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First posted on December 21st 2012, last revised on January 28th 2014






Literature on the History of South East Asia

Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Digital Libraries . Hemerotheques . Archives . Archaeology Institutions . Academic Journals

Relevant Institutions : Digital Libraries :
South East Asia Digital Library (SEADL)
Aceh Books
Koleksi Digital, from National Library of Indonesia
Sejarah Melayu Library
Philippines ELibrary
Singapore Digitised Books
Thai Manuscripts Online
Silpakorn University, Thapra Digital Library (Thai language site; Rare Books features an online library of Thai books)
National Library of Vietnam, Digital Library
Gallica (French national digital library; has strong collection on French Indochina)

Relevant Institutions : Hemerotheques (Digital Newspaper Archives) :
ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers, Newspaper digitization projects, scroll down for Burma, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand
Newspapers SG (Singapore Newspapers 1831-2006)
Bulletin officiel du Ministere des colonies 1894-1921, 1925, Gallica
Revue maritime et coloniale 1861-1896, Gallica
Bulletin economique de l'Indo-Chine ["puis" de l'Indochine] 1898-1944, Gallica

Relevant Institutions : Archives :
TANAP (Toward a New Age in Partnership in Dutch East India Company Archives and Research)
National Archives of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
National Archives of former Colonial Powers : Archives Nationales d'Outremer (France), Nationaalarchief (NL), Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (Portugal), Archivo Historico Nacional, (Spain), National Archives (UK), National Archives and Record Administration (USA)
Vatican Secret Archives
Endangered Archives Programme: EAP032: Preserving East Timor's endangered archives , Phase II, EAP061: Islamic manuscript of Indonesian Pondok Pesantren, EAP086: Archive of Buddhist photographs in Luang Prabang, Laos, EAP177: Phase I, EAP326: Phase II, EAP104: A pilot project aimed at the preservation of Pa'O manuscripts, EAP117: Digitising 'sacred heirloom' in private collections, Kerinci, Sumatra, EAP144: The digitisation of Minangkabau's manuscript collections in Suraus, EAP153: Riau manuscripts: the gateway to the Malay intellectual world, EAP205: Endangered manuscripts of W. Sumatra. Collections of Sufi brotherhoods, EAP211: Digitising Cirebon manuscripts, EAP212: Preserving the endangered manuscripts of the Legacy of the Sultanate of Buton, Indonesia, EAP219: Assessment and preservation of the old Vietnamese Ecole Française d'Extreme Orient archive in ancient ideographic Nom script, EAP229: Acehnese manuscripts in danger of extinction: identifying and preserving the private collections located in Pidie and Aceh Besar regencies, EAP329: Phase I, EAP276: Ambon manuscripts, EAP352: Endangered manuscripts of Western Sumatra and the province of Jambi. Collections of Sufi brotherhoods, EAP365: Preservation of Makassarese lontara' pilot project, EAP531: Preserving the endangered manuscripts of the Cham people in Vietnam, EAP280: rare old Javanese and old Sundanese manuscripts from West Java

Relevant Institutions : Institutions Engaged in Archaeology
The Digital Archaeological Record (tDAR)
Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog
Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre, Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Archaeology Unit
Relevant Institutions : Academic Journals
South East Asian Archaeology Newsblog
Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 1979-
Bulletin of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (BSEAA) 2007-
Bulletin de l'Ecole française d'Extreme-Orient 1901-2003
Moussons. Recherche en sciences humaines sur l'Asie du Sud-Est
Journal Asiatique (in French) 1822-1897, 1903-1938, 1940, Gallica
Archipel 1971-2004 (French search engine)
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land en volkenkunde van Nederlandsch Indie, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1859, 1860, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1872, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1908, in Dutch, IA; 1853-2009, posted by Brill
Borneo Research Bulletin
Cakalele CAKALELE is a journal devoted exclusively to publishing the results of research in and about Maluku, as well as the Maluku communities scattered through Indonesia and the Netherlands.


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Bibliography . Atlases, Maps . Statistical Data . Historical Dictionaries . National Biographies . Databases . Lists of Rulers

Reference Material : Bibliography :
The Scarecrow Historical Dictionary series by country contains extensive bibliography sections. See under Historical Dictionaries
University of Washington, University Libraries, South East Asia Bibliography
T. Lubin, Basic Bibliography on the Transmission of Indic Traditions to Southeast Asia and their Survival
P. Horvatich, Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia, a Bibliography of English-language Publications 1945-1993 1993
National University of Singapore, no title [Bibliography of Southeast Asian History]
DHA Research, Bibliography History and Ethnography of Southeast Asia
H.F. Fireside et al. (ed.), Annotated Bibliography on Southeast Asia 1975, IA
V. Tantet, Catalogue methodique de la bibliotheque du ministere des Colonies, 1905, Gallica
University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library, Bibliography on Buddhism in Southeast Asia

Reference Material : Atlases, Maps :
Jan M. Pluvier, Historical Atlas of Southeast Asia, Leiden : Brill 1995 [G]
I. Barnes, R. Hudson, The History Atlas of Asia (MacMillan), 1998 [G]
T. Lessman's Atlas of World History (-1500)
University of Texas, Perry Castaneda Library, Map Collection Topographical Maps, Asia
Atlas of Mutual Heritage
David Rumsey Map Collection, search for Southeast Asia
J.G. Bartholomew, A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia 1912, Sejarah Melayu Library
R. Cribb, Digital Atlas of Indonesian History
Muturzikin, Linguistic Maps of Southeast Asia

Reference Material : Statistical Data :
IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. Africa, Asia & Oceania 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]
Jan Lahmeyer, Population Statistics : Asia; has tables showing historical data

Reference Material : Historical Dictionaries :
Pacific War Online Encyclopedia
Singapore Infopedia
Indonesia 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. R 959.8 C928h; Laos 1992 [G]; Philippines 1973, 2005 [G]; Vietnam 1989 [G]
G.F.E. Gonggryp, Geillustreerde Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch-Indië, (1934) reprint 2003 [G]; T.J. Bezemer, Beknopte Encyclopaedie van Nederlandsch Indië, 1921 [G]
W. Hamilton, The East India Gazetteer 1815 ed., IA; 1828 ed. vol.1 GB, col.2 GB
E. Balfour, Cyclopaedia of India, 2nd ed. n.d. [1873], [G]; 3rd ed. 1885, IA vol.1 A-G, vol.2 H-N, vol.3 O-Z
C.F.W. Higham, Encyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations 2004
N.B. Dennys, A Descriptive Dictionary of British Malaya (1894), posted on Internet Archive
F.P. Smith, A vocabulary of proper names, in Chinese and English, of places, persons, tribes, and sects, in China, Japan, Corea, Annam, Siam, Burmah, the Straits and adjacent countries 1870, IA
J. Crawfurd, A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries 1856, Sejarah Melayu Library
Encyclopaedia of Islam and the Muslim World, both volumes, 2004, Sejarah Melayu Library
J. Crawfurd, A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries 1856, IA

Reference Material : Databases :
Monastic Asia, Mapping Buddhist Monasteries. Databank, work in progress.

Reference Material : Lists of Rulers :
Regnal Chronologies, Southeast Asia, Mainland, Islands
Ben Cahoon, World Statesmen
I. Mladjov, Monarchs


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Primary Sources : Surveys . Compilations . Travelogues . Tour Guides . Historiography . Mission Journals . Yearbooks . Image Collections . Coins . Religious Literature . Commercial Directories . Office Lists . Other

Primary Sources : surveys
Ch.11 : De Scriptoribus Rerum Orientalium atque Asiaticarum, pp.230-263, in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
WHKMLA : Online Catalogues of Oriental Manuscripts, Codices, Early Printed Books; numerous relevant entries
Colonial Film, Moving Images of the British Empire
M. Kawashima et al., Islamic Manuscripts of Southern Philippines: A Research Note with Descriptions of Three Manuscripts, in: The Journal of Sophia Asian Studies. Tokyo (Institute of Asian Studies, Sophia University) 29 (2011), pp.251-267.
N. Heer, A List of Malay Manuscript Catalogues, 2010
T. Frasch, A Preliminary Survey of Burmese Manuscripts in Great Britain and Ireland, SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2004

Primary Sources : links
University of Washington Libraries : Primary Sources : South East Asia

Primary Sources : compilations
DUTCH TRADITION
Daghregister Batavia 1683, 1684, 1685, 1686, 1687, 1688, 1689, 1690, 1691, 1692, 1693, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697, 1698, 1699, 1700, 1701, 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, posted by ANRI
Arsip Nasional Republik Indonesia (ANRI, Indonesia's National Archive; website in Bahasa Indonesia)
Batavia Daghregisters 1623, 1647-1648, 1659, 1664, 1670, 1678, posted on Internet Archive
Tiele, Pieter Anton; Heeres, Jan Ernst, Bouwstoffen voor de geschiedenis der Nederlanders in den Maleischen Archipel, 1886, posted by Aceh Books, in Dutch; here English-language ToC
Dito, 2nd Series, Buitenbezittingen 1612-1624, Volume 1 1886, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 2nd Series, Buitenbezittingen 1640-1649, Volume 3 1895, posted by Internet Archive, De Opkomst van het Nederlandsch Gezag in Oost-Indië, 1st Series, 1595-1610, Vol.2 1595-1602, 1864, posted by internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, 1595-1610, Vol.3 1605-1610, 1865, posted by internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1612-1622, Volume 1 1869, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1623-1650, Volume 2 1870, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1677-1684, Volume 4 1873, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1685-1710, Volume 5 1875, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1717-1743, Volume 6 1877, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1743-1767 Volume 7 1878, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1764-1781 Volume 8 1883, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1781-1799 Volume 9 1884, posted by Internet Archive, Dito, 1st Series, Java 1799-1811, Volume 10 1888, posted by Internet Archive, Alphabetic Index 1888, posted by Internet Archive
J.E. Heeres (ed.), Corpus Diplomaticum Neerlando-Indicum, Verzameling van politieke contracten en verdere Verdragen door de Nederlanders in het Oosten gesloten, van Privilegiebrieven aan hen verleend, vol.1 1907, covering 1596-1650, posted on Internet Archive; here English-language ToC
CATHOLIC CHURCH TRADITION :
Monumenta Historica Societatis Iesu : Documenta Malucensia, vol.1 : 1542-1577, Rome 1974, vol.2 : 1577-1606, Rome 1980 [G]
PORTUGUESE TRADITION :
Biker, J.F.J., Collecçao de tratados e concertos de pazes que o estado da India Portugueza fez com os reis e senhores com quem teve relaçoes nas partes da Asia e Africa Oriental desde o principio da conquista ate ao fim do secolo XVIII. Lisboa, Imprensa Nacional, vol.1 1881, covering 1507-1643, posted on Internet Archive; vol.2 1882, covering 1604-1719, posted on Internet Archive; vol.3 1883, covering 1661-1739, posted on Internet Archive; vol.4 1884, covering 1510-1699, posted on Internet Archive; Vol.5 1885, covering 1606-1717, posted on Internet Archive; vol.6 1885, covering 1708-1750, posted on Internet Archive; vol.7 1885, covering 1753-1762, posted on Internet Archive; vol.8 1885. covering 1762-1794, posted by Internet Archive; vol.9 1885, covering 1790-1798, posted on Internet Archive; vol.10 1885, covering 1725-1840, posted on Internet Archive; vol.11 1886, covering 1799-1839, posted on Internet Archive; vol.12 1886, covering 1746-1851, posted on Internet Archive; vol.13 1887, covering 1719-1885, posted on Internet Archive
Bullarium patronatus Portugalliae regum in Ecclesiis Africae Asiae atque Oceaniae, vol.1 : 1171-1600, 1868, vol.2 : 1601-1700, 1861, in Latin, GB
Collecçao de monumentos ineditos para a historia das conquistas dos Portuguezes, em Africa, Asia e America, Seria I : Historia de Asia vol.1, 1858, vol.1 pt.2, 1859, vol.2 pt.1, 1860, vol.3 pt.1, 1862, vol.3 pt.2, 1863, vol.4 pt.1, 1864, vol.4 pt.2, 1866, vol.5, 1868, in Portuguese, GB
Joao Baptista Lavanha, Da Asia de Joao de Barros e de Diogo de Couto, vol.1 : Nova Edicao offerecida a Sua Magestade D. Maria I. Rainha Fidelissima , 1778 ; Da Asia de Diogo de Couto. Dos Feitos, que os Portugueses Fizeram na Conquista, e Descubrimento das Terras, e Mares do Oriente. vol.2 : Decada Primeira. Parte Segunda, 1777 ; vol.3 : Decada Segunda. Parte Primeira, 1777 ; vol.4 : Decada Segunda. Parte Segunda, 1777 ; vol.5 : Decada Terceira. Parte Primeira, 1777 ; vol.6 : Decada Terceira. Parte Segunda, 1777 ; vol.7 : Decada Quarta. Parte Primeira, 1777 ; vol.8 : Decada Quarta. Parte Segunda, 1777 ; vol.9 : Vida de Joao de Barros por Manoel Severim de Faria e Indice Geral das Quatro Decadas de sua Asia, 1778 ; Da Asia de Diogo de Couto. Dos Feitos, que os Portugueses Fizeram na Conquista, e Descubrimento das Terras, e Mares do Oriente. vol.10 : Decada Quarta. Parte Primeira, 1778 ; vol.11 : Decada Quarta. Parte Segunda, 1778 ; vol.12 : Decada Quinta. Parte Primeira, 1779 ; vol.13 : Decada Quinta. Parte Segunda, 1780 ; vol.14 : Decada Sexta. Parte Primeira, 1781 ; vol.15 : Decada Sexta. Parte Secunda, 1781 ; vol.16 : Decada Setima. Parte Primeira, 1782 ; vol.17 : Decada Setima. Parte Segunda, 1783 ; vol.18 : Decada Oitava., 1786 ; vol.19 : Decada Nona., 1786 ; vol.20 : . Decada Decima. Parte Primeira., 1788 ; vol.21 : Decada Decima. Parte Segunda., 1788 ; vol.22 : Decada Undecima da Asia. Dos Feitos, que os Portugueses Fizeram no Descubrimento dos Mares, e Conquistas das Terras do Oriente, Em Quanto Governaram a India, Manoel de Sousa Coutinho e Mathias de Alboquerque, supprindo a que falta de Diogo de Couto, Chronista, e Guarda Mor da Torre do Tombo do Estado da India, 1788 ; Da Asia de Diogo de Couto. Dos Feitos, que os Portugueses Fizeram na Conquista, e Descubrimento das Terras, e Mares do Oriente. vol.23 : Decada Duodecima, 1788, in Portuguese, GB
BRITISH TRADITION
Newspapers SG (Singapore Newspapers 1831-2006)
SPANISH TRADITION :
Coleccion de documentos ineditos relativos al descubrimiento, conquista y organizacion de las antiguas posesiones Espanoles vol.2, 1862, vol.3, 1863, vol.5, 1865, vol.6, 1866, vol.8, 1867, GB
Coleccion de autos acordados de la Real audiencia chancilleria de Filipinas: Y de soberanas y superiores disposiciones que afectan al ramo de justicia o conviene tengan presentes los jueces que reunen a la vez el caracter de gobernadores de provincia. Publicada por dicho superior tribunal, vols.1-2, 1865, GB
Real Cedula de ereccion de la Compania de Filipinas de 10 de marzo de 1785, GB
Documentos para la historia de la administracion de filipinas, 1891, in Spanish, GB
Cartas de los padres de la compana de Jesus de la Mision de Filipinas, 1895, IA
FRENCH TRADITION :
F. de Mendion, Journal d'un mandarin : lettres de Chine et documents diplomatiques inedits, par un fonctionnaire du Celeste-Empire 1887, Gallica
Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres (F), Documents Diplomatiques, Affaires du Siam et du Haut-Mekong 1896, Gallica; Affaires de Chine et du Tonkin 1884-1885 1885, Gallica Affaires de Tonkin, 1874-1882 1882, Gallica, vol.2 : 1882-1883, 1883, Gallica, 1883, 1883, Gallica, 1884 : Convention de Tien-Tsin 1884, Gallica, Affaires du Haut-Mekong 1893 1893, Gallica, Affaires de Siam 1893 1893, Gallica, 1893-1902, 1902, Gallica
Cahiers des colons de l'Indo-Chine 1907, Gallica
MUSLIM TRADITION
Thesaurus of Indonesian Islamic Manuscripts (T2IM)
Manuscript Collection, from Indonesian National Library, Koleksi Digital
Digital Library of Malay Manuscripts
HINDU, BUDDHIST TRADITION
Thai Manuscripts Online
Digital Library of Lao Manuscripts
EFEO, Khmer Manuscripts
Corpus of Khmer Inscriptions
GRETIL - Göttingen Register of Electronic Texts in Indian Languages and related Indological materials from Central and Southeast Asia

Primary Sources : explorers' travelogues
H. Malcolm, Travels in South Eastern Asia, Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam and China vol.1 1839, vol.2 1839, GB
W. Griffith, Journals of travels in Assam, Burma, Bootan, Affghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries, 1847, GB
H. Mouhot, Travels in the Central Parts of Indo-China, vol.1 1864, vol.2 1864, GB
Pieter Bleeker, Reis door de Minahassa en den Molukschen archipel, vol.1, vol.2, 1856, in Dutch, posted on Internet Archive
L. de Carne, Travels in Indo-China and the Chinese empire 1872, IA
J. Thomson, The straits of Malacca, Indo-China and China; or, Ten years' travels, adventures and residence abroad 1875, IA

Primary Sources : Historiography
Malay Annals (Engl. trsl.)
Su ky Dai Nam Viet (Annales Annamites; in Vietnamese)
A General History of the Several Nations of the World, India beyond Ganges pp.322-326, The History of the Oriental Islands pp.378-444, 1751, GB
F.M. de Marsy, Histoire moderne des Chinois, des Japonnois, des Indiens, des Persans, des Russes .. vol.5 (Sumatra, Java etc.), 1766, vol.6 (Philippines), 1758, GB
G. Sale et al., The Modern Part of a Universal History, 1759-1764 edition, vol.7, 1759, GB, Book 11 : A Description of the Countries in the farther Peninsula of India pp.1-511; vol.10, 1759, GB, Book 14 : The History of the Commerce to, and the Settlements in, the East Indies, by the Several European Nations pp.1-585 vol.11, 1759, GB, Book 14 : The History of the Commerce to, and the Settlements in, the East Indies, by the Several European Nations pp.1-272, Ch.12 : Terra Australis, or the History of the Southern Continent pp.273-553
D. Ramsay, Universal History Americanized, vol.2 1819, GB : India beyond the Ganges pp.328-339, East India Islands, Philippines, Moluccas pp.348-356
J. Crawfurd, History of the Indian Archipelago, vol.1, vol.2 1820, IA
Radjathirat, The epic tale of Rajadhirat records the history of a long war between Mon Lower Burma and Burman Upper Burma (c. 1383-1425)

Primary Sources : Mission Journals
Mission Periodicals Online, from Yale Univ. Library
Magazin für die neueste Geschichte der evangelischen Missions- und Bibelgesellschaften 1818, 1820, 1824, 1827, 1831, 1832, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1841, 1850, 1853, 1867 GB; 1818-1856 from Yale Univ. Library
Church Missionary Society (London), Missionary Register, GB; vol.11 1823, vol.12 1824, vol.14 1826, vol.16 1828, vol.17 1829, vol.20 1832, vol.30 1842, vol.36 1848, vol.38 1850
London Missionary Society, The Missionary Magazine and Chronicle, 1860, 1862, 1864-I, IA; 1848-1866 at Yale Univ. Library (full view)
Annales de la propagation de la foi 1834-1933, Gallica

Primary Sources : yearbooks
GENERAL
Britannica Book of the Year 1913, 1942-1997, 1999, 2002 [G]; KMLA Library has vol. 1998, 2006
Statesman's Yearbook 1878, 1889, 1895, 1898, 1901-1902, 1904-1907, 1910, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1924-1926, 1928-1929, 1932-1933, 1937, 1942-1943, 1961-1962, 1962-1963, 1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1975-1976 to 1976-1977, 1978-1979 to 2011
Statesman's Yearbook 1867 IA, 1868 IA, 1869 IA, 1871 IA, 1872 IA, 1873 IA, 1874 IA, 1875 IA, 1876 IA, 1877 IA, 1878 IA, 1879 IA, 1880 IA, 1881 IA, 1882 IA, 1883 IA, 1884 IA, 1885 IA, 1886 IA, 1887 IA, 1888 IA, 1889 IA, 1890 IA, 1891 IA, 1892 IA, 1894 IA, 1895 IA, 1896 IA, 1899 IA, 1903 IA, 1913 IA, 1919 IA, 1921 IA
Americana Annual 1927-1928, 1930-1941, 1943-1947, 1950-1954, 1957-1981, 1983-1990, 1992-1995, 1997-1998, 2000-2002, 2005-2006, 2008
(New) International Yearbook 1898-1900, 1907-1910, 1913-1914, 1916-1926, 1928-1935, 1937-1946, 1954, 1957, 1959, 1961-1962 [G]; Internet Archive provides links to scans of volumes of 1925-1959
Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1989 [G]
NATIONAL (Staatskalender)
Rapport sur la situation administrative, economique et financiere au Laos 1930-1939, Gallica
Rapport sur la situation administrative, economique et financiere du Tonkin 1929-1937, Gallica
Rapport d'ensemble sur la situation du protectorat de l'Annam 1930-1938, Gallica
Annuaire de l'Indochine française 1890, 1897, Gallica
Annuaire de l'Indochine 1889, 1893, Gallica
Annuaire general de l'Indo-Chine française 1900-1925, Gallica
Annuaire de la Cochinchine française 1870-1888, Gallica
Annuaire du Cambodge 1888-1897, Gallica
Annuaire administratif de l'Indochine 1926-1937, Gallica
Indochine Addresses 1933-1934, Gallica

Primary Sources : coins
Oriental Coins Database

Primary Sources : historic commercial directories etc.
W. Beawes, Lex mercatoria rediviva; or, The merchant's directory. 1754 ed. IA, Aracan to Tonquin pp.651-654, Sunda Islands, Moluccas pp.664-674; 1792 ed. IA, Aracan to Tonquin pp.817-820, Sunda, Molucca Islands pp.832-844
W. Dickinson, Universal Commerce, 1818, GB; Batavia pp.25-26, Malacca p.162
C. Vere, The pocket cambist, containing tables of monies of the principal cities in all parts of the world 1836, GB; East Indies pp.10-11
Knight's cyclopaedia of the industries of all nations 1851, IA; East Indies pp.781-787, Philippines pp.1328-1329, Siam pp.1525-1526

Primary Sources : other
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1861-1960
Archnet Historic Sites; special focus on the Muslim World
A remonstrance of the Bewinthebbers or directors of the Netherlands East India Company, lately exhibited to the Lords States Generall in iustification of the proceedings of their officers at Amboyna against the English there, n.d., IA
H.T. Colenbrander (ed.), Jan Pietersz. Coen, bescheiden omtrent zijn bedrijf in Indie, 1919, in Dutch, IA
V. Sangermano, A Description of the Burmese Empire: Compiled Chiefly from Native Documents 1833, IA
M.M. La-Uddin, Memoirs of a Malayan family 1830, IA
Philippine Islands pp.313-316, in : United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce, Labor in America, Asia, Africa, Australasia, and Polynesia 1885, IA


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers


Surveys
Viscount Bryce, The Book of history; a history of all nations from the earliest times to the present vol.3 : The Islands of the Pacific. Australasia. India, 1915, IA, vol.4 : The Middle East, 1915, IA (India cont.)
Nicholas Tarling, The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia, 4 vol.s, Cambridge : UP (1992) 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959 T188c
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 14th ed., Macropaedia vol.27 : Southeast Asia pp.711-795, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862n v.27
G.O.M. Jameson, A Short History of Southeast Asia, n.d. c. 1972

Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Specific Topics : by Period . Historiography . Economic History . Environmental History . Social History . History of Religion . Cultural History . Geographic Literature . History by Country

Specific Topics : by period
PREHISTORY
Anthrocivitas, How big is australoid admixture in southeast asians ?
V.J. Paz, Neolithic Human Movement to Island Southeast Asia : The Search for Archaeobotanical Evidence, Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Bulletin 18 1999
G. Larsen et al., Phylogeny and ancient DNA of Sus provides insights into neolithic expansion in Island Southeast Asia and Oceania, 2007
C.T. Flessen, Bellwood and Solheim: Models of Neolithic movements of people in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, 2006
C. Higham et al., Cutting a Gordian Knot: the Bronze Age of Southeast Asia: origins, timing and impact, Antiquity vol.85 no.328 2011 pp.583?598
600 BCE-600 CE
R.C. Majumdar, Ancient Indian Colonies In The Far East Vol II Suvarnadvipa Part I Political History, 1937, IA
S. Gupta, The Bay of Bengal Interaction Sphere (1000 BC-AD 500), Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Bulletin 25, 2005, pp.21-30
ASEAN-India : Ancient Indian Maritime Linkages with South-East Asian Nations
600-1450
G. Wade, An Early Age of Commerce in Southeast Asia, 900-1300, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 40/2 pp.221-265, 2009
J. Miksic, The Buddhist-Hindu Divide in Premodern Southeast Asia, 2010
1450-1750
H.C. Clifford, Further India; being the story of exploration from the earliest times in Burma, Malaya, Siam and Indo-China 1904, IA
1750-1914
Rey Ty, Colonialism and Nationalism in Southeast Asia
A. Ireland, The far eastern tropics, studies in the administration of tropical dependencies: Hong Kong, British North Borneo, Sarawak, Burma, the Federated Malay States, the Straits Settlements, French Indo-China, Java, the Phillipine Islands, 1905, IA
SINCE 1914
R.H. Fifeld, The Diplomacy of Southeast Asia 1945-1958 1958, IA
A. Vandenbosch, Southeast Asia among the World Powers 1957, IA

Specific Topics : economic history
Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia
P. Boomgaard, Labour, Land, and Capital in Pre-Modern and Early-Modern Southeast Asia
G. Dean, The Importance and Consequences of Trade in Southeast Asia till 1870 1999
Economic History of Indonesia, Malaysia, EH.net Encyclopedia
W. Bailey et al., Opium and Empire: Some Evidence from Colonial-Era Asian Stock and Commodity Markets, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 32 (June 2001), pp.173-193
S. Chandra et al., The sea, identity and history : from the Bay of Bengal to the South China Sea, 2013; book advertisement; ch.3 : T. Hoogervorst, If Only Plants Could Talk ... : Reconstructing Pre-Modern Biological Translocations in the Indian Ocean, pp.67-93

Specific Topics : social history
D.W. Smith, European settlements in the Far East; China, Japan, Corea, Indo-China, Straits Settlements, Malay States, Siam, Netherlands, India, Borneo, the Philippines, etc. 1900, IA
A. Stoler, Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: European Identities and the Cultural Politics of Exclusion in Colonial Southeast Asia, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Jul., 1992), pp. 514-551, JSTOR
D. Couto, The Role of Interpreters, or Linguas, in the Portuguese Empire during the 16th Century, e-JPH, Vol. 1, number 2, Winter 2003, Sejarah Melayu Library
Yen, C.H., Coolies and Mandarins. China's Protection of Overseas Chinese during the Late Ch'ing Period, 1850-1911, 1985, [G]

Specific Topics : history of religion
Cesar Adib Majul, Muslims in the Philippines, University of the Philippines Press 1999 [G]
Phan Phat Huon, History of the Catholic Church in Vietnam, Vol.1 : 1533-1960, Long Beach : Cuu The Tung Thu 2000 [G]
A. Wain, Chinese Muslims and the Conversion of Melaka to Islam 2012
K.L. Hazra, History of Theravada Buddhism in South-East Asia with special reference to India and Ceylon, 1982
P. Skilling, The Advent of Theravada Buddhism to Mainland South-east Asia, Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 20 1 1997 pp.93-109, discusses inscriptions 5th to 8th century
Anandajoti, The Ascendency of Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia, book review 2012
P. Skilling, Theravada in History, Pacific World. Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies 11 2009 pp.61-93
M.C.H.K. Lan, A Study of Theravada Buddhism in Vietnam, thesis Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya Univ. 2010
A. Roxas-Lim, Buddhism in Early Southeast Asia : A Contribution to the Study of Culture Change, Asian Studies Journal 1973 pp.75-97
E. Guthrie, A Study of the History and Cult of the Buddhist Earth Deity in Mainland Southeast Asia vol.1 : thesis, Univ. of Canterbury (NZ) 2004

Specific Topics : cultural history
Distribution of Asian Languages, map from Muturzikin; Linguistic Maps from Titus Didactica, scroll down for Asia
Languages of Asia, from Ethnologue; click on country
Heilbrunn Timeline of Southeast Asia History : 8000-2000 B.C., 2000-1000 BC, 1000-1 BC, 1-500 AD, 500-1000 AD, 1000-1400, 1400-1600, 1600-1800, 1800-1900, 1900-present
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thematic Essays : The Batak, The Mon-Dvaravati Tradition of North-Central Thailand, Pre-Angkor Traditions : The Mekong Delta and Peninsular Thailand
Anne-Marie Schweyer, Ancient Vietnam : History and Archaeology, 2005 [G]
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 14th ed., Macropaedia vol.27 : Southeast Asian Art pp.795-838, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862n v.27

Specific Topics : Geographic/Ethnographic Compendia,, Southeast Asia volumes
A. du Bois, La Geographie moderne, naturelle historique & politique, vol.3 : Asia, 1736, GB; ch.X-XII Inde pp.629-662; ch.XIV Les Iles d'Asie pp.680-708
Thomas Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1744-1746 edition vol.1 pp.49-57 The Present State of Tonquin, pp.58-60 The Present State of Cochinchina, pp.61-91 The Present State of Siam, pp.92-140 The Present State of the Oriental Islands [Philippines], pp.141-202 The Present State of the Sunda Islands, 1744, GB
T.G. Smollett, The Present State of all Nations, vol.8 : Indian and Oriental Islands 1769, GB; vol.7 Asia 1769, GB
W. Guthrie, A new system of modern geography : or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world ... vol.2 1794, IA; The Peninsula of India beyond the Ganges, called the Farther Peninsula pp.87-91, The Indian and Oriental Islands pp.142-148
T. Pennant, Outlines of the Globe vol.III : The view of India extra Gangem, China and Japan 1800, Sejarah Melayu Library
T.F. Ehrmann, Neueste Länder- und Völkerkunde, vol.11, Südasien, 1811, GB
C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, vol.3 : India and Oceania, 1822, GB
H. Murray et al., An Encyclopaedia of Geography 1834, GB; The Indo-Chinese Countries pp.1008-1021, East Indian Archipelago pp.1105-1135
F.S. Marryat, Borneo and the Indian Archipelago 1848, IA
E. Reclus, Universal Geography, The Earth and its Inhabitants, vol.14 : Australasia n.d., IA; vol.8, India and Indochina, n.d. [1876-1894], IA
C.D. Tenney, Geography of Asia, 1904; 7. The French Possessions pp.45-47, 8. Siam pp.47-48, 13. Malaysia or Malay Archipelago pp.52-54, IA
L.W. Lyde, A Geography of Asia including the East Indies 1904, IA; Indo-China pp.70-72, East Indies pp.97-102
World Geography Encyclopedia, vol.3 : Asia, 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 910.3 P238w v.3

Specific Topics : history by country
Steven Drakeley, The History of Indonesia, Westport CT : Greenwood 2005, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.8 0763h
Soedjamoko et al. (ed.), An Introduction to Indonesian Historiography, Ithaca : Cornell UP (1965) 1980 [G]
F. Brinkgreve et al. (ed.), Sumatra, Crossroads of Cultures, 2009
Barbara Watson Andaya, Leonard V. Andaya, A History of Malaysia, Honolulu : Univ. of Hawai'i Press 2001, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.5 A 543h
David K. Wyatt, Thailand - A Short History, New Haven : Yale Univ. Press (1982) 1986
Stanley Karnow, Vietnam : a History, Penguin (1985) 1991, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.704 K18v
Anne-Marie Schweyer, Ancient Vietnam : History and Archaeology, 2005 [G]
Edwin M. Loeb, Sumatra, Its History and People, (1935) Singapore : Oxford UP 1972 [G]
James Francis Warren, The Sulu Zone 1768-1898, Quezon City : New Day (1981) 1985 [G]


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KMLA History Program Papers on Southeast Asian History
Lee, Hye Jin, Maritime History : The South China Sea until the later 19th Century (2012)
Ha, Sumin, Social Unrest and Urbanization in India, Indonesia and South Korea, 1940s to 1960s (2011)
Son, Bo Kyung, The History of Persecution of the Buddhist Faith (2011)
Chae, Seung Hoon, Historiography of Singapore (2010)
Choi, Sang Hyun, Heroes and Villains in the History of Indonesia (2010)
Jung, Jin Hwan, Comparative Analysis of Post-Colonial History : Algeria, Vietnam (2009)
Sim, Chi Kyu : A Comparison of the Economic Development of the Republic of Korea and the Philippines since Independence (2008)