By D R SarDesai
The 7th version is carefully up-to-date to supply assurance of present occasions, together with the old 2012 elections in Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi's winning bid for election to the Parliament, the increase of Yingluck Shinawartra to the location of major minister of neighboring Thailand, and the consolidation of the ASEAN and its attention of China's declare to the South China Sea. Combining thematic and chronological methods with the research of colonialism, nationalism, old and cultural history, and present occasions, Southeast Asia manages to show an Asian perspective throughout.
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