Carl A. Trocki

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Carl A. Trocki is an Australian historian, an expert in Southeast Asia and China. He was professor of Asian Studies at the Queensland University of Technology, director of the Centre for Community and Cross-Cultural Studies of the QUT, Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.[1][2][3]

He holds Ph.D. in Southeast Asian history from the Cornell University.[4]

He has publications on Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Chinese diaspora, and drug trade in Asia.[5]


  • (Editor, with Michael D. Barr) Paths Not Taken: Political Pluralism in Postwar Singapore, University of Hawaii Press, ISBN 997169378X, 2009
  • Singapore: Wealth, Power and the Culture of Control, Routledge, London & New York, 2006.
  • Opium, Empire and the Global Political Economy: A History of the Asian Opium Trade, 1750 1950, Routledge Ltd., London & New York, 1999, reprinted in 2005.
  • (Editor) Gangsters, Democracy and the State, Cornell Southeast Asia Program, Ithaca, New York, 1998.
  • Opium and Empire: Chinese Society in Colonial Singapore, 1800–1910, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1990.
  • Prince of Pirates: The Temenggongs and the Development of Johor and Singapore, 1784–1885, University of Singapore Press, Singapore, 1979, second edition: 2007.


  1. ^ Carl Trocki's profile at the Ohio University database
  2. ^ "QUT Search - results for 'trocki'". Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Trocki, C. (2012). Opium, Empire and the Global Political Economy: A Study of the Asian Opium Trade 1750-1950. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781135118990. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Barr, M.D.; Trocki, C.A. (2008). Paths Not Taken: Political Pluralism in Post-war Singapore. SINGAPORE University Press. ISBN 9789971693787. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Cooke, N.; Li, T. (2004). Water Frontier: Commerce and the Chinese in the Lower Mekong Region, 1750-1880. Singapore University Press. p. 202. ISBN 9780742530836. Retrieved 11 January 2017.