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By James A. Tyner

Geography encompasses every thing from the local—where people stay, paintings, and travel—to metageographies like international locations and areas. James A. Tyner's artistic and multidisciplinary principles on geography equally variety from the personal—his father's event within the army throughout the Vietnam War—to a wide dialogue of the way the USA has come to workout strength in the course of the creation of geographic wisdom, thus in Southeast Asia. because the finish of the second one global warfare, Southeast Asia has served as a surrogate area to extra American imperial pursuits, that are fiscal, political, territorial, and ethical in scope. America's approach in Southeast Asia contends that the development of Southeast Asia as a geographic entity has been an important part within the construction of the yank empire. for instance, America's most obvious event of colonial rule happened the Philippines, America's longest battle was once fought in Vietnam, and so much lately, a few American policymakers have pointed out Southeast Asia because the "Second entrance" within the struggle on Terror. but, America's overriding method in Southeast Asia and the quarter itself continues to be whatever of a secret for the yank populace—a "black field" in America's geographical mind's eye. This transparent and cutting edge e-book educates readers approximately Southeast Asia's significance in American overseas policy.

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