South-East Asia: A Short History – Brian Harrison (1964)

S$54.00

South-East Asia: A Short History – Brian Harrison (1964)

S$54.00

Title: South-East Asia: A Short History

Author: Brian Harrison

Publisher: Macmillan & Co., London, 1964. Second edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Top right corner of half-title page torn off, not affecting text. Else very good.With 4 plates and several in-text maps. App 8″by 5″, 270pp.

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Contents:

The Human Texture of South-east Asia
Early Chinese and Indian Influences
Early Indianized States: Funan and Srivijaya
Indianized States of the Indo-Chinese Peninsula
Indianized States of Sumatra and Java
The Coming of Islam
The Coming of the West
The Portuguese Century
Dutch and English Beginnings
European Company Trade in the 17th Century
Commerce and Conflict in the 18th Century
The Shaping of a New Balance of Power
The Advance of British and Dutch Interests
The Beginnings of the New Colonialism
Capital and Development
Population and Welfare
The Growth of Nationalism
New Nations of South-East Asia