NIAS Monographs

This series presents innovative research monographs about any part of Asia but the emphasis is on East and Southeast Asia with most volumes falling within the social sciences and history.

 

Key issues include political change; peace and conflict; gender and power; development, political and socio-economic change; identity formation; environmental change; and recent Asian history.

 

The series is commissioned by NIAS Press’ Editor-in-Chief Gerald Jackson.

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Thai Military Power

A Culture of Strategic Accommodation

Gregory Vincent Raymond

NIAS Monographs # 142
Hardback - 2018, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-239-7, £65.00
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Paperback - 2018, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-240-3, £22.50
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Monarchical Manipulation in Cambodia

France, Japan, and the Sihanouk Crusade for Independence

Geoffrey C. Gunn

NIAS Monographs # 141
Hardback - 2018, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-237-3, £65.00
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Paperback - 2018, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-238-0, £22.50
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Chinese Ways of Being Muslim

Negotiating Ethnicity and Religiosity in Indonesia

Hew Wai Weng

NIAS Monographs # 140
Hardback - 2017, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-210-6, £65.00
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Paperback - 2017, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-211-3, £18.99
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Western Han

A Yangzhou Storyteller’s Script

Vibeke Børdahl and Liangyan Ge (with editorial assistance by Yalong Wang)

NIAS Monographs # 139
Hardback - 2017, Available
ISBN 978-87-7694-214-4, £150
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Contemporary Indonesian Art

Artists, Art Spaces, and Collectors

Yvonne Spielmann

NIAS Monographs # 138
Hardback - 2017, Recently Published
ISBN 978-87-7694-230-4, £40
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Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South

Adam Simpson

NIAS Monographs # 137
Paperback - 2017, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-207-6, £19.99
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Mapping Cultural Nationalism

The Scholars of the Burma Research Society, 1910–1935

Carol Ann Boshier

NIAS Monographs # 136
Hardback - 2017, In production
ISBN 978-87-7694-205-2, £65.00
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ISBN 978-87-7694-206-9, £19.99
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A Meeting of Masks

Status, Power and Hierarchy in Bangkok

Sophorntavy Vorng

NIAS Monographs # 135
Hardback - 2017, Recently Published
ISBN 978-87-7694-196-3, £50.00
Paperback - 2017, Recently Published
ISBN 978-87-7694-197-0, £16.99
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Caring for Strangers

Filipino Medical Workers in Asia

Megha Amrith

NIAS Monographs # 134
Hardback - 2017, Recently Published
ISBN 978-87-7694-192-5, £50.00
Paperback - 2017, Recently Published
ISBN 978-87-7694-193-2, £18.99
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The Malayan Emergency

A Small, Distant War

Souchou Yao

NIAS Monographs # 133
Hardback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 190 1, £50
Paperback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 191 8, £16.99
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Recruit to Revolution

Adventure and Politics during the Indonesian Struggle for Independence

John Coast (Edited by Laura Noszlopy)

NIAS Monographs # 132
Hardback - 2015, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 163 5, £50
Paperback - 2015, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 164 2, £14.99
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Governing Cambodia's Forests

The International Politics of Policy Reform

Andrew Cock

NIAS Monographs # 131
Hardback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978-87-7694-166-6, £50
Paperback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978-87-7694-167-3, £19.99
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The Bodo of Assam

Revisiting a Classical Study from 1950

Halfdan Siiger (edited by Peter B. Andersen and Santosh K. Soren)

NIAS Monographs # 130
Hardback - 2015, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 160 4, £60
Paperback - 2015, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 161 1, £25
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Mobile Citizens

French Indians in Indochina, 1858–1954

Natasha Pairaudeau

NIAS Monographs # 129
Hardback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 158 1, £50
Paperback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 159 8, £19.99
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Coping with Calamity

Environmental Change and Peasant Response in Central China, 1736-1949

Jiayan Zhang

NIAS Monographs # 128
Paperback - 2015, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 151 2, £19.99
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Pattern and Loom

A Practical Study of the Development of Weaving Techniques in China, Western Asia and Europe

John Becker (with the collaboration of Donald B. Wagner)

NIAS Monographs # 127
Paperback - 2014, Available
ISBN 978-87-7694-138-3, £65
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Isan Writers, Thai Literature

Writing and Regionalism in Modern Thailand

Martin B. Platt

NIAS Monographs # 126
Paperback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 129 1, £18.99
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Tuked Rini, Cosmic Traveller

Life and Legend in the Heart of Borneo

Monica Janowski

NIAS Monographs # 125
Hardback - 2016, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 181 9, £50
Paperback - 2014, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 130 7, £19.99
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Hot Science, High Water

Assembling Nature, Society and Environmental Policy in Contemporary Vietnam

Eren Zink

NIAS Monographs # 124
Hardback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 127 7, £50.00
Paperback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 128 4, £18.99
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Power and Dissent in Imperial Japan

Three Forms of Political Engagement

Hiromi Sasamoto-Collins

NIAS Monographs # 123
Hardback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 117 8, £50
Paperback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 118 5, £19.99
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Wu Song Fights the Tiger

The Interaction of Oral and Written Traditions in the Chinese Novel, Drama and Storytelling

Vibeke Børdahl

NIAS Monographs # 122
Hardback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 108 6, £50
Paperback - 2013, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 109 3, £19.99
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Modern China-Myanmar Relations

Dilemmas of Mutual Dependence

David I. Steinberg and Hongwei Fan

NIAS Monographs # 121
Hardback - 2012, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 095 9 , £50
Paperback - 2012, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 096 6 , £19.99
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Asian Cities

Globalization, Urbanization and Nation-Building

Malcolm McKinnon

NIAS Monographs # 120
Hardback - 2011, Available
ISBN 9788776940782, £50.00
Paperback - 2011, Available
ISBN 9788776940799, £17.99
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Modern Muslim Identities

Negotiating Religion and Ethnicity in Malaysia

Gerhard Hoffstaedter

NIAS Monographs # 119
Hardback - 2011, Available
ISBN 9788776940805, £50.00
Paperback - 2011, Available
ISBN 9788776940812, £18.99
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Performing the Divine

Mediums, Markets and Modernity in Urban Vietnam

Kirsten W. Endres

NIAS Monographs # 118
Hardback - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7692 075 1, £50.00
Paperback - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 076 8, £16.99
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Cambodians and Their Doctors

A Medical Anthropology of Colonial and Post-Colonial Cambodia

Jan Ovesen and Ing-Britt Trankell

NIAS Monographs # 117
Hardback - 2010, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 057 7, £50.00
Paperback - 2010, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 058 4, £18.99
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Between Frontiers

Nation and Identity in a Southeast Asian Borderland

by Noboru Ishikawa

NIAS Monographs # 116
Paperback - 2010, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 050 8, £16.99
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Violence and Belonging

Land, Love and Lethal Conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan

by Are Knudsen

NIAS Monographs # 115
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 555 8, £29.99
Hardback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 044 7, £50.00
Paperback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 045 4, £18.99
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Fiery Dragons

Banks, Moneylenders and Microfinance in Burma

by Sean Turnell

NIAS Monographs # 114
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 602 9, £29.99
Hardback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 041 6, £45.00
Paperback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 040 9, £18.99
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Proper Islamic Consumption

Shopping among the Malays in Modern Malaysia

by Johan Fischer

NIAS Monographs # 113
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 522 0, £25.99
Hardback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 031 7, £40.00
Paperback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 032 4, £17.99
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Creating Laos

The Making of a Lao Space between Indochina and Siam, 1860-1945

by Søren Ivarsson

NIAS Monographs # 112
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 540 4, £26.99
Hardback - 2008, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 022 5, £35.00
Paperback - 2008, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 023 2, £17.99
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Other Landscapes

Colonialism and the Predicament of Authority in Nineteenth-Century South India

by Deborah Sutton

NIAS Monographs # 111
Hardback - 2009, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 027 0, £40.00
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Land and Longhouse

Agrarian Transformation in the Uplands of Sarawak

by R. A. Cramb

NIAS Monographs # 110
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 516 9, £15.99
Paperback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 010 2, £25.00
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Childbirth and Tradition in Northeast Thailand

Forty Years of Development and Cultural Change

by Anders Poulsen

NIAS Monographs # 109
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 585 5, £21.99
Paperback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 003 4, £18.99
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Power, Resistance and Women Politicians in Cambodia

Discourses of Emancipation

by Mona Lilja

NIAS Monographs # 108
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 561 9, £22.99
Hardback - 2008, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 71 7, £40.00
Paperback - 2008, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 020 1, £16.99
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A New God in the Diaspora?

Muneeswaran Worship in Contemporary Singapore

by Vineeta Sinha

NIAS Monographs # 107
Paperback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 95 3, £17.99
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Burma and Japan Since 1940

From ’Co-Prosperity’ to ’Quiet Dialogue’

by Donald M. Seekins

NIAS Monographs # 106
Hardback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 98 4, £40.00
Paperback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 017 1, £16.99
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Japanese Education and the Cram School Business

Functions, Challenges and Perspectives of the Juku

by Marie Højlund Roesgaard

NIAS Monographs # 105
Hardback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 91 5, £35.00
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Village China at War

The Impact of Resistance to Japan, 1937-1945

by Dagfinn Gatu

NIAS Monographs # 104
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 527 5, £26.99
Hardback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 83 0, £55.00
Paperback - 2007, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 030 0, £19.99
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Disease and Demography in Colonial Burma

by Judith Richell

NIAS Monographs # 103
Paperback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 70 0, £17.99
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17th-Century Burma and the Dutch East India Company 1634-1680

by Wil O. Dijk

NIAS Monographs # 102
Paperback & CD - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 69 4, £25.00
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Indonesian Literature vs New Order Orthodoxy

The Aftermath of 1965-1966

by Anna-Greta Nilsson Hoadley

NIAS Monographs # 101
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 573 2, £30.99
Hardback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 61 8, £30.00
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Trade and Society in the Straits of Melaka

Dutch Melaka and English Penang, 1780-1830

by Nordin Hussin

NIAS Monographs # 100
Hardback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 47 2, £50.00
Paperback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 88 5, £19.99
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Civil Society and Democratization

Social Movements in Northeast Thailand

by Somchai Phatharathananunth

NIAS Monographs # 99
Ebook - 2011, Available
ISBN 978 87 7694 594 7, £16.99
Hardback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 38 0, £42.00
Paperback - 2006, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 85 4, £16.99
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Divinity and Diversity

A Hindu Revitalization Movement in Malaysia

by Alexandra Kent

NIAS Monographs # 98
Hardback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 40 3, £40.00
Paperback - 2008, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 89 2, £14.99
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Better to Rely on Ourselves

Changing Social Rights in Urban China since 1979

by Hatla Thelle

NIAS Monographs # 97
Hardback - 2004, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 26 7, £45.00
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Commoners and Nobles

Hereditary Divisions in Tibet

by Heidi Fjeld

NIAS Monographs # 96
Hardback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 17 5, £40.00
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Modernization and Effeminization in India

Kerala Cashew Workers Since 1930

by Anna Lindberg

NIAS Monographs # 95
Hardback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 21 2, £40.00
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The UP Saga

by Susan M. Martin

NIAS Monographs # 94
Hardback - 2003, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 20 5, £50.00
Paperback - 2004, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 51 9, £19.99
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Red Hills

Migrants and the State in the Highlands of Vietnam

by Andrew Hardy

NIAS Monographs # 93
Hardback - 2003, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 80 9, £50.00
Paperback - 2005, Available
ISBN 978 87 91114 74 8, £19.99
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