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Al-Fatiha: Edi Nasution

I have never personally met Edi Muhammad Yunus Nasution, better known as Edi Nasution, a Mandailing scholar and ethnomusicologist, even though I edited and wrote the foreword to his Tulila: Muzik Bujukan Mandailing (Areca…

Review of ‘The Chulia in Penang:Patronage and Place-Making around the Kapitan Kling Mosque 1786–1957’ by Barbara W. Andaya

The Chulia in Penang: Patronage and Place-Making around the Kapitan Kling Mosque 1786–1957. Khoo Salma Nasution Penang: Areca Books, 2014, 560 pages, 200+ maps, photographs and illustrations, ISBN 978-967-5719-15-8. RM$135.00 It is very hard in this short…

Living Landscapes, Connected Communities: Culture, Environment, and Change across Asia

Living Landscapes, Connected Communities: Culture, Environment, and Change across Asia LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Abas bin Leman is a member of the Jakun indigenous community from Kampung Melai, a small village near Tasik Chini, Malaysia. He is…