Exploring Southeast Asia"s economic past

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Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand , Sydney
Politics and government, Economic condi
Other titlesAustralian economic history review v. 31, no. 1 (Mar. 1991).
Statementedited by G.D. Snooks, A.J.S. Reid, and J.J. Pincus
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL26572830M


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While India’s plan for a Trans-Asia Highway linking its remote northeast with Burma and from there on further to Thailand has yet to materialise, China.

Indeed, China and India have strengthened their economic ties with Burma over the past two-and-a-half decades. While India’s plan for a Trans-Asia Highway linking its remote northeast with Burma and from there on further to Thailand has yet to materialise, China has already left a heavy economic footprint on the map.

Highways promote. disconnected from more general socio-economic developments, in Southeast Asia and in other parts of the world alike. Several puzzle pieces of Southeast Asia’s seascapes remain : Tom Hoogervorst. This classic work has been the most widely read introduction to the region for more than 20 years and still retains its reputation as a highly readable survey of Southeast Asia's modern history.

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Economic ties between South and East Asia can be traced back to the time of the ancient Silk Road. In the recent past, these sub-regions have made great progress towards reviving close economic links among their countries, fuelled by domestic reforms and emergence of regional production networks.

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