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  1. Ending the Vietnam War

    The Vietnamese Communists' Perspective

    By Ang Cheng Guan

    Existing studies of the Vietnam War have been written mostly from an American perspective, using western sources, and viewing the conflict through western eyes. This book, based on extensive original research, including Vietnamese, Chinese and former Soviet sources, tells the story of the war from...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Buddhist Phenomenology

    A Philosophical Investigation of Yogacara Buddhism and the Ch'eng Wei-shih Lun

    By Dan Lusthaus

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    A richly complex study of the Yogacara tradition of Buddhism, divided into five parts: the first on Buddhism and phenomenology, the second on the four basic models of Indian Buddhist thought, the third on karma, meditation and epistemology, the fourth on the Trimsika and its translations, and...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The British Occupation of Indonesia: 1945-1946

    Britain, The Netherlands and the Indonesian Revolution

    By Richard Mcmillan

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    This is the first work to systematically examine the British occupation of Indonesia after the Second World War. The occupation by British-Indian forces between 1945 and 1946 bridged the gap between the surrender of Japan and the resumption of Dutch rule, and this book is a reappraisal of the...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Labour in Southeast Asia

    Local Processes in a Globalised World

    Edited by Becky Elmhirst, Ratna Saptari

    In seeking to provoke debate, the book reveals the variety of experiences evident in countries and regions marked by capitalist and (post) socialist regulatory frameworks, and contrasting labour regimes, histories and cultures. The contributions show the importance of critically examining both the...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Southeast Asia

    From Prehistory to History

    Edited by Peter Bellwood, Dr Ian Glover

    This comprehensive and absorbing book traces the cultural history of Southeast Asia from prehistoric (especially Neolithic, Bronze-Iron age) times through to the major Hindu and Buddhist civilizations, to around AD 1300. Southeast Asia has recently attracted archaeological attention as the locus...

    Published April 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Thailand-Burma Railway, 1942-1946

    Documents and Selected Writings

    Edited by PAUL KRATOSKA

    The construction of the railway between Thailand and Burma in the Second World War using forced labour and prisoners of war has been the subject of numerous memoirs, novels and the famous Hollywood film The Bridge over the River Kwai. Yet documentation and primary sources offering an account of the...

    Published October 20th 2005 by Routledge

  7. State Terrorism and Political Identity in Indonesia

    Fatally Belonging

    By Ariel Heryanto

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Approximately one million innocent Indonesians were killed by their fellow nationals, neighbours and kin at the height of an anti-communist campaign in the mid-1960s. This book investigates the profound political consequences of these mass killings in Indonesia upon public life, highlighting the...

    Published October 20th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Singapore

    Wealth, Power and the Culture of Control

    By Carl A. Trocki

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    This volume examines Singapore’s culture of control, exploring the city-state’s colonial heritage as well as the forces that have helped to mould its current social landscape. Taking a comparative approach, Trocki demonstrates the links between Singapore’s colonial past and independent present...

    Published October 13th 2005 by Routledge

  9. ASEAN's Diplomatic and Security Culture

    Origins, Development and Prospects

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Member states of ASEAN - the Association of South-East Asian Nations - have developed a distinctive approach to political and security co-operation. This approach builds on the principles of sovereign equality, non-intervention and non-interference, quiet diplomacy, mutual respect, and the...

    Published September 21st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Economic Development in Pacific Asia

    By Hafiz Akhand, Kanhaya Gupta

    During the period 1965 to 1990 East Asia was the world’s fastest growing region. Economic Development in Pacific Asia provides illuminating, non-technical perspectives on key facets of the region’s economies. The text focuses on the eight countries which accounted for the majority of the economic...

    Published September 5th 2005 by Routledge