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Author Christie, Clive J., 1944-

Title Southeast Asia in the twentieth century : a reader / [selected and edited by] Clive J. Christie
Published London ; New York : Tauris, 1998


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 MELB  959.051 Chr/Sai  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description x, 350 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Series Tauris readers
Tauris readers.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Education, Reform and National Awareness, 1900-41 -- Readings. 1. Islamic reform in Malaya. Extract from W. R. Roff, The Origins of Malay Nationalism. 2. The Vietnamese response to French rule. Extract from Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Radicalism and the Origins of the Vietnamese Revolution. 3. Indonesia: the dilemmas of Westernization. Extract from S. Takdir Alisjahbana, Indonesia: Social and Cultural Revolution -- 3. Revolution and Constitutional Change, 1900-41 -- Readings. 1. The Philippines: the path to self-government. Extract from Norman Owen, 'Philippine Society and American Colonialism'. 2. Burma: the relationship between rural revolt and nationalist organization. Extract from Patricia Herbert, The Hsaya San Rebellion (1930-1932) Reappraised. 3. The ideological impact of Marxism-Leninism on Southeast Asian nationalism and anti-colonialism. Extracts from V. I. Lenin, 'Preliminary Draft of Theses on the National and Colonial Question and Ho Chi Minh, 'The Path which Led Me to Leninism'. 4. Communist revolts in Indonesia and Vietnam. Extract from 'Political Theses of the Indochinese Communist Party, October 1930' -- 4. The Impact of the Japanese Intervention in Southeast Asia, 1940-45 -- Readings. 1. Thailand and Japan in the Second World War. Extract from E. Bruce Reynolds, Thailand and Japan's Southern Advance, 1940-1943. 2. The impact of the fall of Singapore. Extract from Louis Allen, Singapore 1941-1942. 3. The British reconquest of Burma, 1945. Extract from Field Marshal Sir William Slim, Defeat into Victory. 4. The United States' new role in Southeast Asia. Extract from Foreign Relations of the United States, 1945 -- 5. The Aftermath of War: Revolution -- Readings. 1. The Vietnamese Revolution. Extract from Huynh Kim Khanh, 'The Vietnamese August Revolution Re-interpreted'. 2. Sukarno and the pancasila principles. Extract from President Sukarno, 'The Birth of Pancasila'. 3. The origins of the Indonesian Revolution. Extract from Anthony Reid, The Indonesian National Revolution 1945-1950 -- 6. The Independence Settlements: 1. The Immediate Post-war Settlements -- Readings. 1. The independence settlement in the Philippines. Extract from David Steinberg, 'The Philippine "Collaborators": Survival of an Oligarchy'. 2. Negotiated independence in Burma. Extracts from Hugh Tinker, 'Burma's Struggle for Independence: The Transfer of Power Thesis Re-examined': and Sau Po Chit, Karens and the Karen State -- 7. The Independence Settlements: 2. Inter-ethnic Negotiations, Conflict and the Cold War -- Readings. 1. Tan Cheng Lock and his plan for a united Malaya. Extract from Tan Cheng Lock, Malayan Problems from a Chinese Point of View. 2. Negotiated independence in Malaya. Extracts from Colonial Office Records relating to the meetings of the Communities Liaison Committee, April 1949 to September 1949 and Communities Liaison Committee Communique, 16 September 1949. 3. The First Indochina War and the partition of Vietnam, 1945-54. Extract from Central Office of Information (British Information Services), Vietnam -- 8. The Decade of Instability, 1954-65 -- Readings. 1. The Laos Crisis, 1958-62. Clive J. Christie, 'The Background to the Laos Crisis, 1958-62'. 2. The insurgency in South Vietnam and United States intervention, 1954-65. Extracts from Bernard Fall, 'The Roots of Conflict'; and US Department of State, 'White Paper' (February 1965). 3. Indonesia and 'Guided Democracy': a revolution in search of an Idea. Extract from President Sukarno, 'A Year of Living Dangerously' -- 9. The Era of Stabilization in Southeast Asia, 1965-75 -- Readings. 1. The turning-point in the Vietnam war: 1968. Extracts from Henry A. Kissinger, 'The Vietnam Negotiations'; and Clark Clifford, 'A Vietnam Reappraisal'. 2. The military take-over in Burma in 1962. Extract from Robert H. Taylor, The State in Burma. 3. 'Gestapu' and the installation of military rule in Indonesia. Extract from Michael van Langenburg, 'Gestapu and State Power in Indonesia' -- 10. 1975: The Crossroads and Beyond -- Readings. 1. Singapore and the global economy. Extract from S. Rajaratnam, 'Singapore: The Global City'. 2. Vision of victory: Vietnam in 1975. Extract from Le Duan, 'Forward to the Future'. 3. Communist 'implosion' in Indochina. Extract from Grant Evans and Kelvin Rowley, Red Brotherhood at War: Indochina since the Fall of Saigon. 4. Security and Insecurity in the ASEAN region. Extract from Tim J. Huxley, Insecurity in the ASEAN Region. Postscript: Regional Stability in Southeast Asia
Summary This reader provides a comprehensive study of 20th-century Southeast Asia. It concentrates particularly on the formation and development of 20th-century nationalist movements in the region, examining their early organization during the zenith of European imperial control and their evolution during the formative period of anti-colonial activity. It traces the intense period of revolutionary upheaval after the Second World War, the anti-colonial wars and the prolonged period of bargaining over the creation of independent states
Analysis Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 20th century
Asia, Southeastern -- Politics and government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-340) and index
Subject Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 20th century.
Author Christie, Clive J., 1944-
LC no. 98048804
ISBN 186064063X (hbk.)
1860640753 (paperback)