Southeast Asian studies have undergone significant changes since the groundwork was laid out in the mid-twentieth century. Much of the public’s awareness is due solely to wars, and during the decade of the 1980’s many scholars shifted focus away from the region. Southeast Asian Studies, Pacific Perspectives thoughtfully examines how the study of Southeast Asia has changed, and where it is heading. The sixteen papers examine Southeast Asian studies from historical, global, Asian, and American perspectives. The book suggests that the future of a different Southeast Asian studies is a bright one.
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Book Description UCLA Asia Institute, Los Angeles, 2003. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 007375