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Review Of "Strangers At Home: History And Subjectivity Among The Chinese Communities Of West Kalimantan, Indonesia" By Yew-Foong Hui, Sharon A. Carstens Feb 2013

Review Of "Strangers At Home: History And Subjectivity Among The Chinese Communities Of West Kalimantan, Indonesia" By Yew-Foong Hui, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Review of "Strangers at Home: History and Subjectivity among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia" by Yew-Foong Hui, published by Brill, 2011.


The Spiritual World Of A Hakka Village, Sharon A. Carstens Jan 2007

The Spiritual World Of A Hakka Village, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

This paper examines spiritual beliefs and practices in the Hakka Malaysian community of Pulai, focusing on the pantheon of deities and spirits worshipped and propitiated; the system of local beliefs in the power and efficacy of these deities; and the manner in which individuals and families have reproduced and altered these spiritual beliefs over time. Unlike my previous writings about religion in Pulai, which have emphasized the sociological components of local religion practices, my goal here is to explore the cosmological system, world view, and system of meanings conveyed through religious practices in this Hakka village.

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Chinese Indonesians : Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting, Edited By Tim Lindsley And Helen Pausacker, Sharon A. Carstens Oct 2006

Chinese Indonesians : Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting, Edited By Tim Lindsley And Helen Pausacker, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Review of Chinese Indonesians : Remembering, Distorting, Forgetting, edited by Tim Lindsley and Helen Pausacker edited by Tim Lindsey and Helen Pausacker, and published by ISEAS, 2005. 208 pages.


Chinese Minority In A Malay State By Tan Chee-Beng, Sharon A. Carstens Oct 2004

Chinese Minority In A Malay State By Tan Chee-Beng, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Review of Chinese Minority in a Malay State: The Case of Terengganu in Malaysia, by Chee Beng Tan, published by Eastern Universities Press, 2002.


Review Of "Reason And Passion: Representations Of Gender In A Malay Society," By Michael G. Peletz, Sharon A. Carstens Jan 1999

Review Of "Reason And Passion: Representations Of Gender In A Malay Society," By Michael G. Peletz, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Review of "Reason and Passion: Representations of Gender in a Malay Society" by Michael G. Peletz, published by University of California Press, 1996.


Review Of "Malaysia And The "Original People": A Case Study Of The Impact Of Development On Indigenous Peoples" By Robert Knox Dentan, Kirk Endicott, Alberto G. Gomes And A.B. Hooker, Sharon A. Carstens Feb 1998

Review Of "Malaysia And The "Original People": A Case Study Of The Impact Of Development On Indigenous Peoples" By Robert Knox Dentan, Kirk Endicott, Alberto G. Gomes And A.B. Hooker, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Book review of "Malaysia and the “Original People”: A Case Study of the Impact of Development on Indigenous Peoples" by Robert Knox Dentan, Kirk Endicott, Alberto G. Gomes, and A.B. Hooker. Published by Allyn and Bacon, 1997.


Ah Ku And Karayuki-San: Prostitution In Singapore, 1870-1940. By James Francis Warren, Sharon A. Carstens Jan 1994

Ah Ku And Karayuki-San: Prostitution In Singapore, 1870-1940. By James Francis Warren, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Review of James. F. Warren's "Ah Ku and Karayuki-san: Prostitution in Singapore, 1870-1940," published by Oxford University Press, 1993, xvi, 434 pages.


Review Of "Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People In Shanghai 1850-1980" By Emily Honig, Sharon A. Carstens Jan 1994

Review Of "Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People In Shanghai 1850-1980" By Emily Honig, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Book review of "Creating Chinese Ethnicity: Subei People in Shanghai 1850-1980" by Emily Honig, published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1992.


Review Of "Opium To Java: Revenue Farming And Chinese Enterprise In Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910" By James R. Rush, Sharon A. Carstens May 1991

Review Of "Opium To Java: Revenue Farming And Chinese Enterprise In Colonial Indonesia, 1860-1910" By James R. Rush, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Book review of "Opium to Java: Revenue Farming and Chinese Enterprise in Colonial Indonesia, 1860–1910," by James B. Rush, published by Cornell University Press, 1990.


Chinese Politics In Malaysia: A History Of The Malaysian Chinese Association, By Heng Pek Koon, Sharon A. Carstens Jul 1989

Chinese Politics In Malaysia: A History Of The Malaysian Chinese Association, By Heng Pek Koon, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

Book review of Chinese Politics in Malaysia: A History of the Malaysian Chinese Association, by Heng Pek Koon, published by Oxford University Press in 1988.


From Myth To History: Yap Ah Loy And The Heroic Past Of Chinese Malaysians, Sharon A. Carstens Sep 1988

From Myth To History: Yap Ah Loy And The Heroic Past Of Chinese Malaysians, Sharon A. Carstens

Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations

The exploration of differing historical interpretations has become an area of growing interest to anthropologists and historians alike, who have come to recognize that diverse interpretations of the same events can create as powerful a force for future actions as the events themselves. Following this approach, history becomes not so much a narrative progression of events, as shifts in meaning structures over time. The impact of such a perspective on scholars of Southeast Asian societies has led to both an increasingly critical use of colonial sources as well as to renewed interest in native or indigenous documents. We have also ...