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Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

1st Edition

Various
April 15, 2015

This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential...

People's War (RLE Modern East and South East Asia): The Conditions and the Consequences in China and in South East Asia

People's War (RLE Modern East and South East Asia): The Conditions and the Consequences in China and in South East Asia

1st Edition

J.L.S. Girling
April 15, 2015

This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the...

Behind the Myth (RLE Modern East and South East Asia): Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

Behind the Myth (RLE Modern East and South East Asia): Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

1st Edition

James Clad
April 15, 2015

For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first...

Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49 (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49 (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

1st Edition

Tilman Remme
April 15, 2015

This book, first published in 1995, traces the attempt by the British Foreign Office to establish an international regional organisation in South-East Asia which would allow Britain to dominate the region politically, economically and militarily. The author explores the changing emphasis of...

Communism and Reform in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

Communism and Reform in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

1st Edition

David S. G. Goodman
April 15, 2015

The West no longer regards communism in East Asia as a threat. On the contrary, because the communist party states of East Asia appear to be undergoing a process of reform directed primarily at economic modernization, it is now regarded as a potential market. The West’s attitude is reinforced by...

The Making of South East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

The Making of South East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

1st Edition

George Coedes
April 15, 2015

From the time of its original publication in France, this cultural history (first published in English in 1966) by an international authority has stood apart from other histories of South East Asia. Most such accounts describe events before 1500 in summary fashion, and concentrate on later...

The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

1st Edition

Hidetoshi Hashimoto
April 15, 2015

Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The...

The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

1st Edition

H. J. van Mook
April 15, 2015

Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,...

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