Overwhelming Terror: Love, Fear, Peace and Violence among Semai of Malaysia

-30% Overwhelming Terror: Love, Fear, Peace and Violence among Semai of Malaysia
Author: Robert Knox Dentan
New Pb276 pp.
Subjects: Malaysia, Indigenous Studies
Condition: Good
Publisher: SIRD
Published: 2009
This powerful ethnography of a people believed to be the least violent in the world explores how they maintain peaceful relations even under the most dire circumstances.

Robert Knox Dentan, the world's most foremost scholar of Semai, brings its members vividly to life. His book includes translations of their poetry, dramatized accounts of particular events, and narratives in their own words.

Throughout, the author highlights the mechanisms and costs of peace, underscoring their relevance to everyday life in all societies. Students and scholars of peace studies, conflict resolution, ethnography, and Southeast Asia will find this unique work an invaluable and compelling study.

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  • Brand: SIRD
  • Product Code: 9789833782703 – Overwhelming Terror: Love, Fear, Peace and
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Tags: Ethnography, Literature in Translation, Malaysia, Nonviolence, Robert Knox Dentan, Semai, SIRD