About The Author:
D. R. SarDesai is professor emeritus of history and the former chair of South and Southeast Asian studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among his many distinguished books isIndia: The Definitive History(Westview Press, 2008).
Table Of Contents:
Part 1 Cultural Heritage 1
1 The Land and Its People 5
2 Early Kingdoms in Mainland Southeast Asia 21
3 Early Kingdoms of Sumatra and Java 40
4 The Rise of New States: Ayuthaya, Majapahit, and Malacca 48
5 European Intrusion in the Indian Archipelago: The Early Phase 59
6 Mainland Southeast Asia: The Consolidations of Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam 69
Part 1 Review 76
Part 2 Colonial Interlude 79
7 The English and Dutch in the East Indies 81
8 The British Role in the Malay States in the Nineteenth Century 92
9 Pride and Paramountcy: Anglo-Burmese Relations in the Nineteenth Century 101
10 The French in Vietnam and Cambodia 114
11 Thailand Remains Independent 121
Part 2 Review 129
Part 3 Nationalist Response 131
12 Nationalist Movements in Southeast Asia: General 133
13 The Filipino Urge for Freedom from Spanish and U.S. Rule 137
14 The Nationalist Movements: Indonesia 151
15 The Nationalist Movements: Myanmar 160
16 Thailand's Constitutional Revolution 165
17 The Nationalist Movements: Vietnam 170
18 The Nationalist Movements: Malaya, Cambodia, and Laos 178
Part 3 Review 185
Part 4 Fruits of Freedom 187
19 Independent Philippines 190
20 Myanmar: Toward Integration and Democracy 217
21 Thailand: Independence at Any Price 236
22 Indonesia: Unity and Diversity 255
23 East Timor: Birth of a Nation 276
24 Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei 283
25 Nationalism and Communism in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos 314
26 Vietnam and Cambodia Under Communism 329
27 Tsunami, Cyclone, Avian Influenza, and Terrorism in Southeast Asia 359
Part 4 Review 370
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