Book Reviews

Book Review: The Pondok and the Madrasah in Patani

The Pondok and the Madrasah in PataniHasan MadmarnBangi / Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Press / 1999 The study of traditional Islamic institutions in Southern Thailand has not received much systematic and scholarly attention. Institutions such as […]

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Book Review— The Transformation of Chinese Society in Postwar Singapore: Localizing Process, Regional Networking, and Global Perspective

The Transformation of Chinese Society in Postwar Singapore: Localizing Process, Regional Networking, and Global Perspective战后新加坡华人社会的嬗变:本土情怀,区域网络,全球视野刘宏(Liu Hong)Xiamen / 厦门大学出版社(Xiamen Daxue Chubanshe) / 2003 Liu Hong’s recent Chinese-language monograph, published in the Xiamen University Press series on Southeast Asia and […]

Book Reviews

Book Review: Confucianism in Vietnam

Confucianism in VietnamHồ Chí Minh City / Vietnam National University and Hồ Chí Minh City Publishing House / 2002 This interesting collection of papers is the fruit of a series of three international conferences held […]

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Glass Palace

The Glass PalaceAmitav GhoshNew York / Random House / 2002 (paper)London / HarperCollins UK / 2000 (cloth) Booming sounds break into the lives of people at a food stall in Mandalay. Such jarring noise was […]