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Published: 14 June 2018

160 Pages | 10 illustrations

4-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780190248765

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Southeast Asia: A Very Short Introduction

James R. Rush

Very Short Introductions

  • Recounts the history of Southeast Asia from the establishment of the first settled communities ca. 3000 BCE to the present day
  • Describes the current social, economic, and political situation in all eleven Southeast Asian nations: Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Brunei, and East Timor
  • Contextualizes current events in Southeast Asia, including military rule, globalization and the environment, and the roles of China and India in the region
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide