Oral History in Southeast Asia

Memories and Fragments

  • Editors
  • Kah Seng Loh
  • Stephen Dobbs
  • Ernest Koh

Part of the PALGRAVE Studies in Oral History book series (PSOH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Oral History and Fragments in Southeast Asia

    1. Kah Seng Loh, Ernest Koh, Alistair Thomson
      Pages 1-21
  3. Oral History and Official History

  4. Memories of Violence

  5. Oral Tradition and Heritage

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 195-205

About this book


Using the presence of the past as a point of departure, this books explores three critical themes in Southeast Asian oral history: the relationship between oral history and official histories produced by nation-states; the nature of memories of violence; and intersections between oral history, oral tradition, and heritage discourses.


history individual Indonesia Malaysia Thailand

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45703-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31167-2
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