New book: Oral History in Southeast Asia

Oral History and Memory

Kah Seng Loh, Stephen Dobbs, and Ernest Koh (eds) Oral History in Southeast Asia: Memories and Fragments (Palgrave MacMillan: London and New York)

 

“A pioneering attempt – the first I know of – to systematically explore the knowledge only available through oral accounts as opposed to written texts, official history, and newspapers. A brilliant and original invitation to re-imagine the craft of history itself and to re-tell the history of Southeast Asia as it is spoken and remembered by those who lived it.”

– James C. Scott, Yale University, USA