East and Southeast Asia 2017-2018

East and Southeast Asia 2017-2018

by Steven A. Leibo

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Overview

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 50th 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.


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ISBN-13: 9781475835236
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/04/2017
Series: World Today (Stryker)
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 332
File size: 56 MB
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About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
East and Southeast Asia Today
Map: East, Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific
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”
Reprinted with permission of the Association of
Asian Studies from Education About
EAST ASIA
China
The People’s Republic of China
Hong Kong
Macau
Tibet
“Tibetan Buddhism” by Jeannine Chandler
Taiwan: Republic of China
Japan
Korea
The Republic of Korea (South Korea)
South Korea's Rasputin by Mark JihunSuk
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
Bibliography and Additional Resources

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