Charting the Shape of Early Modern Southeast Asia

Charting the Shape of Early Modern Southeast Asia

Anthony J S Reid

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812300898

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In this volume Anthony Reid positions Southeast Asia on the stage of world history. He argues that the region not only had a historical character of its own, but that it played a crucial role in shaping the modern world. Southeast Asia's interaction with the forces uniting and transforming the world is explored through chapters focusing on Islamization; Chinese, Siamese, Cham and Javanese trade; Makasar's modernizing momentum; and slavery. The last three chapters examine from different perspectives how this interaction of relative equality shifted to one of an impoverished "third world" region exposed to European colonial power.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :148 x 210
Weight in grams: 390
Author Biography:Anthony Reid, formerly Professor of Southeast Asian History at the Australian National University, in 1999 became Professor of History and Director of Southeast Asian Studies at UCLA in Los Angeles.
Binding: Paperback
Keywords: Asia / Southeast Asia History
Page count: 298
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20000410

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