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Dragons and Tigers : A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia (Updated Edition)

Dragons and Tigers : A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia (Updated Edition) - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471484769

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ISBN13: 978-0471484769
ISBN10: 0471484768
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Dragons and Tigers : A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia (Updated Edition) - 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471484769

Barbara A. Weightman

ISBN13: 978-0471484769
ISBN10: 0471484768
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This book explores conditions, events, problems and trends of the Asian region and its individual nations. Using a cross disciplinary approach, the author discusses evolving physical and cultural landscapes. Nature-society relations will provide the foundation for social, economic, political and environmental problems. Updated edition includes two new interludes on China and Japan.

Table of Contents

1. Major Influences

2. Environments and People

3. Population, Agriculture and Social Disparity

4. Development, Urbanization and Quality of Life

5. South Asia: Creating Dilemmas of Diversity

6. Pakistan and the Himalayan States

7. South Asia: India, Giant of the Subcontinent

8. South Asia: Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Indian Ocean

9. East Asia: Center of the World

10. China: Great Dragon Rising

11. East Asia’s Tigers: Japan, Korea and Taiwan

12. Southeast Asia: Transition among the Nagas

13. Mainland Southeast Asia: Turmoil and Peace

14. Insular Southeast Asia

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