By Ooi Keat Gin,Hoang Anh Tuan
This ebook offers large new study findings on and new puzzling over Southeast Asia during this attention-grabbing, richly different, yet a lot understudied interval. It examines the broad and well-developed buying and selling networks, explores different forms of regimes and the character of energy and defense, considers city development, diplomacy and the beginnings of eu involvement with the zone, and discusses non secular elements, particularly the unfold and influence of Christianity. One key topic of the publication is the respect of ways well-developed Southeast Asia was once earlier than the onset of eu involvement, and, how, through the height of the industrial growth within the 1500s and 1600s, many polities in Southeast Asia weren't some distance in the back of Europe by way of socio-economic development and attainments.
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Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800 (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) by Ooi Keat Gin,Hoang Anh Tuan