It is hard to know how to begin to give thanks when thanks are due so
many. I have been fortunate to study with Joanna Williams, a model of erudi-
tion, kindness, and patience. She took the risk of accepting a graduate student
who knew next to nothing about art history or Southeast Asia, and has con-
tinued to encourage and support me over the years. I would like to thank my
teachers and academic advisers at Berkeley, including Amin Sweeney, Lewis
Lancaster, Patricia Berger, Jefrey Hadler, and Ninik Lunde. I also appreciate
the thoughts and comments of Nancy Tingley, Robert L....