A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads presents a comprehensive history of Southeast Asia from our earliest knowledge of its civilizations and religious patterns up to the present day.
- Incorporates environmental, social, economic, and gender issues to tell a multi-dimensional story of Southeast Asian history from earliest times to the present
- Argues that while the region remains a highly diverse mix of religions, ethnicities, and political systems, it demands more attention for how it manages such diversity while being receptive to new ideas and technologies
- Demonstrates how Southeast Asia can offer alternatives to state-centric models of history more broadly
Keywords: Asian & Australasian History, Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia history, Asian history, Asian kingdoms, Buddhism, Islam, Khmer history, Burmese Vietnamese history, Cambodian history, Lao history, Thai history, Indonesia history, Malay history