The Age of Empire in Southeast Asia, 1900
This map shows the extent of imperialism in Southeast Asia by 1900. The European powers took interest in this area for its economic resources, such as gold and ceramics.
Additionally noted on the map are locations of religious sites, such as temples and mosques, historical sites and royal palaces. Examples of European influence can be found in the changes in architecture instituted soon after European arrival. .
Atlas of World Art (p. 254)
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