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The Far East and Australasia 2018

49th Edition

Edited by Europa Publications

© 2017 – Routledge

1,422 pages

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Hardback: 9781857438819
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Description

This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region.

Calendar of Political Events

A calendar of events provides a convenient reference guide to the year’s main political developments

General Survey

Written by leading experts, this collection of essays provides incisive analysis of regional issues.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country containing:

  • essays on geography, history and the economy
  • an economic and demographic survey of the latest available statistics on population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications and education
  • a comprehensive directory of names and contact details covering the most significant political, financial and commercial institutions
  • a country-specific bibliography.

An entire section is dedicated to the Pacific islands, including specially commissioned essays examining the contemporary politics of the islands, their economies, security concerns and the environmental issues confronting them

Regional Information

  • includes all major international organizations active in the region, their aims, activities, publications and principal personnel
  • a detailed survey of major commodities in Asia and the Pacific
  • a directory of research institutes specializing in the region
  • select bibliographies of books and periodicals covering the Asia-Pacific region
  • an index of regional organizations.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Survey Part 2: Country Surveys Sections on geography, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country. Part 3: Regional Information Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of Asia and the Pacific. Calendars and Time Reckoning. Research Institutes Studying the Far East and Australasia. Select Bibliography (Books). Select Bibliography (Periodicals). Index of Regional Organizations. Index of Territories. List of Maps.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS055000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Reference
HIS008000
HISTORY / Asia / China
HIS021000
HISTORY / Asia / Japan
HIS023000
HISTORY / Asia / Korea
HIS030000
HISTORY / Reference
HIS048000
HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia
POL018000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Reference
POL040000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
REF009000
REFERENCE / Directories
REF027000
REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals