Everyday Life in Southeast Asia

Everyday Life in Southeast Asia
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Publisher : Indiana University Press
Total Pages : 381
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ISBN-10 : 9780253223210
ISBN-13 : 0253223210
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Book Synopsis Everyday Life in Southeast Asia by : Kathleen M. Adams

Download or read book Everyday Life in Southeast Asia written by Kathleen M. Adams and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2011-07-18 with total page 381 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompassing both mainland and island countries, these engaging essays describe personhood and identity, family and household organization, nation-states, religion, popular culture and the arts, the legacies of war and recovery, globalization, and the environment. Throughout, the focus is on the daily lives and experiences of ordinary people. Most of the essays are original to this volume, while a few are widely taught classics. All were chosen for their timeliness and interest, and are ideally suited for the classroom.

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