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The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia: A New History / Edition 1

The Emergence of Modern Southeast Asia: A New History / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780824828905
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 11/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 568
Sales rank: 739,803
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Maps and Tablesix
How to Use This Bookxi
Changing Namesxvii
Introduction: Places and Peoples1
Part 1The Dynamics of the Eighteenth Century
1Southeast Asian Livelihoods19
2Inner Life and Identity35
3The Struggle for Political Authority52
Part 2New Choices and Constraints
4Dynasties and Colonies, Boundaries and Frontiers75
5Myanmar Becomes British Burma83
6Siam: From Ayutthaya to Bangkok93
7Vietnam, 1700-1885: Disunity, Unity, and French Conquest106
8Cambodia, 1796-1884: Politics in a Tributary Kingdom117
9Realignments: The Making of the Netherlands East Indies, 1750-1914123
10The Malay Negeri of the Peninsula and Borneo, 1775-1900137
11The Spanish Philippines147
Part 3Economic, Political, and Social Transformations
12Globalization and Economic Change161
13Modes of Production, Old and New180
14Consolidation of Colonial Power and Centralization of State Authority201
15Living in a Time of Transition222
16Perceptions of Race, Gender, and Class in the Colonial Era243
17Channels of Change252
18Depression and War268
Part 4Passages Out of the Colonial Era
19The Philippines, 1896-1972: From Revolution to Martial Law283
20Becoming Indonesia, 1900-1959296
21British Malaya312
22British Burma and Beyond322
23Vietnam, 1885-1975: Colonialism, Communism, and Wars335
24Siam Becomes Thailand, 1910-1973350
25Cambodia, 1884-1975361
26Laos to 1975371
Part 5Coping with Independence and Interdependence
27Industrialization and Its Implications379
28Human Consequences of the Economic "Miracle"399
29Malaysia since 1957414
30Singapore and Brunei422
31Indonesia: The First Fifty Years431
32The Kingdom of Thailand448
33The Philippines since 1972455
34Vietnam after 1975: From Collectivism to Market Leninism468
35Cambodia since 1975481
36Laos since 1975492
37Burma Becomes Myanmar497
About the Authors517

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