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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.

Archipelagic Southeast Asia
Archipelagic Southeast Asia

This chapter reviews the work of anthropologists researching the social organization and cultural forms of archipelagic (or ‘island’) Southeast Asia between, approximately, 1980 and 2010. It is not a comprehensive overview, but it is more than an account of regional ethnography, which – as I understand ...

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