Southeast Asia [3 volumes]: A Historical Encyclopedia from Angkor Wat to East Timor (Hardback)Keat Gin Ooi (editor)
- We can order this
An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region.
* Over 800 A-Z entries covering a wide range of diverse historical topics from the Bataan Death March to the Ramayana
* Contributions from an international panel of over 130 scholars
* Illustrations, maps, and photographs that are informative, critical, and up to date
* A chronology, bibliography, and index complete the coverage
Number of pages: 1791
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 260 x 178 x 17 mm
"Finally, an encyclopedia devoted to the history of a geographic region that has received little attention in reference literature . . . This user-friendly work is more accessible to the broader audience. Highly recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries." - Library Journal
"The editor has accomplished his goal of producing an accessible volume covering an area that is little understood in the West." - American Reference Books Annual
"The work affords a broad, authoritative resource for those wanting more on the region than general encyclopedias provide, while guiding sophisticated users to significant literature. Summing Up: Highly recommended. General and academic readers." - Choice
"The editor . . . has accomplished a monumental task in pulling together a work conveying such a disparate region. . . . Since this is the most current and comprehenisve reference work available on this important region, it is an important acquisition for academic libraries supporting courses and research on Southeast Asia." - MultiCultural Review
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review