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    Submitted by Dr. Dennis P. Tishken

    NEH Summer Institute on “Southeast Asia: Indigenous Impulses and Outside Influences”

    Southeast Asia

Regional Studies (History, Culture, Literature and Arts)

Herbert, Patricia and Anthony Milner .ed. Southeast Asia Languages and Literatures: A

    Select Guide. Kiscadale Publications/ South-East Asia Library Group, 1989.

Kerlogue, Fiona. Arts of Southeast Asia. London: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

Lent, John. ed. Asian Popular Culture. Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.

Mulder, Niels. Inside Southeast Asia: Thai, Javanese and Filipino Interpretations of

    Everyday Life. Bangkok: Duang Kamal, 1992.

     nd______. Inside Southeast Asia: Religion, Everyday Life and Cultural Change. 2 rev. ed. ,

    Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Press, 1996/2000.

    ______. Southeast Asian Images: Towards Civil Society? Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books,


Olson, Grant. ed. Modern Southeast Asian Literature in Translation: A Resource for

    Teachers. Tempe, AZ:Arizona State University/ Programs for South Asian

    Studies, 1997. (This is an excellent resource for identifying useful pieces of

    literature on a country-by-country basis.)

Osborne, Milton. Exploring Southeast Asia: A Traveler’s History of the Region. Australia:

    Allen and Unwin, 2002.

    Tarling, Nicholas. ed. The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia, 2 vols. Cambridge,


______. Southeast Asia: A Modern History. Melbourne, 2001.

Wolters, O.W. History, Culture, and Region in Southeast Asian Perspectives. Rev. ed.

    Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications/ Studies on Southeast Asia No. 26,


Regional Audio-Visuals

Asian Insight. 1980’s. 3 pts. (291 min.) Chicago: Films Incorporated. (Pt. 1 features

    Japan/Hong Kong; Pt. 2 features Indonesia/Philippines; and Pt. 3 features


    Folk Dances of Asia and the Pacific. 1991. (60 min.) Tokyo: Asian Cultural Centre for

    UNESCO. (Features folk dances from China, Australia, Nepal, Vietnam, India,

    Philippines, Korea, Laos, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Indonesia, Japan, Bangladesh and


JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance. 1990. (30 videos for 1527 min.)

    Cambridge, MA: Rounder Records. 1990 . (Features units on East Asia, Southeast

    Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Soviet Union, the Americas, and


    A Sound of Tambours: An ASEAN Tapestry. 1990. (73 min.) Manda: Bayanihan

    Philippines Dance Co. (Music and dances from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia,

    Philippines, Singapore and Thailand performed by dancers from these respective


Slow Boat from Surabaya: Through Southeast Asia with Jack Pizzey. 6 videos/ 55 min.

    each. Falls Church, VA: Landmark Films. (Pt. 1 Past Colonial Waltz; Pt. 2-

    Diplomatic Thais; Pt. 3- Filipinos, the women of the Philippines; Pt. 4- Five Faces

    of God; Pt. 5- Rich, clever and homeless; and Pt. 6- Red pride, red sorrow.)


Cultural Ethnography

     rdMulder, Niels. Inside Thai Society: An Interpretation of Everyday Life. 3 rev. ed.

    Bangkok: Duang Kamol, 1990.

______. Inside Thai Society: Religion, Everyday Life, Change. Chiang Mai, Thailand:

    Silkworm Books, 2000.

    Redmond, Mont. Wondering into Thai Culture. Bangkok: Redmondian Insight

    Enterprises, 1998.

Schliesinger, Joachim. Ethnic Groups of Thailand: Non-Tai Speaking Peoples. Bangkok:

    White Lotus Co., 2000.

______. Tai Groups of Thailand. Vol. 1 (Introduction and Overview) and Vol. 2 (Profile

    of the Existing Groups). Bangkok: White Lotus Co., 2001.

Literature (Fiction)

Kepner, Susan Fulop. The Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women.

    University of California Press, 1996.

    Kriengkraipitch, Suvanna and Larry E. Smith. eds. Value Conflicts in Thai Society:

    Agonies of Change in Short Stories. Chulalongkorn University/ Social Research

    Institute in cooperation with the East--West Center, Honolulu, HA, 1992. (This

    anthology of brief short stories includes ethnographic comments by the editors on

    each story.)

Phillips, Herbert P. ed. Modern Thai Literature with an Ethnographic Interpretation.

    Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 1987. (Anthology covers period of


    Rutnia, Mattani Mojdoru. Modern Thai Literature. Bangkok: Thammasat University Press,


    Treasury of Modern Thai Literature: The Modern Period. Bangkok: Thai National

    Identity Board, Bangkok, 1989. (Anthology with cross-section of various genres.)


Thailand, the Golden Kingdom. 1991. (56 min.) San Ramon, CA: Video Visits.

Thailand, the Golden Paradise. 1990. (60 min.) Bangkok: Foto House Camera and Video.

    Thailand: Land of Smiles. 1980’s. (27 min.) Coronet Films and Video.

Rum Thai, Thai Classical Dance. 1990’s. (60 min.) Bangkok: Foto House Camera and


Thai Dance. 1985. (35 min.) Bangkok: ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information

    and Department of Public Relations. (Folk dances of indigenous peoples.)


Cultural Ethnography

     ndMulder, Niels. Individual and Society in Java: A Cultural Analysis. 2 rev. ed.

    Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Gadjah Mada University Press, 1989/1992.

______. Inside Indonesian Society: An Interpretation of Cultural Change in Java.

    Bangkok: Duang Kamal, 1994.

______. Indonesian Images: Culture of the Public World. Yogyakarta, Indonesia:

    Kanisius Publishing House, 2000.

Reid, Anthony. ed. Witnesses to Sumatra: A Traveller’s Anthology. Oxford University ththPress, 1995 (Traveler accounts from the 14 through the early 20 century)

Literature (Fiction)

    Lubis, Mochtar. Twilight in Jakarta. Trans. Claire Holt. NY: Vanguard Press, 1963.

    (Novel on the violent political upheaval of 1965.)

McGlynn, John H. ed. Menagerie: Indonesian Fiction, Poetry, Photographs, Essays.

    (Series with multiple volumes). Jakarta: Lontar Foundation, 1992-

    Tieu, A. Modern Indonesian Literature. Vols. 1 & 2. The Hague: Martinus Nijoff,


Toer, Pramoedya Ananta. It’s Not An All Night Fair (Bukan Pasar Malam). Jakarta:

    Equinox Publishing, 2001.

    ______. This Earth of Mankind. trans. Max Lane. NY: William Morrow, 1991.

______. Tales from Jakarta (Tjerita dari Djakarta). Jakarta: Equinox Publishing, 2000.


    Indonesia: The Jeweled Archipelago. 1996. (57 min.) San Ramon, CA: International

    Video Network.

Bali: A Window on Paradise. 1990. (53 min.) San Ramon, CA: International Video


The Three Worlds of Bali. 1981. (60 min.) Boston, MA: PBS & University of Southern


Ring of Fire. 1989. (4 videos/ 55 min. each) NY: Mystic Fire Video (A ten year voyage

    and trek among various remote islands of the Indonesian archipelago by two

    brothers in search of exotic adventures among indigenous tribal peoples.)

Beyond the Ring of Fire. 1996. (58 min.) NY: Mystic Fire Video. (A repeat visit to some of

    the same locations visited about ten years previously.)

Silk and Steel. 1996. (56 min.) NY: Filmmaker Library. (Examines role of women in

    modern Indonesian society.)

    Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World. 1990. (28 min.) Concord, MA: Home

    Vision. (Explores Indonesian rituals, myths and performances.)

The Five Stream Gamelan in Concert. 1994. (65 min.) Tucson, AZ: Tree of life Video.

    Toping: The Masked Dance Theatre of Bali. 1970/1981. (30 min.) NY: Asia Society

The Dancer and the Dance. 1988. (44 min.) London: Royal Anthropological Institute of