Country Studies: Mainland Southeast Asia

The countries of Mainland Southeast Asia are Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. This module examines one or a group of these countries for an in-depth study, providing a multi-disciplinary approach to different facets of contemporary life in these countries. The module will place emphasis on a variety of themes, such as history of decolonization and the Cold War, military power, political change, peasantry, environment, economic reforms, ethnicity and nationalism, historiography, gender and religion. Each theme is integrated, with the aim of developing a more comprehensive understanding of these countries.

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