Chapter 10 Cities of Southeast Asia (29 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2, 3, 27, 28, 29 of actual document. View the full content.
View Full Document

Chapter 10 Cities of Southeast Asia



Previewing pages 1, 2, 3, 27, 28, 29 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Chapter 10 Cities of Southeast Asia

60 views


Pages:
29
School:
Wright State University
Course:
Urs 2000 - Growth and Change in Urban Society

Unformatted text preview:

Cities of Southeast Asia Growth and Change in Urban Societies Sarawakian women on the island of Borneo Major Cities Key Urban Facts Total Population 590 million Percent Urban Population 41 9 Total Urban Population 247 million Most Urbanized Country Singapore 100 Least Urbanized Country Cambodia 20 1 of Cities over 1 Million 18 of Megacities 2 Three Largest Cities Jakarta Manila Bangkok World Cities Singapore Key Themes Urban landscape shaped by ethnicity especially Impact of colonialism Some of world s largest cargo ports Chinese Indian Malay Notably Singapore Transnational cities Trade across national boundaries Influence economy of neighboring countries Singapore Harbor www cnn com 2002 W ORLD asiapcf southeast 09 20 sing ports Key Themes Vast coastlines and river valleys Amphibious nature of life Importance of sea trade Facilitated migration The floating market of Damnern Saduak near Bangkok Thailand The Mekong at Can Tho Vietnam Key Themes All of the major religions are represented The cultural arts of Bali s Hindu people SINGAPORE Sultan Mosque in Arab Street http www islamicvoice com april 99 images 04mosque jpg Indian temple in Singapore Golden stupas shrines of Swedagon pagoda Yangon Myanmar Key Themes Risk of Natural Disasters Earthquakes volcanoes tsunamis Monsoons and cyclones Mt Merapi in central Java Feb 19 2001 Banda Aceh Indonesia and impact of the tsunami Principal Urban Forms Sacred city Market City Malacca one of the oldest market cities Angkor Wat 12th Century capital and sacred city Evolution of Cities Pre colonial patterns of urbanization Importance of long coastlines on trade Natural cross roads India and China trade lead to market cities along Malay coast strait cities SE Asia relatively urbanized before Europeans arrived Pre colonial states of SE Asia Evolution of Cities Colonial Urbanization Portuguese captured Malacca 1511 500 years of colonialism esp Jakarta under Dutch Manila under Spanish Singapore under British Saigon under French



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Chapter 10 Cities of Southeast Asia and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Chapter 10 Cities of Southeast Asia and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?