The Peoples Of Southeast Asia Today: Ethnography, Ethnology, And Change In A Complex Region

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ISBN : 9780759118621
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The Peoples of Southeast Asia Today: Ethnography, Ethnology, and Change in a Complex Region

The Peoples of Southeast Asia Today offers an anthropological treatment of the ethnography and ethnology of Southeast Asia, covering both the mainland and the insular regions. Based on the proposition that Southeast Asia is a true culture area, the book offers background information on geography, languages, prehistory and history, with a particular emphasis on the role of colonialism and the development of ethnic pluralism. It then turns to classic anthropological topics of interest including modes of adaptation, ways of life, and religion, all illustrated with relevant case studies and all brought up to date to show what is happening now. Students will find well-supported discussions of subjects ranging from the development of agriculture and language dispersals, to fantasy and reality in hunter-gatherer studies, to disputed interpretations of Thai Buddhism and Javanese Islam, to ongoing government efforts to manage religion, create proper citizens, resettle and assimilate indigenous populations, end shifting cultivation and promote modernization.

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AuthorRobert L. Winzeler
PublisherAltaMira Press
Publication Year2011
Height6.38 inch.
Length0.97 inch.
Width9.38 inch.
Weight1.4 pounds.

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