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Roberts JL, 2016, Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and nation among the Sino-Burmese

Book Chapters

Roberts J, 2020, 'Heritage Conservation as Trickle-Down Development', in Peycam P; Wang S-L; Hui Y-F; Hsiao H-HM (ed.), Heritage as Aid and Diplomacy in Asia, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, pp. 305 - 328

Huang S; Roberts JL, 2019, 'Place‐Making', in , Wiley, pp. 1 - 5,

Roberts JL, 2018, 'In search of Urban identities in Myanmar', in Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia, pp. 400 - 410,

Roberts JL, 2017, 'Urban', in Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar, pp. 64 - 71

Roberts J, 2017, 'Heritage-making and post-coloniality in Yangon, Myanmar', in Citizens, Civil Society and Heritage-Making in Asia, Flipside Digital Content Company Inc., Singapore, pp. 40 - 60

Roberts J, 2017, 'Tradition as an Imposed and Elite Inheritance: Yangon's Modern Past', in Whose Tradition?, Routledge, New York, pp. 41 - 61

Roberts JL, 2013, 'The Sin Oh Dan street lion dance competition: A temporary space for cross-cultural understanding', in Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking, pp. 62 - 74,

Journal articles

Roberts JL, 2020, 'Southeast Asia’s Modern Architecture: Questions of Translation, Epistemology and Power', Fabrications, vol. 30, pp. 430 - 432,

Roberts JL, 2020, 'Displacement, Encroachment and Settlement: Interrogating Kyu in Peri-Urban Yangon', City and Society, vol. 32, pp. 421 - 435,

Roberts JL, 2019, 'Everyday economic survival in Myanmar', CRITICAL ASIAN STUDIES, vol. 51, pp. 637 - 638,

Roberts JL, 2019, 'Mapping Cultural Nationalism: The Scholars of the Burma Research Society, 1910-1935.', AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 124, pp. 228 - 229,

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