004

Voices from the Thai Countryside
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Voices from the Thai Countryside
“The Necklace” and Other Stories by Samruam Singh
Samruam Singh, Edited and Translated by Katherine A. Bowie
Spring 2004

Reflections on Science by NAKAYA Ukichiro
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Reflections on Science by NAKAYA Ukichiro
An Advanced Japanese Reader
Edward E. Daub and Shiro Asano
Spring 2003

Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 1
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Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 1
Readings and Grammatical Patterns
James L. Davis
Spring 2003

Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 2
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Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 2
Glossary
James L. Davis
Spring 2003

Beijing
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Beijing
A Novel
Philip Gambone
Spring 2003

Hibiscus on the Lake
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Hibiscus on the Lake
Twentieth-Century Telugu Poetry from India
Edited and translated by Velcheru Narayana Rao
Spring 2003

Chinese Export Porcelain from the Liebman Collection
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Chinese Export Porcelain from the Liebman Collection
Catherine Coleman Brawer
Fall 2002

The International Health Policy Program
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The International Health Policy Program
An Internal Assessment
Ralph Andreano
Fall 2001

Secret Places
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Secret Places
My Life in New York and New Guinea
Tobias Schneebaum, With a foreword by David Bergman
Fall 2000

Who Am I?
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Who Am I?
An Autobiography of Emotion, Mind, and Spirit
Yi-Fu Tuan
Fall 1999

The Forest of Taboos
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The Forest of Taboos
Morality, Hunting, and Identity among the Huaulu of the Moluccas
Valerio Valeri
Spring 1999

Cultures of Secrecy
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Cultures of Secrecy
Reinventing Race in Bush Kaliai Cargo Cults
Andrew Lattas
Spring 1998

Ono Ono Girl’s Hula
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Ono Ono Girl’s Hula
Carolyn Lei-lanilau
Fall 1997

The Cultural Dialectics of Knowledge and Desire
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The Cultural Dialectics of Knowledge and Desire
Charles W. Nuckolls, With a Foreword by Stephen A. Tyler
Fall 1996

Polymer Science and Engineering
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Polymer Science and Engineering
R. Byron Bird and Sigmund Floyd, James L. Davis, General Editor
Spring 1995

Kanji for Comprehending Technical Japanese
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Kanji for Comprehending Technical Japanese
Edward E. Daub, James L. Davis, General Editor
Spring 1995

Biotechnology
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Biotechnology
James L. Davis
Spring 1995

To Remember the Faces of the Dead
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To Remember the Faces of the Dead
The Plenitude of Memory in Southwestern New Britain
Thomas Maschio
Spring 1994

Breaking the Chains
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Breaking the Chains
Slavery, Bondage, and Emancipation in Modern Africa and Asia
Edited by Martin A. Klein
Fall 1993

The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism
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The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism
The Nation-State at Bay?
Edited by Crawford Young
Fall 1993

Magical Arrows
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Magical Arrows
The Maori, the Greeks, and the Folklore of the Universe
Gregory Schrempp, With a Foreword by Marshall Sahlins
Spring 1992

From a Shattered Sun
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From a Shattered Sun
Hierarchy, Gender, and Alliance in the Tanimbar Islands
Susan McKinnon
Fall 1991

Family Dynamics in China
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Family Dynamics in China
A Life Table Analysis
Zeng Yi
Fall 1990

Forbidden Family
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Forbidden Family
A Wartime Memoir of the Philippines, 1941–1945
Margaret Sams, Edited with an introduction by Lynn Z. Bloom
Fall 1989

Asian Development
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Asian Development
Economic Success and Policy Lessons
William E. James, Seiji Naya, and Gerald M. Meier
Fall 1988

Thailand’s Reproductive Revolution
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Thailand’s Reproductive Revolution
Rapid Fertility Decline in a Third-World Setting
John Knodel, Aphichat Chamratrithirong, and Nibhon Debavalya
Fall 1987

Oriental Philosophy
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Oriental Philosophy
A Westerner’s Guide to Eastern Thought
Stuart C. Hackett
Spring 1979

The Burma Delta
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The Burma Delta
Economic Development and Social Change on an Asian Rice Frontier, 1852–1941
Michael Adas
Spring 1974

Traditional Chinese Plays, Volume II
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Traditional Chinese Plays, Volume II
Longing for Worldly Pleasures and Fifteen Strings of Cash
Edited and translated by A. C. Scott
Fall 1969