New PDF release: Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture (Asia in

By Victor T. King,Zawawi Ibrahim,Noor Hasharina Hassan

ISBN-10: 9811006717

ISBN-13: 9789811006715

This edited booklet is the 1st significant assessment of what has been accomplished in Borneo experiences to this point. Chapters during this ebook situate study on Borneo in the normal disciplinary fields of the social sciences, with the load of consciousness dedicated to anthropological study and similar fields resembling improvement stories, gender reviews, environmental stories, social coverage reports and cultural reviews. a number of the chapters during this ebook are prolonged types of shows on the Borneo study Council’s overseas convention hosted via Universiti Brunei Darussalam in June 2012 and a Borneo reports workshop organised in Brunei in 2012. the amount examines the various significant debates and controversies in Borneo stories, together with these that have served to attach post-war examine on Borneo to wider scholarship. It additionally assesses the various newer contributions and pursuits of in the neighborhood dependent researchers in universities and different associations in Borneo itself. the foremost power of the publication is the inclusion of a great deal of examine undertaken by means of students operating and instructing in the Southeast Asian area. specifically there's an exam of analysis fabrics released within the vernacular, particularly the outpouring of labor released in Indonesian by way of the Institut Dayakologi in Pontianak. In doing so, the e-book additionally addresses the pressing concerns that have no longer acquired the eye they deserve, in particular matters, issues and matters that experience already been coated yet require extra contemplation, elaboration and examine, and the scope for disciplinary and multidisciplinary collaboration in Borneo stories. The booklet is a priceless source and reference paintings for college students and researchers attracted to social technology scholarship on Borneo, and for people with wider pursuits in Indonesia and Malaysia, and within the Southeast Asian region.

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