Early Southeast Asia

Early Southeast Asia

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A collection of the classic essays of O. W. Wolters, reflecting his radiant and meticulous lifelong study of premodern Southeast Asia, its literature, trade, government, and vanished cities. Included is an intellectual biography by the editor, which covers Wolters's professional lives as a member of the Malayan Civil Service and, later, as a scholar. This volume displays the extraordinary range of Oliver Wolters's work in early Indonesian, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Thai history.Selected Essays O. W. Wolters Craig J. Reynolds ... For example, a present- focused attitude toward time and a tradition of hospitality toward ideas and individuals from the outside world ... or kept under tight control in the light of priorities created by the extraordinary circumstances of the modern world and by future goals.

Title:Early Southeast Asia
Author:O. W. Wolters
Publisher:SEAP Publications - 2008


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