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The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia: Volume 2

The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia: Volume 2

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Nicholas Tarling
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Revised ed., 3/9/2000
EAN 9780521663724, ISBN10: 0521663725

Paperback, 384 pages, 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm
Language: English

In these four volumes, published in paperback in 2000, twenty-two scholars of international reputation consider the whole of mainland and island Southeast Asia from Burma to Indonesia. Each volume has a new preface which points to the relationships with the other volumes. The prefaces also comment on some of the research into and thinking about the subject undertaken since the original contributions were completed for the first edition. Volume 2, Part 2 covers the period from World War II to the present and examines the end of European colonial empires, the emergence of political structures of the independent states, economic and social change, religious change in contemporary Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia's role and identity in decolonisation, and the ongoing weakening of links with the West.

6. Southeast Asia in war and peace
the end of European colonial empires A. J. Stockwell
7. The political structures of the independent states Yong Mun Cheong
8. Economic and social change Norman G. Owen
9. Religious change in contemporary Southeast Asia Paul Stange
10. Regionalism and Nationalism C. M. Turnbull.