Southeast Asian Studies

Southeast Asia in the New International Era

Robert Dayley

Seventh Edition • July 12, 2016 • 356 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Provides readers with up-to-date, country-by-country coverage on a vibrant region of vast cultural diversity and dynamic globalized markets.

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Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia

Mark Borthwick

Fourth Edition • July 30, 2013 • 608 pages

Print: $65.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. In this updated fourth edition,…

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Government and Politics in South Asia

Robert C. Oberst, Yogendra K. Malik, Charles Kennedy, Ashok Kapur, Mahendra Lawoti, Syedur Rahman, Ahrar Ahmad

Seventh Edition • July 30, 2013 • 544 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$47.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. The seventh edition is extensively revised and updated, benefiting from the fresh perspective brought on by…

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Southeast Asian History: Essential Readings

Second Edition • March 12, 2013 • 376 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Designed to stand on its own, or to accompany the seventh edition of D. R. SarDesai’s Southeast Asia: Past and Present, this updated reader includes classic and recent works on the history of Southeast Asia. SarDesai has selected literary and historical writings that address crucial controversies in the region of…

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Southeast Asia: Past and Present

D.R. SarDesai

Seventh Edition • December 23, 2012 • 464 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Southeast Asia: Past and Present offers a balanced and readable account of the region from ancient to modern times, covering traditional history as well as current events. D. R. SarDesai avoids overemphasizing the importance of the period of European colonial rule as he introduces us to…

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A History of Cambodia

David Chandler

Fourth Edition • March 1, 2009 • 304 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$74.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

In this clear and concise volume, author David Chandler provides a timely overview of Cambodia, a small but increasingly visible Southeast Asian nation. Praised by the Journal of Asian Studies as an “original contribution, superior to any other existing work,” this acclaimed text has now been completely revised and updated…

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Vietnam’s Rural Transformation

Edited by Benedict J Tria Kerkvliet; Doug J Porter; Ford Foundation- Martha Uniack

First Edition • February 11, 1997 • 272 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$82.50 CAD

Since the mid-1980s, Vietnam has experienced remarkable economic, political, and social change. This is the first study in English to focus on rural Vietnam — where nearly 80 percent of Vietnam’s people live, much of its economic production occurs, and political upheavals earlier this century changed the course of history.…

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Democracy and Development in Southeast Asia: The Winds of Change

Clark Neher; Ross Marlay

First Edition • December 1, 1995 • 240 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$43.99 CAD

Exploring the remarkable political and economic changes sweeping Southeast Asia, the authors take as their starting point the trend — albeit uneven — toward democratization. They focus specifically on ‘Asian democracy,’ a form that has been adapted by Southeast Asians to suit their own particular needs. This book begins by…

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Southeast Asia: Tradition and Modernity in the Contemporary World

Donald G McCloud

Second Edition • May 31, 1995 • 360 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$43.99 CAD

Bridging the perceived gap between Southeast Asia’s historical and contemporary situations, Donald McCloud focuses on continuities in the region’s internal dynamics as well as its relationship to the greater global environment. The author challenges widely held views that diversity and fragmentation are the hallmarks of the region, identifying instead the…

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