Southeast Asia: A Modern History

Author(s): Nicholas Tarling


This book adopts both a narrative and a comprartive approach to the modern history of Southeast Asia. It is divided into five parts, examining, for example, state formation, political developments in the twentieth century, and historiography. The author also compares the experiences of Southeast Asian states, peoples, and regimes with those in other parts of the world.

2004. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by a small previous owners sticker to the front page. Scans available if required.


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An impressive synthetic history of the region ... a fresh perspective on the modern history of Southeast Asia ... This book will be of interest to all those looking for a comprehensive history of modern Southeast Asia that provides a wealth of detail, while also attempting to engage with contemporary concerns. The Journal of Asian Studies A thoughtful, and thought-provoking study ... Its length and sophistication are testimony to a life-time studying the region in all its complexity and diversity. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

General Fields

  • : 9780195583977
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : 0.815
  • : April 2004
  • : 228mm X 153mm X 32mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1 map
  • : 568
  • : 959
  • : Paperback
  • : Nicholas Tarling