This regional concentration results not only from geographical proximity, but also reflects historical and cultural linkages between southern China and Southeast Asia, partly through long-standing trade ties and partly through large-scale migration. For Southeast Asianists in the region and elsewhere, it is also quite obvious that constructive collaboration with Chinese partners on issues of mutual interest will not only benefit the involved parties, but also push the global enterprise of Southeast Asian studies to a new stage.
He can be reached at chsliuh nus. This essay is mainly concerned with the former type — research institutes that are exclusively or predominantly devoted to Southeast Asian studies.
Attention there was drawn to deficiencies in the following areas: knowledge of local languages, substantial fieldwork in the region, good-quality publications encompassing solid empirical data, well-informed theoretical frameworks, and regional perspectives.
Evangelism in Philippines : Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Mission, Coverage: - The correspondence records of the Board of Foreign Mission provide invaluable information on social conditions in the respective country and on efforts to spread the gospel during the nineteenth century.
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Hence they relied heavily on texts and published materials for their analysis. There seems to have been no serious attempt to date to conceptualize the convergence and divergence of these two separate yet closely related domains of analysis.