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IH202: Southeast Asia: The Rice that Binds? Research Essay (10%) The definition of the phrase ‘Settlement pattern’ is associated with the understanding of how a particular society used the available resources in its region. The phrase can also be described as the actual land upon which a settlement is built. So what exactly is the pattern of settlements in Southeast Asia? Some say that the pattern of human settlement in Southeast Asia is dispersed settlements where buildings are spread out;...

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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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Southeast Asia History

How effectively did colonial governments deal with of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia the period before WWII? Colonial initiatives during pre-war nationalism in Southeast Asia took the form of both colonial suppression and concessionary measure. The extent of effectiveness of these measures is depended on how the colonial masters carried put these initiatives and also the extent to which the nationalist movements could resist them. Colonial suppression was the most effective in the short...

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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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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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Colonialism and Nationalism in Southeast Asia

Q4. How effective were colonial responses to nationalist movements in Southeast Asia before the Second World War? Colonial powers in Southeast Asia (SEA) were generally unwilling to grant their colonies full self-rule as many did not planned to leave their colonies. As such, the colonial powers wanted to control nationalist movements to maintain colonial rule. They wanted to prevent the growth and radicalisation of nationalist movements to supervise the tempo of decolonization. Coercion, concessions...

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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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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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NIKE Social Responsibilities In SouthEast Asia

NIKE Social Responsibilities in Southeast Asia Contents Introduction 1 Thesis 1 Key Topics 2 Topic 1 2 Topic 2 4 Topic 3 6 Conclusion 8 Reference Page 9 Figure 1: From NIKE’s FY1999 through FY2013 their Gross Profit has more than tripled, from $3.51B to $11.55B. 2 Figure 2: The original prototype Nike running shoe with the waffle tread pattern. This was the first of many innovations for the company. 3 Figure 3: Nike manufacturing facility in Vietnam. The employees work 10 hrs a day 6 days...

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