Early Civilizations of Southeast Asia

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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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Introduction
1
The Tircul Pyu and Arakan of Myanmar
7
Peninsular Southeast Asia
37
The Mon Protostates Dvaravati and Myanmar
65
PreAngkorian and Angkorian Polities
91
Champa
127
Models of Political Development
145
Sociopolitical Change in Early Southeast Asia
177
References
203
Index
229
About the Author
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Informazioni sull'autore (2007)

Dougald JW O'Reilly is director and founder of HeritageWatch, a non-profit organization dedicated to heritage preservation, and a lecturer at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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