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Southeast Asia : an introductory history

Author: Milton E Osborne
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin ; London : Orion [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

A highly readable and lively chronicle, now in its ninth edition. While giving due regard to the early history of the region, Osborne concentrates on the changes that have taken place since the 18th  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton E Osborne
ISBN: 1741144485 9781741144482
OCLC Number: 59355638
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Description: 366 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: IllustrationsIntroduction1 What is Southeast Asia?2 The 'Classical' Background to Modern Southeast Asian History3 Courts, Kings and Peasants: Southeast Asia Before the European Impact4 Minorities and Slaves: The Outsiders in Traditional Southeast Asia5 The European Advance and Challenge6 Economic Transformation7 The Asian Immigrants in Southeast Asia8 The Years of Illusion: Southeast Asia Between the Wars, 1918-19419 The Second World War in Southeast Asia10 Revolution and Revolt: Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaya and the Philippines11 Other Paths to Independence12 Independent Southeast Asia13 Southeast Asia's Modern History14 Discovering Southeast Asia Through Art and Literature15 Postscript: A Perspective from 2000Suggested ReadingsTime Chart of Modern Southeast Asian HistoryIndex
Responsibility: Milton Osborne.


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