Southeast Asia: Past and Present

Editor/Author SarDesai, D.R.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $33.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $50.98
ISBN: 978-0-81-334837-7
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A balanced, accessible, and authoritative account of the history of Southeast Asia from ancient to contemporary times.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the Seventh Edition
  • PART ONE: CULTURAL HERITAGE
  • Preface
  • 1 The Land and Its People
  • 2 Early Kingdoms in Mainland Southeast Asia
  • 3 Early Kingdoms of Sumatra and Java
  • 4 The Rise of New States: Ayuthaya, Majapahit, and Malacca
  • 5 European Intrusion in the Indian Archipelago: The Early Phase
  • 6 Mainland Southeast Asia: The Consolidations of Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
  • Part One Review
  • PART TWO: COLONIAL INTERLUDE
  • Preface
  • 7 The English and Dutch in the East Indies
  • 8 The British Role in the Malay States in the Nineteenth Century
  • 9 Pride and Paramountcy: Anglo-Burmese Relations in the Nineteenth Century
  • 10 The French in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 11 Thailand Remains Independent
  • Part Two Review
  • PART THREE: NATIONALIST RESPONSE
  • Preface
  • 12 Nationalist Movements in Southeast Asia: General
  • 13 The Filipino Urge for Freedom from Spanish and US Rule
  • 14 The Nationalist Movements: Indonesia
  • 15 The Nationalist Movements: Myanmar
  • 16 Thailand's Constitutional Revolution
  • 17 The Nationalist Movements: Vietnam
  • 18 The Nationalist Movements: Malaya, Cambodia, and Laos
  • Part Three Review
  • PART FOUR: FRUITS OF FREEDOM
  • Preface
  • 19 Independent Philippines
  • 20 Myanmar: Toward Integration and Democracy
  • 21 Thailand: Independence at Any Price
  • 22 Indonesia: Unity amid Diversity
  • 23 East Timor: Birth of a Nation
  • 24 Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei
  • 25 Nationalism and Communism in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos
  • 26 Vietnam and Cambodia Under Communism
  • 27 Tsunami, Cyclone, and Terrorism in Southeast Asia
  • Part Four Review
  • Chronological Charts
  • Bibliography
  • Notes