Nicholas J. Long

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Nicholas J. Long is a lecturer in the Anthropology Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Books by this author

Being Malay in Indonesia

Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago

  • Well-written and insightful study of what it is to be “Malay”.
  • Focuses on an area that straddles the cultural divide between contemporary Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
  • Challenges much of the received wisdom in the anthropology of Southeast Asia.
  • Makes a powerful case for the importance of feelings, sentiments and affect in studies of local development and political change.