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Southeast Asian History

Author : D. R. SarDesai
ISBN : 9780813348575
Genre : History
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A thoroughly updated collection providing a balance of countries, eras, and perspectives in Southeast Asian history

Voices Of Southeast Asia

Author : George E. Dutton
ISBN : 9780765636676
Genre : History
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Spanning more than a millennium, this anthology gathers literary sources from across the entire region of Southeast Asia. Its 24 selections derive from a variety of genres and reflect the diverse range of cultural influences the region has experienced.

Southeast Asia

Author : D. R. SarDesai
ISBN : 0813344344
Genre : History
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A balanced, readable account of Southeast Asia from ancient to modern times, covering traditional history as well as current events.

A History Of Early Modern Southeast Asia 1400 1830

Author : Barbara Watson Andaya
ISBN : 9780521889926
Genre : History
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Written by two expert and highly esteemed authors, this is the much-anticipated textbook on the early modern history of Southeast Asia.

Money Markets And Trade In Early Southeast Asia

Author : Robert S. Wicks
ISBN : 9781501719479
Genre : Business & Economics
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This substantial work explores the impact of monetization in premodern Southeast Asia from the third century BCE to the rise of Maleka in the early fifteenth century. The author explores why concepts of money developed unevenly throughout the region. He considers trade policies, price controls, exchange ratios, monopolies, variant standards of value, and the administrative structures required to support such a complex economic innovation.

A New History Of Southeast Asia

Author : M.C. Ricklefs
ISBN : 9781137015549
Genre : History
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A new, comprehensive, one volume history of Southeast Asia that spans prehistory to the present. Ricklefs brings together colleagues at the National University of Singapore whose expertise covers the entire region, encompassing political, social, economic, religious and cultural history. Opening with an account of the ethnic groups and initial cultural and social structures of Southeast Asia, the book moves through the early 'classical' states, the arrival of new global religions and the impact of non-indigenous actors. The history of early modern states and their colonial successors is followed by analysis of World War II across the region, Offering a definitive account of decolonisation and early post-colonial nation-building, the text then transports us to modern-day Southeast Asia, exploring its place in a world recovering from the financial crisis. The distinguished author team provide an authoritative and accessible narrative, drawing upon the latest research and offering detailed guidance on further reading. A landmark contribution to the field, this is an essential text for scholars, students and anyone interested in Southeast Asia.

A History Of Early Southeast Asia

Author : Kenneth R. Hall
ISBN : 9780742567627
Genre : History
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This comprehensive history provides a fresh interpretation of Southeast Asia from 100 to 1500, when major social and economic developments foundational to modern societies took place on the mainland (Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) and the island world (Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines). Incorporating the latest archeological evidence and international scholarship, Kenneth R. Hall enlarges upon prior histories of early Southeast Asia that did not venture beyond 1400, extending the study of the region to the Portuguese seizure of Melaka in 1511. Written for a wide audience of non-specialists, the book will be essential reading for all those interested in Asian and world history.

Intercultural Exchange In Southeast Asia

Author : Tara Alberts
ISBN : 9781848859494
Genre : History
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At the dawn of European colonialism, the Southeast Asian region encompassed some of the most diverse and influential cultures in early modern history. The circulation of people, commodities, ideas and beliefs along the key trading routes, from the Eastern edge of the Mughal empire to the Southern Chinese border, stimulated some of the great cultural and political achievements of the age. Here, Tara Alberts and D.R.M. Irving draw together accounts of early modern religious conversions, diplomatic history and scientific explorations across the regions many societies, along with histories of slavery and urban development. Throughout, the authors engage with some of the neglected subjects of the period - slaves, rebels and women in particular - in order to understand the multiple levels of exchange and interactions which occurred between these disparate ethnic and religious states. This will be essential reading for those interested in the cultural and political origins of modern Asia.

Early Civilizations Of Southeast Asia

Author : Dougald J. W. O'Reilly
ISBN : 0759102791
Genre : History
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Using the archaeological record, O'Reilly traces the rise of the state in Southeast Asia in a general synthesis.

Exploring Southeast Asia

Author : Milton E. Osborne
ISBN : 9781741151541
Genre : Travel
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Written by one of the world's preeminent experts on Southeast Asia, this easy-to-read guidebook offers a lively chronicle of a tantalizing part of the world that has undergone dramatic changes during its long and colorful history.

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