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Southeast Asia : an introductory history.

Author: Milton Osborne
Publisher: St Leonards : Allen and Unwin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fifth edition of the introduction for travellers, students and others, interested in the history and culture of this region. Changes to the region since the 18th century include a focus on the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Osborne
ISBN: 1864484799 9781864484793
OCLC Number: 470161273
Description: v. ; In-8 °
Contents: What is Southeast Asia?; the "classical" background to modern Southeast Asian history; courts, kings and peasants - Southeast Asia before the European impact; minorities and slaves - the outsiders in traditional Southeast Asia; the European advance and challenge; economic transformation; the Asian immigrants in Southeast Asia; the years of illusion - Southeast Asia between the wars, 1918-1941; the Second World War in Southeast Asia; revolution and revolt - Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaya and the Philippines; other paths to independence; independent Southeast Asia; Southeast Asia's modern history; discovering Southeast Asia through art and literature; postscript - a perspective from 1994; suggested readings; time chart of modern Southeast Asian history.
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