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A Short History of China and Southeast Asia : Tribute, Trade and Influence - Martin Stuart-Fox

A Short History of China and Southeast Asia

Tribute, Trade and Influence


Published: 21st December 2012
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This informative but concise history of China and Southeast Asia is perfect for travelers, students, teachers, and businesspeople. Portable and attractively designed, it includes color illustrations, maps, and a brief history of the region. Explored are relations between China and Southeast Asia across two millennia; patterns of diplomacy, commercial networks, and migration; and how these have varied over time. With a focus on modern history, this is a fascinating account of imperial ambition, internal collapse and revival, cultural and commercial endeavors, and war and revolution. Important insight into the complicated history of the fastest-growing region in the world is offered.

Introduction -- The Chinese view of the world -- Early relations -- Mongol expansionism -- Sea power, tribute and trade -- Enter the Europeans -- The changing world order -- Communism and the Cold War -- Fresh beginnings -- Future directions.

ISBN: 9781741150902
ISBN-10: 1741150906
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1