Book awards: Harry J. Benda Prize in Southeast Asian Studies

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Pasyon and Revolution: Popular Movements in the Philippines, 1840-1910 by Reynaldo Clemena Ileto
Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves by Ward Keeler1991
Capitalism and Confrontation in Sumatra's Plantation Belt, 1870-1979 by Ann Laura Stoler1992
In the Realm of the Diamond Queen: Marginality in an Out-of-the-Way Place by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing1994
Siam Mapped: A History of the Geo-Body of a Nation by Thongchai Winichakul1995
The Play of Time: Kodi Perspectives on Calendars, History, and Exchange by Janet Hoskins1996
Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future: History as Prophecy in Colonial Java by Nancy K. Florida1997
Showing Signs of Violence: The Cultural Politics of a Twentieth-Century Headhunting Ritual by Kenneth M. George1998
Shadows of Empire: Colonial Discourse and Javanese Tales by Laurie J. Sears1999
The Domestication of Desire: Women, Wealth, and Modernity in Java by Suzanne April Brenner2000
Power and Intimacy in the Christian Philippines by Fenella Cannell2001
Imagining Vietnam and America: The Making of Postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950 by Mark Philip Bradley2002
The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940 by Peter Zinoman2003
Making Blood White: Historical Transformations in Early Modern Makassar by William Cummings2004
Red Hills: Migrants and the State in the Highlands of Vietnam by Andrew Hardy2005
Making Enemies: War and State Building in Burma by Mary P. Callahan2006
Secret Trades, Porous Borders: Smuggling and States Along a Southeast Asian Frontier, 1865-1915 by Eric Tagliacozzo2007
The Komedie Stamboel: Popular Theater in Colonial Indonesia, 1891?1903 (Ohio RIS Southeast Asia Series) by Matthew Isaac Cohen2008
Cambodge: The Cultivation of a Nation, 1860-1945 (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory) by Penny Edwards2009
Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words: Histories of Buddhist Monastic Education in Laos and Thailand by Justin Thomas McDaniel2010

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Awarded by the Southeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies
The Harry J. Benda Prize of the AAS is given annually to an outstanding newer scholar from any discipline or country specialization of Southeast Asian studies for a first book in the field.
Began in 1977
Benda Prize website


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