Everyday Life in Southeast Asia

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Everyday Life in Southeast Asia

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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.

ISBN

9780253356376

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

Indiana University Press

City

Bloomington, IN

Disciplines

Anthropology

Everyday Life in Southeast Asia

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