The Sulu Zone, 1768-1898: The Dynamics of External Trade, Slavery, and Ethnicity in the Transformation of a Southeast Asian Maritime State

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Juni 2008



The Sulu Zone has become a classic in the field of Southeast Asian history. The book deals with a fascinating geographical, cultural, and historical "border zone" centered on the Sulu and Celebes Seas between 1768 and 1898, and its complex interactions with China and the West.


James Francis WARREN is Professor of Southeast Asian Modern History at Murdoch University, having previously held positions at the Australian National University and Yale University. He has also been a Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, and the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. He has been awarded grants by the Social Science Research Council and the Australia Research Council and is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Humanities. In 2003, he was awarded the Centenary Medal of Australia for service to Australian society and the Humanities in the study of Ethnohistory. Professor Warren's other major publications include Rickshaw Coolie: A People's History of Singapore, 1880-1940 (1986); At the Edge of Southeast History (1987); Ah Ku and Karayuki-san: Prostitution and Singapore Society, 1870-1940 (1993); The Sulu Zone, the World Capitalist Economy and the Historical Imagination (1998); and Iranun and Balangingi: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity (2001). He lives in Perth, Western Australia with his wife Carol, an anthropologist, and daughter Kristin, a wildlife medicine veterinarian and conservationist.
EAN: 9789971693862
ISBN: 9971693860
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2008
Seitenanzahl: 390 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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