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Osborne, Milton E.

Overview
Works: 72 works in 356 publications in 1 language and 7,799 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: DS525, 959
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Most widely held works about Milton E Osborne
 
Most widely held works by Milton E Osborne
Southeast Asia : an introductory history by Milton E Osborne( Book )

98 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Southeast Asia: An introductory history has been the most widely read introduction to the region for over fifteen years and still retains its reputation as a highly readable survey of Southeast Asia's modern history. Clearly written and extensively illustrated with maps, prints and photographs, it has been revised and brought up-to-date for this seventh edition." "While giving attention to the early history of Southeast Asia, the author concentrates on the changes that have taken place since the eighteenth century. He surveys such vital developments as the impact of colonial rule, economic transformations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the emergence and triumph of independence movements and the impact of social change and the pivotal roles played by religion, ethnic-minorities and immigrant groups in the various countries of the region."--Jacket
The French presence in Cochinchina and Cambodia; rule and response (1859-1905) by Milton E Osborne( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness by Milton E Osborne( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sihanouk: Prince of Light, prince of darkness is the first full-length English-language account of one of the most remarkable and controversial Asian leaders of the 20th century. This critical, unauthorised biography, gives due credit to the achievements of Norodom Sihanouk but also looks behind the myths of his claims to have ruled a 'fairytale kingdom' that was an 'oasis of peace'
Region of revolt; focus on Southeast Asia by Milton E Osborne( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Region of Revolt: Focus on Southeast Asia deals with the phenomenon of revolt and revolutionary change in Southeast Asia. Countries covered include Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Images of revolt, such as those indicating heroism, are considered, along with traditional patterns of revolt. This book is comprised of 10 chapters and begins with an overview of images typically associated with revolt, including those of brave but beautiful women leading their troops against the enemy. The next chapter explores the four categories of revolt in Southeast Asi
Exploring Southeast Asia : a traveller's history of the region by Milton E Osborne( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milton Osborne is one of the world's pre-eminent writers on Southeast Asia, and this lively and easy to read guide is a distillation of a lifetime's knowledge and experience on the region. Essential reading for travellers
Strategic hamlets in South Viet-Nam; a survey and comparison by Milton E Osborne( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts of Southeast Asia : from the Powerhouse Museum collection by Christina Sumner( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and power in Cambodia, the Sihanouk years by Milton E Osborne( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Singapore and Malaysia by Milton E Osborne( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phnom Penh : a cultural history by Milton E Osborne( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osborne also describes the terrible civil war, the Khmer Rouge's capture of the city, the defeat of Pol Pot in 1979, and Phnom Penh's slow reemergence as one of the most attractive cities in Southeast Asia."--Jacket
Ho Chi Minh by Milton E Osborne( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Kampuchea : preludes to tragedy by Milton E Osborne( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River road to China : the search for the sources of the Mekong, 1866-73 by Milton E Osborne( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, six Frenchmen set out on a dangerous mission to seek a trade route up the Mekong. During the two years that followed, they would journey through more than four thousand miles of unmapped territory, from the tropical heat of the swamps of Vietnam and Cambodia to the bitter cold of the mountain ranges of southwestern China. Their historic expedition is the dramatic subject of River Road to China by world-renowned Southeast Asia expert Milton Osborne. Selected by The New York Times as one of the best books of 1975 when it was originally published, this edition has been updated to include a new postscript by the author and more than thirty full-color illustrations by the expedition's artist
Phnom Penh : a cultural and literary history by Milton E Osborne( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long neglected by Western travellers, Phnom Penh became Cambodias permanent capital in 1866. It has been home to Iberian missionaries and French colonialists, with a stunning mix of traditional palaces, Buddhist temples and transplanted French architecture. Author from Australian National University
The Mekong : turbulent past, uncertain future by Milton E Osborne( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future, acclaimed Southeast Asia expert Milton Osborne tells the story of the peoples and cultures of the great river from these obscure beginnings to the emergence of the modern independent nations of today. Drawing on a wealth of research material gathered over forty years of studying the region, Osborne traces the Mekong's dramatic history through the rise and fall of civilizations and the era of colonization and exploration."--Jacket
South-east Asian reactions to possible alternative American policies in Asia by Milton E Osborne( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angkor : a tour of the monuments by Thierry Zéphir( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refugees : four political case-studies( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fear and fascination in the tropics : a reader's guide to French fiction on Indochina by Milton E Osborne( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River at risk : the Mekong and the water politics of China and Southeast Asia by Milton E Osborne( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper addresses the conflict in the Mekong River system between countries' desire for hydroelectric power to satisfy soaring demand and the Mekong's fragile eco-system and its role as a primary food source
 
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Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darkness
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Sihanouk : prince of light, prince of darknessExploring Southeast Asia : a traveller's history of the regionArts of Southeast Asia : from the Powerhouse Museum collectionPhnom Penh : a cultural historyBefore Kampuchea : preludes to tragedyRiver road to China : the search for the sources of the Mekong, 1866-73Phnom Penh : a cultural and literary historyThe Mekong : turbulent past, uncertain futureAngkor : a tour of the monuments