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Author Osborne, Milton E.

Title Exploring Southeast Asia : A Traveller's History of the Region.

Published Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2002.


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Physical description 1 online resource (280 pages)
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Contents Part title -- Title page -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Introduction -- PART I Southeast Asia up to the Second World War -- 1 Great cities and great empires in the 'Lands of Gold' -- 2 Courts, kings and peasants: The traditional world -- 3 Minorities and slaves: Outsiders in traditional Southeast Asia -- 4 The challenge of the West: The European advance -- 5 Economic transformation -- 6 The Asia immigrants -- 7 The years of illusion: Between the wars, 1918-41 -- 8 The Second World War in Southeast Asia -- PART II Gaining independence: Common goals, individual histories -- 9 Revolution and revolt -- 10 Other paths to independence -- PART III Independent Southeast Asia -- 11 Challenges of the post-colonial era -- 12 Contemporary Southeast Asia -- 13 Southeast Asia's living past -- History at a glance -- Time chart of modern Southeast Asian history -- Maps -- Further reading -- Index.
Summary Milton Osborne is one of the world's pre-eminent writers on Southeast Asia, and this lively and easy to read guide is a distillation of a lifetime's knowledge and experience on the region. Essential reading for travellers.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Southeast Asia -- Description and travel.
Southeast Asia -- History -- Commerce.
Southeast Asia -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781741151541 (electronic bk.)