Southeast Asia Over Three Generations: Essays Presented to Benedict R. O'G. Anderson

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SEAP Publications, 2003 - History - 398 pages
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In honor of Benedict Anderson's many years as a teacher and his profound contributions to the field of Southeast Asian studies, the editors have collected essays from a number of the many scholars who studied with him. These articles deal with the literature, politics, history, and culture of Southeast Asia, addressing Benedict Anderson's broad concerns.

 

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Contents

Introduction
7
John Furnivall Dutch New Guinea
27
The Specter of Coincidence
75
Images of Colonial Cities in Early Indonesian Novels
91
Hai Van The Storm and Vietnamese Communism in the Interwar
125
Luang Wichit Wathakans Huang Rak Haew
145
On Rizals El Filibusterismo
165
Bai Rens Nanyang Piaoliuji and
189
Rewriting Thai History
245
Urban Space
283
Democracy Village Elections and Protest in Indonesia
303
Not Quite an Imagined Community
383
Contributors
397
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Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson was born in Kunming, China on August 26, 1936. He received a degree in classics from Cambridge University in 1957 and a Ph.D. in government from Cornell University in 1967. He taught at Cornell University until his retirement, as an emeritus professor of international studies, in 2002. His best-known book, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, was first published in 1983. He died of heart failure on December 12, 2015 at the age of 79.

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