In the first extensive effort to assess the changing nature of relations between these two important Islamic regions, the author investigates the degree to which common religion has influenced economic ties, the extent of Southeast Asian political involvement in the Middle East and of Middle East interest in Southeast Asia, and the character and amount of foreign religious thought reaching Muslims in Southeast Asia.
|Publisher:||University Press of Florida|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Fred R. von der Mehden is Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science at Rice University. His most recent of a number of books and monographs on Southeast Asia is Religion and Modernization in Southeast Asia.