Southeast Asian Education in Modern History: Schools, Manipulation, and Content
Provides articles on educational development in Southeast Asia. Deals with education policy and practice in the region from the emergence of modern education to the end of the twentieth century. Studies Myanmar identity and the shifting value of the classical past, the modernization of female education and the emergence of class conflict between literate groups in Siam 1870-1910, and the changing dynamics of schooling and education in the KMT Chinese community in Northern Thailand. Includes history of Malaysian education, state and Islamic education growing into each other in Indonesia, and American education in the Philippines and Filipino values.