Southeast Asia: Past and Present / Edition 6

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Overview

Southeast Asia: Past and Present offers a balanced and readable account of the region from ancient to modern times, covering traditional history as well as current events. D. R. SarDesai avoids overemphasizing the importance of the period of European colonial rule as he introduces us to the regions and peoples of Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, East Timor, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Readers will find the new introductions to each part a helpful aid in understanding the global and political implications of the events discussed. The sixth edition is also updated to include important discussions of the Asian tsunami, avian flu, ASEAN, cyclone Nargis, the monk uprising in Myanmar, the ongoing saga of the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as other recent events in southeast Asia. Conveying an Asian point of view throughout, Southeast Asia combines thematic and chronological approaches with the study of colonialism, nationalism, domestic problems, and international relations.

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According to the publisher, in this second edition the author has compressed coverage of nationalist movements and updated the text, incorporating recent research and adding both a comprehensive bibliography and a chronology.-- MR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813344348
  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Publication date: 8/3/2009
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

D. R. SarDesai is professor emeritus of history and the former chair of South and Southeast Asian studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among his many distinguished books is India: The Definitive History (Westview Press, 2008).

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
1 The Land and Its People 3
2 Early Kingdoms in Mainland Southeast Asia 22
3 Early Kingdoms of Sumatra and Java 43
4 The Rise of New States: Ayuthaya, Majapahit, and Malacca 51
5 European Intrusion in the Indian Archipelago: The Early Phase 63
6 Mainland Southeast Asia: The Consolidations of Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam 74
7 The English and Dutch in the East Indies 87
8 British Role in the Malay States in the Nineteenth Century 100
9 Pride and Paramountcy: Anglo-Burmese Relations in the Nineteenth Century 110
10 The French in Vietnam and Cambodia 125
11 Thailand Remains Independent 133
12 Nationalist Movements in Southeast Asia: General 145
13 Filipino Urge for Freedom from Spanish and U.S. Rule 150
14 The Nationalist Movements: Indonesia 166
15 The Nationalist Movements: Myanmar 176
16 Thailand's Constitutional Revolution 182
17 The Nationalist Movements: Vietnam 187
18 The Nationalist Movements: Malaya, Cambodia, and Laos 196
19 Independent Philippines 209
20 Myanmar: Toward Integration and Democracy 233
21 Thailand: Independence at Any Price 252
22 Indonesia: Unity Amid Diversity 266
23 Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei 283
24 Nationalism and Communism in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos 310
25 Vietnam and Cambodia Under Communism 327
Chronological Charts 363
Notes 387
Bibliography 396
Index 415
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