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A New Sun Rises Over the Old Land
A Novel of Sihanouk’s Cambodia

Suon Sorin
Translated and with an Introduction by Roger Nelson

“A rare and precious glimpse of pre‑Khmer Rouge literature. . . . Roger Nelson’s formidable feat is testament to a deep respect towards the source material.”—Asian Review of Books  

Paper $18.00

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Marjorie Doggett’s Singapore
A Photographic Record
Edward Stokes
With Photographs and Other Contributions by Marjorie Doggett

“Doggett captured what turned out to be the end of an era. … This beautifully produced book is a fitting testament to an outstanding woman who led a life of quiet significance.”—Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong

Cloth $55.00

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Unraveling Myanmar’s Transition
Progress, Retrenchment and Ambiguity Amidst Liberalization
Edited by Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Elliott Prasse‑Freeman, and Patrick Strefford

“Variously wide‑ranging and penetrating, the essays assembled in this volume examine Myanmar’s short decade of dramatic political and social change in all its complexity.”—Nick Cheesman, Australian National University  

Kyoto CSEAS Series on Asian Studies
Paper $36.00

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Writing History in America’s Shadow
Japan, the Philippines, and the Question of Pan‑Asianism
Takamichi Serizawa

This book sheds light on areas of darkness in both Japanese and Philippine historiographies and understanding of their region. Through an examination of the commonalities, differences, and interactions of Japanese and Filipino histories, ideas of history, modernization theory, and area studies, Takamichi Serizawa makes an important contribution to sorting through the tangled histories of Asia in the complicated matrix of colonial, wartime, and Cold War contexts.

Kyoto CSEAS Series on Asian Studies
Paper $36.00

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Sonic City
Making Rock Music and Urban Life in Singapore
Steve Ferzacca

This multi‑modal sonic ethnography is centered around a community of rock musicians playing within the constraints of urban life in Singapore. The heart and soul of this community is English Language rock and roll music pioneered in Singapore by several members of the 1960s legendary “beats and blues” band, the Straydogs.  

Paper $36.00

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Towards a New Malaysia?
The 2018 Election and Its Aftermath
Meredith L. Weiss and Faizal S. Hazis

This book tells the full story of this historic election, combining a sharp analysis of the voting data with consideration of the key issues, campaign strategies, and mobilization efforts that played out during the election period.  

Paper $34.00


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