ICAS Book Prize 2011 - Short Lists



  1. Rachel V. Harrison & Peter A. Jackson (eds.), The Ambiguous Allure of the West; traces of the Colonial in Thailand. Hongkong University Press: Hong Kong 2010.
  2. Rebecca Nedostup, Superstitious Regimes. Religion and the Politics of Chinese Modernity.  Harvard University Press Center / Harvard University Press: Cambridge 2009.
  3. Sandra Niessen, Legacy in Cloth. Batak Textiles in Indonesia. KITLV Press: Leiden 2009.
  4. Karen Strassler, Refracted Visions. Popular Photography and National Modernity in Java. Duke University Press: Durham and London 2010
  5. Stein Tønnesson, Vietnam 1946. How the War Began. University of California Press: Berkeley / Los Angeles / London 2010

 Social Sciences

  1. Irfan Ahmad, Islamism and Democracy in India. Princeton University Press: Princeton and Oxford 2009
  2. Uradyn E. Bulag, Collaborative Nationalism. The Politics of Friendship on China’s Mongolian Frontier. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: Lanham / Boulder / New York / Toronto / Plymouth, UK 2010 
  3. Kuan-Hsing Chen, Asia as a Method. Towards Deimperialization. Duke University Press: Durham and London 2010 
  4. Robin M. LeBlanc, The Art of Gut. Manhood, Power, and Ethics in Japanese Politics. University of California Press: Berkeley / Los Angeles / London 2010 
  5. Rochona Majumdar, Marriage and Modernity. Family Values in Colonial Bengal. Duke University Press: Durham and London 2009

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