Monsoon Asia

A reader on South and Southeast Asia

Author: D.E.F. Henley and Nira Wickramasinghe

Monsoon Asia

About this book

Scholars of South and Southeast Asia from diverse disciplines reflect on the possibility and utility of conceiving the two areas as a single overarching region, referred to as Monsoon Asia.

David Henley is Professor of Contemporary Indonesia Studies at Leiden University. He has published on a broad range of topics in relation to Southeast Asia, including ethnicity and nationalism, environmental history, economic development and finance, political institutions and ideology, and cultures of the human body.

Nira Wickramasinghe is Professor of Modern South Asian Studies at Leiden University. She has published on a range of topics, including identity politics, colonial society and slavery in Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean world. Her most recent publication is Slave in a Palanquin. Colonial Servitude and Resistance in Sri Lanka (New York: Columbia University Press, 2020).

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Format: Paperback

Pages: 313

Illustrated: black and white

ISBN Print: 9789087283902

ISBN ePDF: 9789400604360

Language: English

Price 59.95

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