Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia

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John Wiley and Sons, 15.06.2011 - 523 Seiten
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Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia, Third Edition is the only book that covers all three regions – South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.  It is the most comprehensive book on the market for a Geography of Asia course.  It contains updated and additional maps covering distribution of religions, physical features, linguistic and religious pluralism in Southeast Asia, and more. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the author discusses evolving physical and cultural landscapes. New to this edition is added content coverage on the impact of globalization, environmental issues, recent environmental disasters and their effects on the region, the recent global economic crisis, migration and urbanization, gender and child welfare issues, religious conflict, agribusiness and sustainability and new patterns of trade.
  

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Inhalt

Chapter I
2
Jsiamism
14
METHANE GAS AND THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT
40
Wealth of Wildlife Lost
53
co nie
54
popuiaiion Gender
60
Personal Gxperiences wiri Heaifi
72
The Saga of Srey Rain
78
Xinjianglew Frontier
301
Cpen Mp the Vest
311
conienis
315
The Global Sweaier Faciory
323
Z Spark of Ligii af Rizkao
330
Ceniury 2
338
Z Cify iiar Vanfs Jvnvnigranis 347
348
Clapier
360

The VicdeCass
93
lonsoon ancl Life Cycles
152
Agriculture Foocl ancl Food ANCIENT SOUTH ASIA
158
Rice ancl Society I23 THE GUPTAS AND INDIAS GOLDEN AGE
164
AQUACULTURE CRISES LOOM
177
conlenls
190
Violence in Karachi
201
Gross afional Happiness
208
Jndia Giani
215
KevalaaVonnens Sfafe?
222
Mrs Hiyaerhe RagI3icev
237
Bangladesh
249
Changing Female Activity Space
256
The Global Beverage
262
TheTerraCotta rmy
278
THE HAN DYNASTY
284
Heavenly Kingolom of Great Peace
291
Travel in Dear Leaciers Land
368
Little Tiger and Big Dragon
374
Street Foools
380
Transition among
382
THE ROLE OF WATER
389
POLITICAL PATTERNS
398
The Spreacl ofDisease 405
406
Jnle Lales Floating Agriculture
419
Whats a IVat?
426
conienis
435
The Killing Fields
445
Chapier
458
Ruval Poverfy 455
478
DEVELOPMENT EOR WHOM? I46
515
Glossary 488
524
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Über den Autor (2011)

Barbara A. Weightman is Professor of Geography at California State University, Fullerton.

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