Books Received May-July 2008

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Asia General

Assembling women: The Feminization of global manufacturing

By TERI L. CARAWAY

Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007

ISBN: 9780801473654

Advancing East Asian regionalism

By MELISSA G. CURLEY and NICHOLAS THOMAS

New York: Routledge, 2007

ISBN: 0415349095

Encompassing a fractal world: The Energetic female core in myth and everyday life

By GIL DARYN

Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006

ISBN: 0739111736

Fairness, globalization, and public institutions: East Asia and beyond

Edited by JIM DATOR, DICK PRATT and YONGSEOK SEO

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2006

ISBN: 9780824830557

Anti-Americans in world politics

Edited by PETER J. KATZENSTEIN and ROBERT O. KEOHANE

Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007

ISBN: 9780801473517

The Inclusive city: Infrastructure and public services for the urban poor in Asia

Edited by APRODICIO A. LAQUIAN, VINOD TEWARI, and LISA M. HANLEY

Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2007

ISBN: 0801886449

The Crisis of secularism in India

Edited by: ANURADHA DINGWANEY NEEDHAM and RAJESWARI SUNDER RAJAN

Durham: Duke University Press, 2007

ISBN: 97808222338468

Stupa and Swastika: Historical urban planning principles in Nepal's Kathmandu valley

By MOHAN PANT and SHUJI FUNO

Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2007

ISBN: 9971693720

Globalization & change in Asia

Edited by DENNIS A. RONDINELLI and JOHN M. HEFFRON

Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2007

ISBN: 9781588264978

Changing visions of East Asia, 1943-93: Transformations and continuities

By R.B. SMITH

Edited by CHAD J. MITCHAM

New York: Routledge, 2007

ISBN: 0415381401

Southeast Asia

Sultans, shamans, and saints: Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

By HOWARD M. FEDERSPIEL

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007

ISBN: 9780824830526

Buddhism, power and political order

Edited by IAN HARRIS

New York: Routledge, 2007

ISBN: 9780415410182

Merchant in Asia: The Trade of the Dutch East India Company during the eighteenth century

By ELS M. JACOBS

Leiden: CNWS Publications, 2006

ISBN: 9057897093

Historical dictionary of ancient Southeast Asia

By JOHN N. MIKSIC

Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., 2006

ISBN: 0810855224

Knowing Southeast Asian subjects

Edited by LAURIE J. SEARS

Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007

ISBN: 9971693666

America's strategy in Southeast Asia: From the Cold War to the Terror War

By JAMES A. TYNER

Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006

ISBN: 0742853582

Southeast Asian lives: Personal narratives and historical experience

Edited by ROXANNA WATERSON

Singapore: NUS Press, 2007

ISBN: 9971693445

Cambodia

Expressions of Cambodia: The Politics of tradition, identity and change

Edited by LEAKTHINA CHAU-PECH OLLIER and TIM WINTER

New York: Routledge, 2006

ISBN: 9780415385541

Paul Mus (1902-1969) L'espace d'un regard

Edited by DAVID CHANDLER and CHRISTOPHER E. GOSCHA

Paris: Les Indes Savantes, 2006

ISBN: 2846541310

Troubled relations: The United States and Cambodia since 1870

By KENTON CLYMER

Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007

ISBN: 978087580615

Cambodge: The Cultivation of a nation, 1860-1945

By PENNY EDWARDS

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007

ISBN: 9780824829230

Calling the souls: A Cambodian ritual text

By ASHLEY THOMPSON

Phenom Penh: Reyum Publishing

ISBN: 1588860744

Indonesia

Acts of integration, expressions of faith: Madness, death and ritual in Melanau ontology

By ANN L. …