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Publications

Van Nguyen-Marshall
In Between War and the State, Van Nguyen-Marshall examines an array of voluntary activities, including mutual-help, professional, charitable, comm

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Stephanie Joy Mawson
In Incomplete Conquests, Stephanie Joy Mawson uncovers the limitations of Spanish empire in the Philippines, unearthing histories of resistance, f

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Joseph Scalice
The Drama of Dictatorship uncovers the role played by rival Communist parties in the conflict that culminated in Ferdinand Marcos' declaration of martial law in 19

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Gerard McCarthy
Outsourcing the Polity offers a new account of social outsourcing in post-independence Myanmar, demonstrating how the bankrupt post-socialist junta mediated market

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Benjamin Hegarty
In The Made-Up State, Benjamin Hegarty contends that warias, one of Indonesia's trans feminine populations, have cultivated a distinctive way of c

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Maurits Meerwijk
In A History of Plague in Java, 1911–1942, Maurits Meerwijk demonstrates how the official response to the 1911 outbreak of plague in Malang led to

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Andrew McGraw and Christopher J. Miller
Sounding Out the State of Indonesian Music showcases the breadth and complexity of music in and of Indonesia. By bringing together chapters on the merging

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By Our Faculty
South Asia Program
The 2022 Bulletin features many original articles, on Afghan scholars and students at Cornell, Visiting Scholars’ campus experiences, the Nilgiris Field Learning Program, new SAP grants, and more.

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Charo B. D'Etcheverry
Celebrating Sorrow explores the medieval Japanese fascination with grief in tributes to The Tale of Sagoromo, the classic story of a young man whose unrequited love for his foster

East Asia Program

Jacques Bertrand, Alexandre Pelletier, and Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung
Winning by Process asks why the peace process stalled in the decade from 2011 to 2021 despite a liberalizing regime, a national ceasefire agreement, and a multilat

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