There are many academic materials about Southeast Asia, but this editorial book systematically explains each field well. From the perspective of myself who does not know much about Southeast Asia, it has helped broaden my understanding and add depth to perception. I mainly read books related to China, but I wanted to look at the relationship between China and Southeast Asia, so I saw the book in more detail, and through this, I was able to learn more about the overall history, political background, and regional meaning of Southeast Asia, including Sino-ASEAN relations.
As it is an edited academic book, it consists of excellent distinguished writers. Although I am not familiar with the so-called authorized specialists on Southeast Asia, I could see that scholars related to China studies and international relations in East Asia are also joining the writing team. First, one of the editors and writers, Dr. Mark Beeson, professor of international politics at the University of We