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Southeast Asia: a brief history

Milton Walter Meyer

Southeast Asia: a brief history

by Milton Walter Meyer

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Published by Littlefield, Adams in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Southeast Asia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 250-255.

      Statementby Milton W. Meyer.
      SeriesA Littlefield, Adams quality paperback, no. 87
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS511 .M45 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 270 p.
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5294345M
      LC Control Number72022466

      Here is a brief, well-written, and lively survey of the history of Southeast Asia from ancient times to the present, paying particular attention to the region's role in world history and the distinctive societies that arose in lands shaped by green fields and forests, blue rivers and seas. Craig Lockard shows how for several millennia Southeast Asians, living at the crossroads of Asia, enjoyed. Nevertheless, as an introduction that will guide and stimulate beginning students of Southeast Asian history, this volume can be highly recommended. It has a useful general map on the endpapers, a comparative time chart of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, a list of further readings, and an index. Southeast Asia: An Introductory History.

      A Short History of South-East Asia, Sixth Edition is the latest in a series of updated texts spotlighting this fascinating revised chapters for all of the countries in this geographic area, this interesting text paints a remarkable overview of the characters and events that have shaped this part of the :   The book is full of the resulting acronyms for various multinational initiatives, EASI (East Asia Strategy Initiative) and APT (ASEAN Plus Three) but to name a few; luckily there is a glossary. Are we at the crossroads of history as the title of the final chapter of this book.

      5. Some of the general historical studies of Southeast Asia that also address in some form the wider context include John Bastin and Harry J. Benda, A History of Modern Southeast Asia (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, ); Mary Somers Heidhues, Southeast Asia: A Concise History (London: Thames and Hudson, ); Victor Lieberman, Strange Parallels: Southeast Asia in Global Context, c. Bottom Line Up Front Given its history, geography and demographics, Southeast Asia has proven to be hospitable terrain for myriad terrorist and insurgent groups. A recent attack against a church in Jolo in the southern Philippines highlights the enduring nature of the threat posed by jihadist militancy.


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