FAR EAST & AUSTRALASIA 1995 (Europa's Regional Surveys of the World) by 1995 26th
FAR EAST & AUSTRALASIA 1995 (Europa's Regional Surveys of the World)
Author: 1995 26th
Title: FAR EAST & AUSTRALASIA 1995 (Europa's Regional Surveys of the World)
ISBN10: 185743000X
ISBN13: 978-1857430004
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Publisher: Europa Publicat; 26th edition (January 1, 1995)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1305 kb
Size epub: 1333 kb
Rating: 3.9 ✪
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Category: Reference
Subcategory: Almanacs & Yearbooks
This comprehensive and systematic survey of all the countries of East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands - from Afghanistan to Vietnam - presents statistics, directory material and informative essays on topics relating to contemporary and historical events in the region as a whole. Introductory essays analyze issues of contemporary and historical interest - subjects covered include "Population in Asia and the Pacific" by Michael Williams, "Global Warming and the Implications for Asia and the Pacific" by Mike Hulme, "Current Economic Trends in Asia and the Pacific" by Chris Edwards and "Towards the 'Pacific Century': Integration and Disintegration in the Pacific Basin" by Dean Forbes. Details of national and international organizations, together with research institutes concerned with the Far East and Australasia are discussed. Each country is covered by an individual chapter containing all the latests facts, statistics and directory information, including the constitution, government, legislature, political organizations, diplomatic representation, judiciary, religion, the media, finance, trade and industry, transport, education, tourism and defence. The major countries, islands and territories covered include: Afghanistan, Australian dependencies in the Indian Ocean, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, People's Republic of China and Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepa, New Zealand, The Pacific Islands (including Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Hawaii, Guam, Western Samoa), Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.