Welcome to Southeast Asia Visions

Southeast Asia Visions is a collection of European travel accounts of pre-modern Southeast Asia from Cornell University Library's John M. Echols Collection. The site provides online access to more than 350 books written in English and French. Learn more

About the Collection

Historical context, geographical context (including map of Southeast Asia), significance of these accounts, and bibliographies.

About the Project

Digitization, cataloging and metadata, copyright, project staff and contact information.

Note: This site includes some historical materials that may imply negative representations or stereotypes of the peoples discussed in the documents. These documents have been included as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that project staff endorse or approve of the representations or stereotypes implied.