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Exploring Southeast Asia : a traveller's history of the region

Author: Milton E Osborne
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Milton Osborne is one of the world's pre-eminent writers on Southeast Asia, and this lively and easy to read guide is a distillation of a lifetime's knowledge and experience on the region. Essential reading for travellers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Osborne, Milton E.
Exploring Southeast Asia.
Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2002
(OCoLC)51499697
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milton E Osborne
ISBN: 1741151546 9781741151541 1282150928 9781282150928
OCLC Number: 52898172
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 272 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Where the past meets the present --
Southeast Asia up to the Second World War --
Great cities and great empires in the "Lands of Gold" --
Courts, kings and peasants: The traditional world --
Minorities and slaves: Outsiders in traditional Southeast Asia --
The challenge of the West: The European advance --
Economic transformation --
The Asian immigrants --
The years of illusion: Between the wars, 1918-41 --
The Second World War in Southeast Asia --
Gaining independence: Common goals, individual histories --
Revolution and revolt --
Other paths to independence --
Independent Southeast Asia --
Challenges of the post-colonial era --
Contemporary Southeast Asia --
Southeast Asia's living past --
History at a glance --
Time chart of modern Southeast Asian history.
Responsibility: Milton Osborne.

Abstract:

Milton Osborne is one of the world's pre-eminent writers on Southeast Asia, and this lively and easy to read guide is a distillation of a lifetime's knowledge and experience on the region. Essential reading for travellers.

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