The Asia-Pacific Profile: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Asia-Pacific Profile

1st Edition

Edited by Michael Dawson, Bernard Eccleston, Deborah McNamara


352 pages

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Hardback: 9780415172790
pub: 1998-01-01
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The Asia-Pacific Profile offers students a unique combination of maps, diagrams, documents and statistical data covering every state around and within the Pacific.

Key features include:

* a broad definition of the 'Asia-Pacific' covering:

North-East and South-East Asia, Australasia, North, Central and South America and the Pacific Island States

* over 25 historical and contemporary maps featuring: flows of labour, trade, investment, tourists and telecommunications empires, wars, colonial struggles and environmental degradation

* succinct yet comprehensive surveys of historical developments and contemporary political issues facing all countries bordering on the Pacific

* over 600 diagrams depicting key demographic, economic and social changes since 1970 with appendices showing the actual data used and their sources

* key documents that have shaped the Asia-Pacific including:

founding charters of contemporary organizations, treaties, declarations and documents relating to social rights movements

Table of Contents

Part 1. The Pacific Region Part 2. Country by Country Digest (forty one countries in all are covered) Part 3. Documents

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General