Ann Kumar's Papers & Publications

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2018

'The Wuku calendar'. Invited blog written for the British Library in their Javanese Manuscripts series.

2018

'Panji'. Invited blog written for the British Library in their Javanese Manuscripts series.

2018

'New Paths to the Past: DNA and Linguistics'. Draft paper on the role of quantitative historical evidence, discussing the contribution of DNA and Linguistics to our understanding of the past (both history and prehistory). Comments welcome!

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2018

''Citizenship’ and Java'. Invited paper presented at the Leiden University Festschrift Citizenship Symposium.

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2012

'Humble auxiliaries' in Old Japanese: Javanese derivations, context and significance' in Cathryn Donohue, Shunichi Ishihara and William Steed eds., Quantitative approaches to problems in linguistics: Studies in honour of Phil Rose, Lincom Europa, Munich, Germany, pp. 241-263.

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2012

'Dominion over Palm and Pine: Early Indonesia's Maritime Reach', in Geoff Wade and Li Tana eds., Anthony Reid and the Study of the Southeast Asian Past, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, pp. 101-122.

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2011

“’The Single Most Astonishing Fact of Human Geography’: Indonesia’s Far West Colony’, Indonesia 92 (October 2011) pp. 59-95.

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2011

'Indonesian Historical Writing after Independence' in Oxford History of Historical Writing, eds. Axel Scheidner and Daniel Woolf, vol. 5. Historical Writing since 1945, pp. 575-593.'

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2009

Globalizing the Prehistory of Japan: Language, Genes and civilization, Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia.

2008

'Significant Time, Myths and Power in the Javanese Calendar' in Jan van der Putte and Mary Kilcline Cody eds., Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World , NUS Press Singapore, pp. 1-16.

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2006

“A World of Difference: the Case of Java”, Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs 40/2 (2006), pp. 3-23.

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2006

“Sailing up the map: a re-examination of constructs of Javanese-ness in the light of new evidence.” Indonesia and the Malay World 34/28 (March 2006) pp. 23-38.

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2000

"Imagining Women in Javanese Religion: Goddesses, Ascetes, Queens, Consorts, Wives", Barbara Andaya, ed., Other Pasts: Women, Gender and History in Early Modern Southeast Asia, University of Hawai’i, 2000.

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2000

(with Phil Rose) 'Lexical Evidence for Early Contact between Indonesian Languages
and Japanese.' Oceanic Linguistics. Volume 39, Number 2, pp. 219-255.

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1999

'Encyclopedia-izing and the organization of knowledge; A cross-cultural perspective', Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Encompassing knowledge:Indigenous encyclopedias from ninth-century Java to twentieth-century Riau vol. 155 (1999), no. 3, Leiden, 470- 488.

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1998

'An Indonesian Component in the Yayoi?: The Evidence of Biological Anthropology', Anthropological Science, 106, 1998, pp. 265-276.

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1997

'Pancasila Plus, Pancasila Minus', in Peter G. Riddell and Tony Street eds., Islam: Essays on Scripture, Thought and Society: A Festschrift in Honour of Anthony H. Johns, Leiden, Brill, 1997; vol. XXVII of the series Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science, edited by H. Daiber and D. Pingree.

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1996

(with John H. McGlynn) Illuminations: The Writing Traditions of Indonesia.  The Lontar Foundation, Jakarta and Weatherhill, New York & Tokyo.

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1996

'Does Japanese Have an Austronesian Stratum?'  International Symposium on Language and Linguistics,vol. 2 pp. 522-543; Mahidol University, Bangkok.

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1987

Review Article: "Islam, the Chinese and Indonesian Historiography"Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 46, no.3 (August 1987), pp.603-616.

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1987

"Literary Approaches to Slavery and the Indies Enlightenment: van Hogendorp's Kraspoekol, Indonesia 43 (April 1987) pp. 43-65.

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1987

Review Article: "Islam, the Chinese and Indonesian Historiography"Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 46, no.3 (August 1987), pp.603-616.

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1984

'On variation in babads' Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 140 (1984), no: 2/3, Leiden, 223-247.

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1982

"The 'Suryengalagan Affair' of 1883 and its Successors: Born Leaders in Changed Times , BKI 138, 2/3 (1982), pp.251-284.

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1980

'Javanese Court Society and Politics in the Late Eighteenth Century: the Record of a Lady Soldier', Indonesia 29 (April 1980) pp. 1-46.

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Part II: Political Developments: the Courts and the Company 1784-1791", Indonesia 30 (October 1980), pp.67-111.

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1980

"The Peasantry and the State on Java: Changes of Relationship, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries", in James J. Fox et al., Indonesia: Australian Perspectives, Canberra, Research School of Pacific Studies 1980, pp.577-599.

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1979

"Javanese Historiography in and of the "Colonial Period": a Case Study", in Anthony Reid and David Marr, eds., Perceptions of the Past in Southeast Asia. Asian Studies Association of Australia Southeast Asia Series No. 4, 1979, pp.187-206.

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1972

"Dipanagara (?1787-1855)", Indonesia No.13, April 1972, pp.69-118.

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