Thursday, February 2, 2023

Asian History

From Imperialist Britain’s divisive British rule to independence in India and on to the beauty of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, it is hoped these articles will inspire abiding interest in the history and culture of Asia.

Articles range, from fascinating biographical pieces through to all aspects of history of the region, the Vietnamese and Korean Wars and development of the post-war economies and infrastructures.

Ancient Relations Between Sri Lanka and Laos

With a population of a little over six million, the Lao People's Democratic Republic in south east Asia is still an idyllic country. With...

The Spread of Indian Culture in Early South East Asia

The Indians when they learned to navigate by water began to spread their cultural influence throughout Early South East Asia. The first civilizations that Indian...

The Tai Ahom Kingdom of Assam

Tai peoples had been migrating southwards from southern China in large numbers from at least as early as the C7th CE and possibly earlier....

Common Factors in Southeast Asian Development: Shared Experiences of Southeast Asian Nations

The Southeast Asian region, located north of Australia, south of China, and east of India, and comprising the nations Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia,...

Srivijaya: The First Indonesian State

The Indonesian archipelago consists of more than 13,500 islands and some 300 ethnic groups. With this great diversity and the difficulty in communications across...