The Khmer Lands of Vietnam: Environment, Cosmology and Sovereignty
In his recent book, Philip Taylor reveals the sophisticated ecological repertoire deployed by the Khmer Krom to deal with a complex river delta, and charts their diverse adaptations to a changing environment.
Ritual Textuality: Pattern and Motion in Performance
Author Matt Tomlinson argues that participants condition their own expectations of ritual success by interactively creating distinct textual patterns of sequence, conjunction, contrast, and substitution.
Identity and Pleasure: The Politics of Indonesian Screen Culture
In Identity and Pleasure Ariel Heryanto critically examines what media and screen culture reveal about the ways urban-based Indonesians attempted to redefine their identity in the first decade of this century.
Wild Man from Borneo
A cultural history of the orangutan, this book offers the first comprehensive history of the human-orangutan encounter. Written by CHL Professor Robert Cribb with colleagues Helen Gilbert and Helen Tiffin.