Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia, from Angkor Wat to East Timor, Volume 1

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Keat Gin Ooi
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2004 - History - 1791 pages
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This reference work explores the history of the region that consists of Myanmar (formerly Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, the Phillippines and East Timor. It covers topics including archaeology and prehistory and politics and culture.
 

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Finally, an encyclopedia devoted to the history of a geographic region that has received little attention in reference literature. Ooi (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang) and his posse of 130 ... Read full review

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Contents

A
111
B
197
C
305
D
397
E
445
F
499
G
533
H
559
S
1163
T
1291
U
1359
V
1379
W
1415
Y
1431
z
1443
Maps
1445

I
623
J
677
K
703
L
755
M
803
N
929
O
989
P
1007
Q
1115
R
1121
Country Fact Tables
1475
TOPIC FINDERS
1483
CHRONOLOGY
1495
BIBLIOGRAPHY
1541
ADVISORY BOARD
1631
CONTRIBUTORS AND THEIR ENTRIES
1633
INDEX
1649
ABOUT THE EDITOR
1791
Copyright

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