New Books at ISEAS Library – Apr 2022

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Religious pluralism in Indonesia: threats and opportunities for democracy / edited by Chiara Formichi.Ithaca [New York]: Southeast Asia Program Publications, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2021.

Call no: BL2112 R381 

The chapters in Religious Pluralism in Indonesia offer analyses of contemporary phenomena and events; the changing legal and social status of certain minority groups; inter-faith relations; and the role of Islam in Indonesia’s foreign policy. — Publisher.

The courteous power: Japan and Southeast Asia in the Indo-Pacific era / edited by John D. Ciorciari and Kiyoteru Tsutsui. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2021.

Call no: DS525.9 J3C86

Much of the current scholarship on East–Southeast Asian engagement has focused on the multidimensional chess game playing out between China and Japan, as the dominant post-imperialist powers. Alternatively, there has been renewed attention on ASEAN and other Southeast Asian–centered initiatives, explicitly minimizing the influence of East Asia in the region. — Publisher.Visit the SeaLion catalogueBook your visit to the Library

Other new arrivals

by country in alphabetical order, then by region


50 years of CSIS: ideas and policy in Indonesia / Peter McCawley. Jakarta, Indonesia: Centre for Strategic and International Studies, 2021.
Call no: AS522 S8C391 2021

Histories of scale: Java, the Indies and Asia in the Imperial Age, 1820-1945 / Vincent Houben. Glienicke: Galda Verlag, 2021.
Call no: JV2517 H83
On loan.

Precarious Asia: global capitalism and work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia / Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison, and Kwang-Yeong Shin. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2022.
Call no: HD5858 J3K14


Looking back and looking forward: Orang Asli self-governance and democracy / author, Colin Nicholas; series editor, Christian Erni. Chiangmai, Thailand: Asia Indigenous People Pact; Subang Jaya, Malaysia: Centre for Orang Asli Concerns, 2022.
Call no: DS595.2 O73N59

The Malay labourer: by the window of capitalism / Zawawi Ibrahim. Petaling Jaya: Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, 2022.
Call no: HD1537 M3Z41 2022

The Malayan Emergency: revolution and counterinsurgency at the end of empire / Karl Hack. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Call no: DS597 H11

勿洞城外月如钩: 第十二支队指挥员梁希元同志遗作选编(续) / 编者: 21世纪出版社编辑部. Kuala Lumpur: 21世纪出版社, 2022.
Call no: HX400.6 A6W95


Transpacific engagements: trade, translation, and visual culture of entangled empires (1565-1898) / edited by Florina H. Capistrano Baker and Meha Priyadarshini. Makati City, Philippines: Ayala Foundation; Los Angeles, California: Getty Research Institute; Firenze, Italy: Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Max-Planck-Institut), 2020.
Call no: HF3816 T77


Matichon year in review 2021 / ศูนย์ข้อมูลมติชน. กรุงเทพฯ: มติชน, 2565 [2022].
Call no: DS586 B212 2021

Southeast Asia / ASEAN

COVID-19 and labor markets in Southeast Asia: impacts on Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam / Asian Development Bank. Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2021.
Call no: HD5706 C87

На что способна АСЕАН? Взгляд изнутри / Марти Наталегава. Москва: Аспект Пресс, 2022.
Call no: JZ5333.5 A9N272

新、马、印当代马来诗坛泰斗及其作品译介 / 廖建裕译著. Singapore: 南洋理工大学孔子学院, 2022.
Call no: PL5136.5 C5S96

South China Sea

South China Sea

Invisible China: how the urban-rural divide threatens China’s rise / Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell.
 Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2020.
Call no: HC427.95 R89

New Asian disorder: rivalries embroiling the Pacific Century / edited by Lowell Dittmer. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2022.
Call no: JQ1499 A58N53

Climate Change and the EnvironmentSouth China Sea

The geopolitics of climate and security in the Indo-Pacific / edited by Robert Glasser, Cathy Johnstone and Anastasia Kapetas. Barton, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, 2022.Call no: QC903.2 A8G34

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