Routledge handbook of Southeast Asian history

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Full title: Routledge handbook of Southeast Asian history / edited by Norman G. Owen.
Corporate Authors: Taylor & Francis eBooks.
Other authors: Owen, Norman G.
Format: eBook           
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Notes: Off-campus access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS ID and password.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 359 pages)
Summary: "The study of the history of Southeast Asia is still growing, evolving, deepening and changing as an academic field. Over the past few decades historians have added nuance to traditional topics such as Islam and nationalism, and created new ones, such as gender, globalization and the politics of memory. The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian History looks at the major themes that have developed in the study of modern Southeast Asian history since the mid-18th century. Contributions by experts in the field are clustered under three major headings--Political History, Economic History, and Social and Cultural History--and chapters challenge the boundaries between topics and regions. Alongside the rise and fall of colonialism, topics include conflict in Southeast Asia, tropical ecology, capitalism and its discontents, the major religions of the region, gender, and ethnicity"--