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Author Leifer, Michael.

Title Dictionary of the modern politics of South-East Asia / Michael Leifer.

Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail REF  959.053 LEIF    NOT FOR LOAN
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xii, 312 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This comprehensive "Dictionary" provides descriptive and analytical coverage of the turbulent political history and striking changes which have occurred both regionally and in key countries since the end of the second world war. Substantially rewritten to take into account the dramatic political events and developments since 1995, the 3rd edition of this acclaimed "Dictionary" will provide non-specialists and specialist alike with an essential resource on this constantly changing and volatile region. Changes in government, the rise of new leaders and the knock on effect on economy and society are covered including: the death of key figures such as Pol Pot and the rise of a new generation of leaders, dramatic changes of government in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines and elections in Malaysia. Countries covered - Brunei, Burma (Mynamar), Cambodia (Kampuchea), Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Subject Southeast Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945- -- Dictionaries.
ISBN 0415238757 (alk. paper)
0415238765 (paperback: alk. paper)