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4th Edition

South Asia 2007

ISBN 9781857433937
Published December 12, 2006 by Routledge
702 Pages

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Book Description

Now in its fourth edition, South Asia 2007 provides an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of the region.

Exhaustively researched by Europa's experienced editorial team, this title includes a vast range of up-to-date economic, political and statistical data. Combining impartial analysis with facts and figures, South Asia 2007 provides a unique overall perspective on this increasingly important region.

The book is divided into three sections:

General Survey:

* This contains introductory essays by key specialists providing impartial coverage of issues of regional importance including security and religion. Essays topics include: Globalizations issues in South Asia; Corruption; Environmental issues; Security in the region and Religions in South Asia

Country Surveys:

* Detailed coverage of the eight countries of South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, The Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

* Up-to-date statistical surveys including the latest available figures on population and area, agriculture, industry, trade, transport, communications, media and education

* A directory section of essential contact names, postal addresses and e-mail and internet addresses.

Regional Information:

* A biographical section profiling prominent figures in the South Asian region

* Directory details of research institutes studying the area and a select book and periodicals bibliography.