Shop by Areas »
Shop by Category »
One Malay Village
Many In Stock
In a society recognized for its multi-racial constitution, the relative homogeneity of Kelantan has inspired numerous researchers to seek the "essence" of "Malay-ness" in the traditional ethnic events and distinctive form of Islam practiced there. Drawing on the research conducted during more than ten site visits to the Kelantan community over a 30-year period, One Malay Village is a comparison of Tsubouchi's initial and final surveys. Through the juxtaposition of two "snapshots" taken twenty years apart, he reveals a process of change occurring in the community which even the locals are at risk of overlooking. The rapid changes experienced by this Malay community expose the limitations of analytic frameworks such as urban-rural community, modernization, and urbanization. In fact, these changes are of such a magnitude as to challenge the classification of Malaysia as a "developing" nation.
About Editors and Authors
TSUBOUCHI Yoshihiro is Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University. His field of study is sociology focusing on Southeast Asia. He graduated from the Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University, and went on to complete a PhD at the same graduate school. After serving as Assistant Professor at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, he became Professor there in 1982. In 1998, he transferred to the Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University, where he was Dean of the Graduate School. He served as Professor in the Faculty of Letters at Konan Women's University from 2001 and as President during 2005–10.
We ship worldwide by TaQ-Bin (Airmail). It normally takes around 7–10 days to reach the country of destination, depending on the local post service.
You will receive a tracking number when the order is fulfilled.
For a fair and transparent shipping price, the shipping costs are calculated based on:
1. Your shipping address
2. Weight of the books ordered
Because we need an address to calculate shipping costs, you can only see the shipping cost after you have added a shipping address to your order during the checkout.
We understand that shipping costs might seem like extra baggage. Therefore, we are offering a 50% discount on shipping! This is automatically calculated and deducted when you add a shipping address to your order at the time of check out.
After discount, the average shipping cost hover around US$ 15 for delivering 1 book and US$ 20 for 2 books.
For faster delivery, please contact us at email@example.com. We can quote shipping fees for Express Mail Service, FedEx, DHL etc.