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Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia

Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia
Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia

Using Southeast Asia as an example, this book tests contemporary theory about the relation between modernity, nationalism, and ethnic identity. The author develops his own typology to better fit the formation of political identities such as the Indonesian, Malay, Chinese, Acehnese, Batak and Kadazan.

  • Author / Anthony REID
  • Publisher / Cambridge University Press; 1 edition
  • Release Date / December 21, 2009
  • Paperback / 262 pages
  • Language / English
  • ISBN-10 / 0521872375
  • ISBN-13 / 978-0521872379