Southeast Asian History: Essential Readings

Editor/Author SarDesai, D.R.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $29.99
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ISBN: 978-0-81-334857-5
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 29
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A thoroughly updated collection providing a balance of countries, eras, and perspectives in Southeast Asian history.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • PART I: CULTURAL HERITAGE
  • 1. The “Indianization” of Southeast Asia- Ian W. Mabbett
  • 2. Foreign Influences and the Vietnamese Cultural Core- John K. Whitmore
  • 3. State and Kingship in Southeast Asia- Robert Heine-Geldern
  • 4. The Trung Sisters in the Literature of Later Centuries- Keith Weller Taylor
  • 5. Some Travelers from China in Southeast Asia- Fa-hsien, Chau Ju-kua, and Marco Polo
  • 6. Interstate Relations in Java- Pararaton
  • 7. Protocol at the Malaccan Court- Sejarah Melayu
  • PART II: THE COLONIAL INTERLUDE
  • 8. The Position of the Native Regents- Bertrand Johannes Shrieke
  • 9. The Philippines Before the Spanish Conquest- Miguel de Loarca
  • 10. The Hispanization of the Philippines- John Leddy Phelan
  • 11. Javanese Aristocracy and the Dutch- Raden Adjeng Kartini
  • PART III: NATIONALIST RESPONSE
  • 12. Mi Ultimo Adiós- José Rizal
  • 13. Theses on Nationalism and Colonialism- V. I. Lenin
  • 14. Vietnam's Declaration of Independence- Ho Chi Minh
  • 15. Indonesian Independence and Pancasila- Sukarno
  • 16. Burma Under the Japanese- U Nu
  • 17. Indonesian Nationalists and the Japanese- Elly Touwen-Bouwsma
  • 18. Decolonization in Malaya, 1942–1952,- A. J. Stockwell
  • PART IV: FRUITS OF FREEDOM
  • 19. The Birth of the NLF- Truong Nhu Tang
  • 20. The United States in Vietnam- Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 21. Wawasan or Vision 2020: The Way Forward- Mahathir Mohammad
  • 22. Malaysia on Track for 2020 Vision- Mahathir Mohammad
  • 23. ASEAN Vision 2020,- ASEAN Secretariat
  • 24. Pol Pot's Rise to Power- Ben Kiernan
  • 25. Freedom from Fear- Aung San Suu Kyi
  • 26. Islam in Southeast Asia- Greg Fealy
  • A Select Bibliography
  • Chronological Chart