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Environment, Trade and Society in Southeast Asia: A Longue Duree Perspective

Volume editor:
Henley, David
Schulte Nordholt, Henk

978 90 04 28804 1
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97.00 USD
75.00 EUR

Publication date:
15 April 2015

Short description: 

Papers originally presented at a conference in honor of Peter Boomgaard held August 2011 and organized by Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.

Full description: 

This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. In Environment, Trade and Society in Southeast Asia: A Longue Duree Perspective, eleven historians bring their knowledge and insights to bear on the long sweep of Southeast Asian history. Ranging across many centuries, their contributions seek to identify the repeating patterns in Southeast Asia's past.

Table of contents: 

Acknowledgements Chapter 1 Introduction: Structures, Cycles, and Scratches on Rocks David Henley and Henk Schulte Nordholt Chapter 2 Deep Forestry: Shaping the Longue Duree of the Forest in the Philippines Greg Bankoff Chapter 3 Breeding and Power in Southeast Asia: Horses and Mules in the Longue Duree William Clarence Smith Chapter 4 Under the Volcano: Stabilizing the Early Javanese State in an Unstable Environment Jan Wisseman Christie Chapter 5 History and Seismology in the Ring of Fire: Punctuating the Indonesian Past Anthony Reid Chapter 6 The Longue Duree in Filipino Demographic History: The Role of Fertility prior to 1800 Linda Newson Chapter 7 Glimpsing Southeast Asian Naturalia in Global Trade, c. 300 BCE-1600 CE Raquel A.G. Reyes Chapter 8 Ages of Commerce in Southeast Asian history David Henley Chapter 9 Pursuing the Invisible: Makassar in Context Heather Sutherland Chapter 10 The Expansion of Chinese Inter-Insular and Hinterland Trade in Southeast Asia, c. 1400-1850 Kwee Hui Kian Chapter 11 From Contest State to Patronage Democracy: The Longue Duree of Clientelism in Indonesia Henk Schulte Nordholt Chapter 12 Visual History: A Neglected Resource for the Longue Duree Jean Gelman Taylor List of Writings of Peter Boomgaard


David Henley, PhD (1992) Australian National University, is Professor of Contemporary Indonesia Studies at Leiden University. He has published three books, six edited volumes, and many articles on the politics, history and geography of Southeast Asia. Henk Schulte Nordholt, Ph.D. (1988) VU University Amsterdam, is Head of Research of Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), Leiden, and Professor of Indonesian History at Leiden University. He has published widely on Indonesian history, on political violence and recent political developments in Indonesia, and on the anthropology of colonialism.




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