Island Southeast Asia

News reports and information related to Island Southeast Asia, the region consisting of modern Indonesia, Bornean Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, East Timor and the Philippines.

To cite this page: Tan, Noel Hidalgo (2021, Updated 3 April 2022) Island Southeast Asia. Southeast Asian Archaeology. Available at: https://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/island-southeast-asia/

This page covers the archaeology of Island Southeast Asia as a whole, but you can find more details about the different countries in their respective pages, or explore the Resource Guide for thematic areas. There’s also the Virtual Archaeology page where you can visit Southeast Asian archaeological sites online, learn something from the Online Lecture Library, or find recent academic papers for more up-to-date research.

Recommended Books

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These books are relevant to the archaeology and history of Island Southeast Asia, and the list below is my personal recommendation based on what I have in my library or have read. Newer books are higher up on the list. Some of these links are affiliate links and I may receive a commission if you click on them and make a purchase. For other sources of reliable academic information, you should also check out the books page for latest releases and the occassional free book, as well as the journals page for the latest scientific research.

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Paths of Origins: The Austronesian Heritage
Paths of Origins: The Austronesian Heritage
Used Book in Good Condition; Benitez-Johannot, Purissima (Author); English (Publication Language)
−$21.08 $38.92
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A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development, 100–1500
A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development, 100–1500
Hall, Kenneth R. (Author); English (Publication Language); 398 Pages - 01/16/2011 (Publication Date) - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (Publisher)
−$14.15 $48.85
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The Archaeology of Island Colonization: Global Approaches to Initial Human Settlement (Society and Ecology in Island and Coastal Archaeology)
The Archaeology of Island Colonization: Global Approaches to Initial Human Settlement (Society and Ecology in Island and Coastal Archaeology)
Hardcover Book; English (Publication Language); 396 Pages - 05/25/2021 (Publication Date) - University Press of Florida (Publisher)
−$17.10 $77.90
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Ethnic Groups of Insular Southeast Asia, Vol. 1: Indonesia, Andaman Islands & Madagascar
Ethnic Groups of Insular Southeast Asia, Vol. 1: Indonesia, Andaman Islands & Madagascar
Hardcover Book; Lebar, Frank M. (Author); English (Publication Language); 06/01/1972 (Publication Date) - Human Relations Area Files (Publisher)
−$5.00 $25.00
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Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia
Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia
Hardcover Book; Amirell, Stefan Eklöf (Author); English (Publication Language); 272 Pages - 10/03/2019 (Publication Date) - Cambridge University Press (Publisher)
−$17.04 $87.96
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Selected Topics on Archaeology, History and Culture in the Malay World
Selected Topics on Archaeology, History and Culture in the Malay World
English (Publication Language); 255 Pages - 02/02/2019 (Publication Date) - Springer (Publisher)
−$22.50 $137.49
Strange Parallels: Volume 2, Mainland Mirrors: Europe, Japan, China, South Asia, and the Islands: Southeast Asia in Global Context, c.800–1830 (Studies in Comparative World History)
Strange Parallels: Volume 2, Mainland Mirrors: Europe, Japan, China, South Asia, and the Islands: Southeast Asia in Global Context, c.800–1830 (Studies in Comparative World History)
Used Book in Good Condition; Lieberman, Victor (Author); English (Publication Language); 976 Pages - 10/30/2009 (Publication Date) - Cambridge University Press (Publisher)
$50.99
Islands and Ancestors: Indigenous Styles of Southeast Asia
Islands and Ancestors: Indigenous Styles of Southeast Asia
Used Book in Good Condition; Hardcover Book; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N. Y.) (Author)
$88.98
Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia’s Great Archipelago
Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia’s Great Archipelago
Amazon Kindle Edition; Bowring, Philip (Author); English (Publication Language); 491 Pages - 11/29/2018 (Publication Date) - I.B. Tauris (Publisher)
$14.01
First Islanders: Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia
First Islanders: Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia
Bellwood, Peter (Author); English (Publication Language); 384 Pages - 04/10/2017 (Publication Date) - Wiley-Blackwell (Publisher)
$47.75
Early Kingdoms of the Indonesian Archipelago and the Malay Peninsula
Early Kingdoms of the Indonesian Archipelago and the Malay Peninsula
Munoz, Paul Michel (Author); English (Publication Language); 392 Pages - 08/07/2016 (Publication Date) - Didier Millet,Csi (Publisher)
$25.00
The Annotated Malay Archipelago
The Annotated Malay Archipelago
Wallace, Alfred Russel (Author); English (Publication Language)
$27.09
The Role of Religions in the European Perception of Insular and Mainland Southeast Asia
The Role of Religions in the European Perception of Insular and Mainland Southeast Asia
Hardcover Book; Monika Arnez, Jürgen Sarnowsky (Author); English (Publication Language); 299 Pages - 07/01/2016 (Publication Date) - Cambridge Scholars Publishing (Publisher)
$81.95
Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750
Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750
Used Book in Good Condition; Chaudhuri, K. N. (Author); English (Publication Language); 284 Pages - 04/26/1985 (Publication Date) - Cambridge University Press (Publisher)
$29.99

Last update on 2022-05-24 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Island Southeast Asia News Archive

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The news reports indexed below usually link to external sites that were active at the time of posting; sometimes websites may be temporarily down or may have reorganised their underlying architecture or have even closed down – in these cases the links may not be available. Most of the news articles archived are in English; this is largely because I do not have a working competency in other languages, although when I am made aware of stories other languages I try to index them.

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