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The Bookshelf Spotlight was developed to direct interested readers to the wide variety of Southeast Asia focused publications released each year. Spotlight may be of interest to collection specialists, instructors, researchers, and the general reader interested in Southeast Asia. We welcome new theme and title suggestions to help us grow this resource over time — please email us at with suggestions.


Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

edited by Vina Lanzon &
Frederik Rettig


Disturbed Forests, Fragmented Memories Jarai and Other Lives in the Cambodian Highlands

by Jonathan Padwe

The Dragon in the Jungle: The Chinese Army in the Vietnam War

by Xiaobing Li

Indonesia’s Islamic Revolution

by Kevin W. Fogg

Run Me to Earth

by Paul Yoon

Hearing Southeast Asia: Sounds of Power and Hierarchy in Context

by Nathan Porath


UH Mānoa CSEAS has 1,195 books on Goodreads

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