A History Of Southeast Asia by Arthur CotterellA History Of Southeast Asia by Arthur Cotterell

A History Of Southeast Asia

byArthur Cotterell

Paperback | November 7, 2014

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A History of Southeast Asia narrates the history of the region from earliest recorded times until today, covering present-day Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia and East Timor. Concisely written and filled with historical anecdotes of key individuals and events, this authoritative volume is presented in three parts, covering both mainland and maritime Southeast Asia: -Part 1 - Early Southeast Asia (the earliest civilizations) -Part 2 - Late Southeast Asia (including the colonial period) -Part 3 - Modern Southeast Asia (the present-day era, following the Pacific dimension of the Second World) Superbly supported by over 200 illustrations, photographs and maps, this volume provides real insight into one of the world's most distinctive but complicated regions, at a time when Asian countries are beginning to set the pace in the global economy.
Arthur Cotterell was formerly principal of Kingston College, London. He has lived and travelled widely in Asia and Southeast Asia, and has devoted much of his life to writing on the region. In 1980, he published The First Emperor of China, whose account of Qin Shi Huangdi's remarkable reign was translated into seven languages. Among hi...
Title:A History Of Southeast AsiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:452 pages, 8.91 × 6.16 × 1.33 inPublished:November 7, 2014Publisher:Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:981436102X

ISBN - 13:9789814361026

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Here at last is an enjoyable survey of Southeast Asia's past.. The author's ability to relate events in an accessible and exciting way is bound to make A History of Southeast Asia an invaluable contribution to the on-going debate about the region's future.