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  Volume 29, Number 2, July 2014

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

pp. v-vii


Civility’s Footprint: Ethnographic Conversations about Urban Civility and Sustainability in Ho Chi Minh City

pp. 223-262

Phantom Scandal: On the National Uses of the “Thailand Controversy”

pp. 263-299

Writing a Singular Past: Mon History and “Modern” Historiography in Burma

pp. 300-331

Building a Human Border: The Thai Border Patrol Police School Project in the Post–Cold War Era

pp. 332-363

Local Political Elites in Indonesia: "Risers" and "Holdovers"

pp. 364-407

“Authenticity” and “Foreign Talent” in Singapore: The Relative and Negative Logic of National Identity

pp. 408-437

Research Note

Singapore’s Balancing Act, from the Perspective of the Linguistic Landscape

pp. 438-466

SOJOURN Symposium

Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma by Mandy Sadan (review)

pp. 467-482

Review Essay I: Nicholas Farrelly

pp. 467-472

Review Essay II: La Raw Maran

pp. 473-477

Author’s Response: Mandy Sadan

pp. 477-481

Book Reviews

Interactions with a Violent Past: Reading Post-Conflict Landscapes in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam ed. by Vatthana Pholsena and Oliver Tappe (review)

pp. 483-486

Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia by Christopher R. Duncan (review)

pp. 486-488

Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500–1700 by Tara Alberts (review)

pp. 488-491

Gambling with the Land: The Contemporary Evolution of Southeast Asian Agriculture by Rodolphe De Koninck and Jean-François Rousseau (review)

pp. 491-495

Contemporary Islamic Discourse in the Malay-Indonesian World: Critical Perspectives by Azhar Ibrahim (review)

pp. 495-497

Ancestors in Borneo Societies: Death, Transformation and Social Immortality ed. by Pascal Couderc and Kenneth Sillander (review)

pp. 498-501

Gender and Islam in Southeast Asia: Women’s Rights Movements, Religious Resurgence and Local Traditions ed. by Susanne Schröter (review)

pp. 501-504

Rice Talks: Food and Community in a Vietnamese Town by Nir Avieli (review)

pp. 504-508

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