History Department

Kenneth Hall

Professor

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BB 219b  Phone: 765-285-8709  

Department of History
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 200
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Teaching and Research Specialties
Southeast Asia, South Asia, Pacific basin, economic, comparative religion

Biography

Kenneth R. Hall, professor of history at Ball State University, is a specialist in pre-1500 South and Southeast Asian history and culture, comparative urbanization and wider Indian Ocean maritime networking. His most recent books are A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and Societal Development c. 100-1500 (2011); The Growth of Non-Western Cities, Primary and Secondary Urban Networking c. 900-1900 (edited volume 2011); New Perspectives in the History and Historiography of Southeast Asia (edited volume 2011); and Networks of Trade, Polity, and Societal Integration in Chola-Era South India c. 875-1279 (2014); and 2013/14 academic journal and collected volume studies “Cross-Cultural Commercial Competition on the Vietnam Coastline in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries,” "The 15th-Century Gujarat Cloth Trade with Southeast Asia’s Indonesian Archipelago,” and "Revisionist Study of Cross-Cultural Commercial Competition on the Indian Ocean Coastlines c. 1000-1500 and the Wider Implications."

Vita

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
    No.
    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
    Location
    Location
  • Course
    Non-Western Civiliza
    No.
    198
    Section
    800
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Foundations Asian Ci
    No.
    370
    Section
    800
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location
  • Course
    Senior Research Proj
    No.
    440
    Section
    5
    Section
    0000-0000
    Days
    Location