Dictionary of the Modern Politics of South-East Asia
Taylor & Francis, 2001 - History - 312 pages
This comprehensive Dictionary provides descriptive and analytical coverage of the turbulent political history and striking changes which have occurred both regionally and in key countries since the end of the Second World War. Substantially rewritten to take into account the dramatic political events and developments since 1995, the third edition of this acclaimed Dictionary will provide non-specialists and specialists alike with an essential resource on this constantly changing and volatile region.
Including new entries, updated country profiles on Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia and a revised reading list, leading authority and commentator on this rapidly developing region Michael Leifer has brought this Dictionary fully up-to-date. Changes in government, the rise of new leaders and the knock-on effect on economy and society are covered including: the death of key figures such as Pol Pot and the rise of a new generation of leaders, dramatic changes of government in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines and elections in Malaysia.
Countries covered include Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia (Kampuchea), Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Key features include:
* Individual entries provide detailed information and authoritative commentary on the central figures, political parties and organizations, political systems and structures, major events and key documents.
* For each state covered, an extended narrative analyses its recent history and political and social development.
* Extensive cross-referencing and a subject index lead the reader to the vital material.
* Subject bibliographies refer researchers to source and secondary matter.
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Democratic Kampuchea Coalition
Indonesia Republic of
Malaysia Federation of
Philippines Republic of
Thailand Kingdom of
Khun Sa BurmaMyanmar
Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino LDP
Liberal Party Philippines
Malacca Strait IndonesiaMalaysia
Manila Agreements 1963 Indonesia
Mayaguez Incident 1975 Cambodia
Old Established Forces OLDEFOS
Alex Boncayao Brigade Philippines
Badawi Abdullah Ahmad Malaysia
Bhumibol Adulyadej King Thailand
Burmese Way to Socialism Burma
Daim Zainuddin Tun Malaysia
Democratic Soldiers Thailand
Elysee Agreement 1949 Vietnam
Fuad Tun Mohammad Donald
Goh Chok Tong Singapore
Independence of Malaya Party IMP
Irian Jaya Indonesia
Overseas Chinese 207 Philippines Claim to Sabah
Parti Bersatu Sabah MalaysiaSabah of the Republic of South Vietnam
Persatuan Aliran Kesesdaran Negara Rizal Jose Philippines
Samphan Khieu Cambodia see Khieu SouthEast Asia Command 19436
Sen Son Cambodia see Son Sen Sudarsono Professor Juwono
Treaty of Peace Friendship
East Timor 1999
Viet Cong Vietnam
Win Aung BurmaMyanmar