Southeast Asian and Oceanic Peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples include Mainland Southeast Asian peoples, the Southeast Asian Islands, Australian aboriginal peoples, and Oceanic peoples.


Mainland Southeast Asian Peoples

Southeast Asian Island Peoples

These include Indonesia.

Australian Aborigines

Oceanic peoples


History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, and modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 19th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be used to examine Mainland Southeast Asian peoples, Southeast Asian Island peoples, and Australian Aboriginal peoples.

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Other Sociology

Other sociology including communities and social mechanics can be used to examine Mainland Southeast Asian, Southeast Asian Island, and Aboriginal Australian peoples. Other peoples of the world including nations and major groups of other Asiatic peoples, Western Civilization, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be used to examine Southeast Asian Island peoples, Southeast Asian Mainland peoples, and Australian aboriginal peoples.


Religion including particular religions, religous organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected.

Particular religions

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Islam, Christianity, and Judaism can be connected.

Islam can be connected.

Christianity including Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Mormonism, and Early Christianity can be connected. Catholicism can be connected. Protestantism can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected. Mormonism can be connected. Early Christianity may not have reached this far.

Judaism can be connected.

Asiatic religion including East Asian religion can be connected. Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sihkhism, and Jainism can be connected. Persian religion including Zoroastrianism, Manicheanism, and Mithraism can be connected.

Pagan religion

Pagan religon including Asian pagan, African pagan, European Pagan, American Indian, and neopagan religion can be connected.

Asian pagan religion can be connected. African pagan religion can be connected. European pagan religion can be connected. American Indian religion can be connected. Neopagan religion can be connected.

Secularism can be connected.

Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.


Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected.

International government including modern compacts, colonial empires, and traditional empires can be connected. National government can be connected. Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected.

State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be connected. Administration including security, public works and lands, welfare, and taxation can be connected. Succession including election, appointment, inheritance, and seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including forms of government, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Forms of government can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.


Law including Asian law, international law, Western law, and tribal law can be connected.

Asian law can be connected. International law can be connected. Western law can be connected. Tribal law can be connected.


Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system stypes, networks, and firms can be connected.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries including food and agricultural industries can be connected. Social and medical services such as institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial services such as wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer services, electronic media, and print media can be connected. Transportation industries such as transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be connected. Building related industries such as accomodation, furnishings and equipment supply, construction, and building materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries such as equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be connected.

Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be connected.


School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be connected. Educational organization including administration, faculty, students, and course material can be connected. Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be connected. Teaching can be connected. Research can be connected.


Particular families can be connected. Kinship can be connected. Parenting can be connected. Marriage can be connected.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine Southeast Asian Island peoples and Southeast Asian Mainland peoples.

Behavioral culture

Cultural events such as holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, gatherings, and performances can be connected. Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be connected. Occupations including service occupations, industrial occupations, communication occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected. Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture

Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected. Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected. Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected. Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected. Graphic arts including animation, photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected. Language including languages of the world, writing, and linguistics can be connected.

Material culture

Miscellanous artifacts such as sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communications technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected. Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected. Clothing and dress garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected. Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components, furnishings, and materials can be connected. Industrial technology including advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.


Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be used to examine Southeast Asian Island peoples.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography

Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be connected. Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. African geography including North African geography, West African geography, North Central African geography, South Central African geography, East African geography, and South African geography can be connected. North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography is distantly and weakly connected. South American geography including Amazon geography, Andean geography, and Argentine geography is weakly and distantly connected. European geography including Balkan geography, Eastern European geography, Central European geography, Italian geography, Northwest European geography, Iberian geography, Scandinavian geography, and Island European geography can be connected.

Human ecology

Human effects on the environment can be connected. Relations with other life forms can be connected. Environmental effects on people can be connected.

Physical anthropology

Human dispersion can be connected. Racial variation can be connected. Human origins can be connected.


Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. Migration can be connected. Mortality and morbidity can be connected. Birth and fertility can be connected.

Social foundations

Social group behavior can be connected. Social group types can be connected. Social control can be connected. Social interaction can be connected. Social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies


  • Buddha (c 563 BC - c 483 BC)
  • Confucius (c 551 BC - c 479 BC)
  • Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
  • Jesus (c 1 BC - c 33 CE)
  • Paul (c 5 EC - c 67 CE)
  • Ts'ai Lun (c 50 CE - c 121 CE)
  • Mohammed (c 570 CE - c 632 CE)
  • Obama, Barak (1961 - living)
  • Columbus (1451 CE - 1506 CE)
  • Gutenberg (1398 CE - c. 1468 CE)
  • Darwin, Charles (1809-1882 CE)
  • Euclid (lived c. 300 BC)
  • Galileo (1564 CE - 1642 CE)
  • Moses (lived c. 17th-14th century BC)
  • Shih Huang Ti (259 BC- 210 BC)


Social psychology can be connected. Personality can be connected. Mental disorders can be connected. Developmental psychology can be connected. Behavior patterns can be connected. Mind can be connected. Behavioral elements can be connected.

Human body

Human form and appearance can be connected. Human disease can be connected. The human life cycle can be connected. Human body functions can be connected. Body systems can be connected.



Biohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic life can be connected. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology can be connected. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be connected. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be connected. Cell biology including types, behavior, and structure can be connected. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be connected.

Earth science

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be connected. Physical geography including mapping, oceanic geography, and terrestrial geography can be connected. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be connected. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be connected. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be connected.


Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography can be connected. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected. Local astronomy including the solar system including the Sun, planetary systems, minor bodies, and the interplanetary medium can be connected.


Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be connected. Chemical change including nuclear reactions, chemical reactions, and physical changes can be connected. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be connected.


The structure of matter including exotic matter, common bulk matter, molecular physics, atomic physics, and subatomic physics can be connected. Quantum physics can be connected. Relativity including general relativity and special relativity can be connected. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected.

Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics, general mechanics, and rigid body mechanics can be connected. Particle mechanics including particle systems, energetics, kinetics, kinematics, and particle description can be connected.

Created 11 Mar 2013 Last updated 11 Feb 2018