Book Covers: Yale SEAS Monograph series

Back and front covers, with spine, of volumes from the Yale Southeast Asia Studies Monograph series, displayed at approximately 50% scale. Actual dimensions of each volume are 6" (width) by 9" (height); spine widths vary. Dimensions, colors, and several other layout elements of the cover designs have been kept consistent with the publisher and monograph series’ style. Full color covers begin with #59.

SEAS #69 Pavin cover at full size

#69, Rama X: The Thai Monarchy under King Vajiralongkorn, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, editor. (2023 & 2024)
[[x + 296 pp. = 306 pp.; 8 illustrations].
Cover by MetaGlyfix, after author’s concept.

SEAS #68 Pavin cover at full size

#68, Coup, King, Crisis: A Critical Interregnum in Thailand, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, editor. (2020 & 2021)
[[xii + 380 pp. = 392 pp.; 4 tables, 1 illustration].
Cover by MetaGlyfix, after author’s concept.

SEAS #67 Kammen and Chen cover at full size

#67, Cina Timor: Baba, Hakka, and Cantonese in the Making of East Timor, Douglas Kammen and Jonathan Chen (2019)
[xviii + 242 pp. = 260 pp.; 4 maps; 35 illustrations, 12 tables]
Cover by MetaGlyfix, after author’s concept.

SEAS #66 Adeney-Risakottacover at full size

#66, Living in a Sacred Cosmos: Indonesia and the Future of Islam, Bernard Adeney-Risakotta (2018)
[xviii + 408 pp. = 426 pp.; 3 illustrations, 29 tables]
Cover by MetaGlyfix, after author’s photo.

SEAS #65 Kanokrat cover at full size

#65, The Rise of the Octobrists in Contemporary Thailand: Power and Conflict Among Former Left-Wing Student Activists in Thai Politics, Kanokrat Lertchoosakul (2016)
[xx + 314 pp. = 334 pp.; 3 illustrations, 6 tables]
Cover and illustration by MetaGlyfix (drawing after author’s graphic).

SEAS #64 Barnes, Stein, and Diebold cover at full size

#64, Gold in Southeast Asia, Ruth Barnes, Emma Natalya Stein, and Benjamin Diebold, editors (2015)
[xviii + 290 pp. = 308 pp.; 130 illustrations (125 photographs, 3 tables, 2 maps)]
Cover by MetaGlyfix from editor’s photo.

SEAS #63 R.H. Barnes cover at actual size

#63, Excursions into Eastern Indonesia: Essays on History and Social Life, R.H. Barnes (2013)
[xiv + 398 pp. = 412 pp.; 49 illustrations (44 photographs, 5 line drawings, 3 tables); 8 maps]
Cover design by MetaGlyfix from author’s photo.

SEAS #62 Herriman cover at actual size

#62, The Entangled State: Sorcery, State Control, and Violence in Indonesia, Nicholas Herriman (2012)
[xviii + 174 pp. = 192 pp.; 2 illustrations; 1 table]
Cover design by MetaGlyfix from stock photo.

SEAS #61 Wilcox cover at 50% scale

#61, Allegories of the Vietnamese Past: Unification and the Production of a Modern Historical Identity, Wynn Wilcox (2011)
[x + 212 pp.; 8 illustrations]
Cover design by MetaGlyfix from archive photograph selected by author; photo courtesy of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.
(view sample spread of text, showing Vietnamese characters, and photograph on verso folio; and sample spread of text showing characters in Chinese as well as Vietnamese)

SEAS #60 Givson and Sillander cover at 50% scale

#60, Anarchic Solidarity: Autonomy, Equality, and Fellowship in Southeast AsiaThomas Gibson and Kenneth Sillander, editors (2011)
[x + 312 pp.; 3 tables, 3 maps, 5 illustrations]
Cover design by MetaGlyfix from editors’ photograph.
(view sample spread of text with map [by MetaGlyfix, from author’s draft], and sample spread of text showing MetaGlyfix illustrations [from author’s drafts])

SEAS #59 Rozenberg cover at 50% scale>

#59, Renunciation and Power: The Quest for Sainthood in Contemporary Burma, Guillaume Rozenberg, translated from the French by Jessica Hackett (2010)
[xiv + 182 pp.; 1 map, 1 illustration]
Cover design by MetaGlyfix from author’s photograph.
(view sample spread of text with Burmese passages in Burmese font)

SEAS #58 Quimpo cover at 50% scale

#58, Contested Democracy and the Left in the Philippines after Marcos, Nathan Gilbert Quimpo (2008)
[xx + 424 pp.; 9 maps; 4 tables]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a photograph by Jimmy A. Domingo.

#57 Thien Cover at 50% scale

#57, Hoa Lo/Hanoi Hilton Stories, Nguyen Chi Thien (2007)
[xvi + 280 pp.; 10 illustrations]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a photograph of the author in 1978. The poor quality original photo is significant because it had accompanied the manuscript of his poems that he brought to the British Embassy in Hanoi in 1979, moments before his arrest outside the embassy gate.

#56 Conklin Cover at 50% scale

#56, Fine Description: Ethnographic and Linguistic Essays, Harold C. Conklin; edited by Joel Kuipers and Ray McDermott (2007)
[xx + 512 pp.; index; 9 tables; 75 illustrations (including maps)];
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a photograph of the author with Pugguwon Lupiah.

#55 Seow cover

#55, Beyond Suspicion? The Singapore Judiciary. Francis T. Seow (2006). Foreword by Gary Woodard
[xxii + 406 pp; bibliography; index]
Cover art: Iudiciarius Singaporiensis (illustration by MetaGlyfix)

Dove/Sajise/Doolittle Cover

#54, Conserving Nature in Culture: Case Studies from Southeast Asia, Michael R. Dove, Percy E. Sajise, and Amity A. Doolittle, eds. (2005)
[xviii + 350 pp; bibliography; index; 37 tables; 25 illustrations]
Cover illustration: “Ejecting an Intruder,” from Alfred Russel Wallace, The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-Utan, and Bird of Paradise. A Narrative of Travel, With Studies of Man and Nature (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1869)

Winarto Cover

#53, Seeds of Knowledge: The Beginning of Integrated Pest Management in Java, Yunita Triwardani Winarto (2004). Foreword by James J. Fox.
[xxii + 429 pp.; bibliography; glossary; 14 tables; 18 illustrations (10 drawings); 8 maps]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a photograph by the author: “The ‘farmer-professor,’ Idham, was seriously observing the form of a ‘red mosquito,’ the host of rice gall midge (‘ganjur’). This was the first time he discovered the ‘mosquito’ after searching for two years.”

Tannenbaum-Kammerer cover

#52, Founders’ Cults in Southeast Asia: Ancestors, Polity, and Identity, Nicola Tannenbaum and Cornelia Ann Kammerer, eds. (2003)
[xii + 374 pp.; bibliography; index; 2 tables; 9 illustrations (7 photos and 2 line drawings); 2 maps]
Cover illustrations are duotones made from photographs by the editors: “Lowering the Phaya Sihanatraja statue into place, 1990” (left; Nicola Tannenbaum) and “The Phaya Sihanatraja statue in Maehongson, Thailand” (right; Cornelia Ann Kammerer).

Hanks cover

#51, Tribes of the North Thailand Frontier, Jane Richardson Hanks and Lucien Mason Hanks (2001)
[xlviii + 320 pp.; index, appendices; 4 tables; 3 illustrations; 2 maps, including a separate, oversize map]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a photograph of an Ahka young girl by Jane R. Hanks.

Ly Y cover

#50, Heaven Becomes Hell, Ly Y; edited by John S. Driscoll (2000)
[xii + 226 pp; 19 illustrations, including 1 map and 11 photos]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a painting done at Khoav I Dang Holding Center, Thailand, in 1980, by Lor Sun Kry, who now resides in France. The caricature of the author is by Dan Wasserman.

Maung Maung cover

#49, The 1988 Uprising in Burma, Dr. Maung Maung (1999)
[xx + 306 pp; index]
Cover illustration is a duotone made from a 1978 photo of the author. The figure has been placed in front of a roughened artificial gradient background.

Ammarell cover

#48, Bugis Navigation, Gene Ammarell (1999)
[xiv + 300 pp; 8 maps, including 4 oversized maps in separate pocket; 23 original illustrations; 15 tables of data; appendix; bibliography of references; index]
Illustration on the cover — Haji Arpa Tallé setting sail from Balobaloang aboard the Alam Bahari — is a duotone made from a retouched version of a photo by the author.

Hill cover

#47, Merchants and Migrants: Ethnicity and Trade among Yunnanese chinese in Southeast Asia, Ann Maxwell Hill (1998)
[viii + 178 pp; 3 maps; bibliography of references; index]
Illustration on the cover is a duotone made from a black and white photo by the author, to which a dark gradient was added to the sky.

Winzeler cover

#46, Indigenous Peoples and the State: Politics, Land, and Ethnicity in the Malayan Peninsula and Borneo, Robert L. Winzeler, ed. (1997)
[xii + 318 pp; 18 illustrations (photos and line drawings); 5 maps; bibliography; index]
Illustration on the cover above is an original drawing by the editor.

Kammerer/Tannenbaum cover

#45, Merit and Blessing in Mainland Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective, Cornelia Ann Kammerer and Nicola Tannenbaum, eds. (1996)
[xii + 264 pp; 18 illustrations (photos); 2 figures; bibliography; index]
Cover illustrations are duotones.

Durrenberger cover

#44, State Power and Culture in Thailand, E. Paul Durrenberger, ed. (1996)
[viii + 202 pp; 7 tables; reference lists]
Cover illustration is a duotone.

Vickers cover

#43, Being Modern in Bali: Image and Change, Adrian Vickers, ed. (1996)
[xiv + 258 pp; 2 maps; 1 figure; glossary; bibliography/references]
Cover illustration is a cartoon (supplied by editor), minimally retouched.

Seow cover

#42, To Catch a Tartar: A Dissident in Lee Kuan Yew’s Prison, by Francis T. Seow (1994)
[xxxvi + 294 pp; 3 maps; 2 figures; 5 appendices; index]
Cover illustration is an original interpretation of a sketch by the author.

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