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Title:
East & Southeast Asia 2014-2015
Author:
Leibo, Steven A., 1950- , author.
Edition:
47th edition.
Publication Information:
Lanham, MD : Stryker-Post Publications, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
viii, 320 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Historical background: A diversity of people ; Religious beliefs ; Women in traditional Asia ; The impact of the West ; Nationalism, Communism and revolution ; Women in modern East and Southeast Asia ; From post-Colonialism to globalization ; "Asia and the climate crisis" -- East Asia: China ; The People's Republic of China ; Hong Kong ; Macau ; Tibet ; Tibetan Buddhism by Jeannine Chandler ; Taiwan: The Republic of China ; Japan ; Korea: Republic of Korea (South Korea) ; Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) ; Mongolia -- Southeast Asia: Brunei Darussalam ; Cambodia ; East Timor ; Indonesia ; Laos ; Malaysia ; Myanmar (Burma) ; Papua New Guinea ; The Philippines ; Singapore ; Thailand ; Vietnam -- Western Pacific: Australia ; New Zealand ; Island communities of the Western and Southern Pacific.
ISBN:
9781475812312
Format :
Book

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Updated annually, East & Southeast Asia provides just enough historical background on the evolution of Modern East & Southeast Asia to help students gain a thorough understanding--in one semester--of contemporary developments in this vital region. Broad introductory regional and comparative chapters are followed by distinct sections on each country in the region. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors, and students. Now in its forty-seventh edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student and library budgets.


Author Notes

Steven Leibo, PhD, is professor of international history & politics at the Sage Colleges and an international affairs commentator for WAMC Northeast Public Radio.