Early Civilizations of Southeast Asia
Rowman Altamira, 2007 - 238 pagine
Early Civilizations of Southeast Asia presents a fascinating synthesis of research on the prehistoric societies of mainland Southeast Asia. Drawing on archaeological and historical research, both old and new, Dougald O'Reilly provides a general picture of the events that shaped the region in ancient times, covering the rise of the Pyu civilization in Myanmar, the Mon and Dvaravati kingdoms of Thailand, the early polities of peninsular Malaysia, the Khmer kingdoms of Cambodia, and the rise of Champa in Vietnam. This is a book that will interest both scholars and students of archaeology, anthropology, history, and Asian studies.
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The Tircul Pyu and Arakan of Myanmar
Peninsular Southeast Asia
The Mon Protostates Dvaravati and Myanmar
PreAngkorian and Angkorian Polities
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