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Conceptions of State and Kingship in Southeast Asia
Robert Heine-Geldern
A study of "the ideological foundations" of the monarchical governments of Southeast Asia, specifically in Hindu-Buddhist cultures, this book examines political thought on the nature of...



Feasting and Social Oscillation
A Working Paper on Religion and Society in Upland Southeast Asia
A. Thomas Kirsch
This work argues that anthropologists have observed and recorded religious rites and rituals but have largely ignored the role of religion when constructing an analytical framework. The author contends that religious phenomena are inextricably...



Native and Cultivated Conifers of Northeastern North America
A Guide
Edward A. Cope
This useful manual provides a means for easy identification of the native and cultivated conifers of northeastern North America. The territory covered is roughly eastern Canada and the northeastern fourth of the United States, from Maine south to the...



Southeast Asian Ephemeris
Solar and Planetary Positions, A.D. 638–2000
J. C. Eade
Eade has checked the dates of more than 250 inscriptions from Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. He reproduces old calendrists' calculations for each year from AD 638 to 2000. The introduction provides an outline of the calendrical system and an...



Reading Southeast Asia
In this collection, Japanese scholars examine the literature of and about Southeast Asia and its relationship to culture, history, and...






Southeast Asian Capitalists
Ruth McVey
This collection of essays explores the origins and roles of Southeast Asian business groups, especially as they developed during the 1970s and 1980s. An important contribution to studies of ethnic Chinese entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia. Includes a...



Money, Markets, and Trade in Early Southeast Asia
The Development of Indigenous Monetary Systems to AD 1400
Robert S. Wicks
This substantial work explores the impact of monetization in premodern Southeast Asia from the third century BCE to the rise of Maleka in the early fifteenth century. The author explores why concepts of money developed unevenly throughout the region...



The Japanese in Colonial Southeast Asia
This collection of essays by Japanese scholars deals with the role played by the Japanese in colonial Southeast Asia, particularly the economic impact of Japan on these nations before and after World War II. The introductory essay provides an overview...



Southeast Asia in the Early Modern Era
Trade, Power, and Belief



Wild Orchids of the Northeastern United States
A Field Guide
Paul Martin Brown
Wild orchids evoke a particular and sometimes addictive fascination among naturalists, botanists, and wildflower enthusiasts. With few exceptions, these singular plants cannot be moved and propagated successfully, and so, to ensure their survival...



Weeds of the Northeast
Richard H. Uva, Joseph C. Neal, Joseph M. Ditomaso
Here, at last, is a lavishly illustrated manual for ready identification of 299 common and economically important weeds in the region south to Virginia, north to Maine and southern Canada, and west to Wisconsin. Based on vegetative rather than floral...



Gangsters, Democracy, and the State in Southeast Asia
An essay collection that studies workaday, regional politics in Southeast Asia and its implications for evolving democracies. The contributors examine the electoral process, conflicts between central and local governments, conflicts between individual...



Southeast Asian Studies
Reorientations (The Frank H. Golay Memorial Lectures 2 and 3)
Ruth McVey, Reynolds J. Craig
In these two monographs, first presented as part of the Frank H. Golay Memorial Lecture series sponsored by the Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University, Craig J. Reynolds and Ruth McVey each review Southeast Asian Studies as an academic...



Mammals of the Eastern United States
John O. Whitaker, William J. Hamilton
"The authors have done a superb job of distilling a vast amount of information on the biology of the terrestrial mammals of the eastern United States in a style that will not only satisfy the expert's need for accurate data but will also appeal to...



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