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Slaves did the most difficult jobs, dredging the irrigation canals, rowing the war boats, working the quarries, and helping build the great temples. While Angkor enjoyed the most power in Southeast Asia during this era, other states also flourished. West of Angkor, the Indianized state of Pagan was founded by the Burman people, who began migrating into the Irrawaddy River valley from Tibet around 800 ce. In the process, the Burmans gained domination over but also adopted considerable culture from the long-settled, strongly Buddhist Pyu and Mon peoples.

Photo by Craig A. Lockard 24 S o u t h e a s t A s i a i n Wo r l d H i s t o r y The Hindu idea of karma suggested that the rich and powerful had earned their status because of their achievements in previous lives. The imported religions of both Hinduism and Buddhism developed a complex relationship with the local animism, and many Southeast Asians blended them together rather than following one exclusively. Governments were organized around temples or trade centers. Hence, the Mon people, who increasingly adopted Buddhism, established several states in the Chaophraya basin of what is today Thailand and, several centuries later, in Southern Burma.

The Chams, who spoke an Austronesian language, became renowned as sailors and merchants, with Cham traders even based in China, Funan, and Java. Like many other maritime peoples, during trade downturns they resorted to piracy. They also earned enemies by trying to control the increasingly dynamic coastal commerce between China and Southeast Asia. ”8 26 S o u t h e a s t A s i a i n Wo r l d H i s t o r y F UNA N A N D I T S N E I G H B O RS CHINA Fuzhou Zhengzhou Salween wa ddy a Irr MON STATES n Meko PYU KINGDOM Taiwan g Hanoi VIETNAM Pa c i fi c Ocean Hainan Luzon ZHENLA South Mekong FUNAN China CHAMPA Sea Oc Eo Mindanao St ra it of M ela ka Sumatra Borneo SRIVIJAYA Celebes Java Sea Indian Ocean Java 0 0 400 mi 600 km Timor S o u t h e a s t A s i a n s i n t h e C l a s s i c a l Wo r l d 27 Chams exported timber and wood products and fashioned elaborate woven cloth.

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