"Southeast Asia" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Southeast Asia

    ways in which power manifests itself in Southeast Asia? Illustrate your answer with at least 3 examples. The concept of power is one that has existed in Southeast Asia for a long period of time. Unlike that of the Western regions‚ where power is more of a concept and is intangible‚ power in Southeast Asia is more concrete and real. Power is defined as the possession of control or command over others (Dictionary.com‚ n.d.) In the context of Southeast Asia‚ power is gained through control of powerful

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  • Islam in Southeast Asia

    Islam in Southeast Asia In the 11th century‚ a turbulent period occurred in the history of Malay Archipelago‚ the Chola Navy crossed the ocean and attacked the Srivijaya kingdom of Sangrama Vijayatungavarman‚ Kadaram (Kedah)‚ an important fortified city in the Malayan peninsula was sacked and the king was taken captive. Soon after that‚ the king of Kedah Phra Ong Mahawangsa became the first ruler to abandon the traditional Hindu faith‚ and converted to Islam with the Sultanate of Kedah

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  • Settlement in Southeast Asia

    Three general patterns of settlements can be commonly identified throughout the regions of Southeast Asia‚ depending on how well each country or area in the country are developed. The patterns of settlements show how buildings are arranged in the settlements. The three types of settlement patterns are: 1. Clustered Clustered settlements are formulated by buildings being grouped together in a compact area due to rural conditions that resources such as water and electricity can be shared Some countries

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  • Terrorism in Southeast Asia

    in Southeast Asia Bruce Vaughn‚ Coordinator Specialist in Asian Affairs Emma Chanlett-Avery Specialist in Asian Affairs Ben Dolven Section Research Manager Mark E. Manyin Specialist in Asian Affairs Michael F. Martin Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance Larry A. Niksch Specialist in Asian Affairs October 16‚ 2009 Congressional Research Service 7-5700 www.crs.gov RL34194 CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Terrorism in Southeast Asia

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  • Deforestation of Southeast Asia

    Deforestation of South-East Asia The effects deforestation is having on south-east Asia are dizzying. Rapid development since the siege of Khe-Sanh in Vietnam (1968) and surrounding nations of the Mekong region has caused widespread destruction of their forests. Many of these areas are switching trees for coffee bushes‚ threatening the extraordinary biodiversity that holds around 1‚700 different species. These trees are cut down for the furniture export market. Also‚ forests are being wiped out

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  • The Effects of Geography on Southeast Asia

    more can it be rancorous. The geography of East and Southeast Asia specifically‚ influenced trading patterns and the relationships of respective countries. Geography’s effect on East and Southeast Asia would shape its framework for hundreds of years to follow. Southeast Asia can be divided into two main regions. The first being the mainland‚ comprised of several peninsulas located between India and China. The second main region‚ island Southeast Asia is composed of approximately 20‚000 islands. The

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  • Singapore, Southeast Asia and America

    City 1) Natural Resources: Water tensions between Singapore and Malaysia (1961-2011/1962-2061 agreements) Used in every industrial process‚ drinking/cleaning -> shortage of water is a big threat Singapore’s 4-tap strategy by 2060 2) Southeast Asia as a “region” India and China as bookends‚ what lay in between is SEA A mixture of civilizations (Sino-Indic) Distinctive as a “region”: It transformed from just being Sino-Indic mixes to their own culture – adaptive‚ not just a passive recipient

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  • Mango: Southeast Asia and India

    Introduction Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) is the most important fruit of India and is known as “King of fruits”. The fruit is cultivated in the largest area i.e. 2‚312 thousand ha and the production is around 15.03 million tons‚ contributing 40.48% of the total world production of mango. The main mango producing states in India are Uttar Pradesh (23.86%)‚ Andhra Pradesh (22.14%)‚ Karnataka (11.71%)‚ Bihar (8.79%)‚ Gujarat (6.00%) and Tamil Nadu (5.09%). Total export of mangoes from India is 59

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  • Batik: Southeast Asia and Batiks

    influences throughout history Batik is the art of wax resistance techniques applied to fabrics originating in South East Asia‚ on the north coast of the island of Java‚ Indonesia. Indonesian batik is unique and unequaled. Centuries ago‚ the demand for Indonesian batik skyrocketed‚ and Indonesian batik knock-offs were produced and sold throughout the trade routes to Asia‚ India‚ the Middle East‚ and Africa. To prevent the production of knock-offs‚ famous batik artists signed their work‚ which noted

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  • Facts about Southeast Asia and Trade

    winds?What were the differences between ships used in the Indian and Med. Oceans?By 2000 B.C.E.‚ what did Sumerian records show?What did Southeast Asian settlers do 2000 years ago‚ who did they trade with and what did they cultivate?What did Africa‚ Somalia‚ Persian Gulf‚ Oman‚ India and Southeast Asia trade?What cause bilingual/bicultural families in Southeast Asia?What animals were on the earliest paintings on rock walls from Early Saharan cultures?Why do historians think refugees from the collapse

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