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Title The role of religions in the European perception of insular and mainland Southeast Asia : travel accounts of the 16th to the 21st century / edited by Monika Arnez and Jürgen Sarnowsky
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
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Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One: European Journeys to Southeast Asia from the 16th to the 18th Century; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Part Two: European journeys to Southeast Asia from the 19th to the 21st Century; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Chapter Twelve; Bibliography; Contributors
Summary For people nowadays, the constant exchange of people, goods and ideas and their interaction across wide distances are a part of everyday life. However, such encounters and interregional links are by no means only a recent phenomenon, although the forms they have taken in the course of history have varied. It goes without saying that travel to distant regions was spurred by various interests, first and foremost economic and imperialist policies, which reached an initial climax around 1500 with the European expansion to the Americas and into the Indian Ocean. The motivations of European travelle
Notes Based on papers presented at the conference "The mutual perception of Europe and insular Southeast Asia in travel reports: the role of religions" held at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, August 30-31, 2013
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-287) and index
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Subject Christianity and other religions -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Travelers' writings, European -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Asia, Southeastern -- Description and travel -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Arnez, Monika.
Sarnowsky, Jürgen.
Universitas Gadjah Mada, host institution
Mutual perception of Europe and insular Southeast Asia in travel reports : the role of religions (2013 : Yogyakarta, Indonesia)
ISBN 1443899224 (electronic bk.)
9781443899222 (electronic bk.)