The book has an easy reading style, making it accessible to anyone, though it is likely most practical for historians of Laos. As a contemporary compendium of 18 excellent papers celebrating the work of a leading Lao historian, [the book] is outstanding.

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The Chinese Historical Review

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A major scholarly accomplishment in exploring the details of Yuan’s life and his many roles in China’s public sphere.  

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South China Morning Post

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This bold collection is a chance to hear the working-class voices of Indonesian migrants that until now have rarely been heard in the English language.

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Mountain Research and Development

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'The First book of its kind and a welcome addition to the literature on qualitative research methods. (...) While the individual chapters all represent useful contributions in themselves, the whole…

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Navy History: http://www.navyhistory.org/2016/09/book-review-end-of-empire-100-days-in-1945-that-changed-asia-and-the-world/

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"This book is a great introductory look at the forces that over the past 70 years have shaped the current political, economic, and social outlook of the countries of the Asian Pacific Rim. Anyone who is interested in the Asian Pacific Rim countries should read this book."

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WAGRev: http://www.wagnet.ox.ac.uk/wagrev/journals/articles/01104.pdf

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"For anyone academically and/or politically interested in local activism, discourses and strategies inside the queer/tongzhi community in Mainland China, this book gives a great overview of the political and social obstacles and impressive hard-earned achievements of its highly active members.

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https://goo.gl/AUjqgD

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"(…) an absolutely marvellous publication that offers real originality – it’s a tour de force. Monica Janowski’s Tuked Rini, Cosmic Traveller (NIAS Press) is both innovative and visually engaging.

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Political Studies Review

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"Simpson’s overall conclusion (…) provides a wealth of insights, many of them unexpected, into the political principles, ethical commitments and diverse tactics of justice-oriented campaigns led by these ‘emancipatory governance groups’ … The book contains a wealth of information on the process-oriented nature of such groups, and the author does an excellent job o
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Asian Politics and Policy

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“Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar essentially contributes to the understanding of the nexus between energy security and environmental governance making it a must read for scholars, policymakers, and activists alike.
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