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A Political And Economic Dictionary Of South Asia

Author : Jivanta Schottli
ISBN : 9781135355760
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 37. 31 MB
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Thanks to its emerging markets, nuclearization and the internet revolution, South Asia is increasingly at the forefront of current affairs. This invaluable reference source seeks to make the region accessible to business travellers as well as to the general reader. The range of subjects to be covered includes major political processes and events of South Asia (elections and electoral politics, political slang, political parties, diplomacy and territorial divisions), domestic and foreign policy, key personalities, political and economic institutions, sub-national groupings and units (regions, cities, provinces and rural entities), ethnicity and identity, and legal systems (laws and court cases). Key features: * Terms, which are frequently misunderstood in the political and economic processes of South Asia, are explained clearly and succinctly * More than 1,000 entries, covering the key debates, issues, concepts and institutions. Entries include: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Caste System, Corruption, dalits, Electoral System, Federalism, Hindu-Muslim relation, India-US Relation, Kashmir, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Nuclearization, Privatization, Reserve Bank of India, Sikh, Untouchability, Urbanization, Atal Behari Vajpayee. Countries covered in this volume include: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

A Political And Economic Dictionary Of East Asia

Author : James Hoare
ISBN : 1857432584
Genre : History
File Size : 88. 7 MB
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A definitive guide to the economics and politics of East Asia, this title provides clear definitions detailing terms, concepts, names and organizations used in relation to current economic or political affairs in the region. Cross-referenced up-to-date entries define, explain and supply relevant background information on countries, regions, ethnic groups, political parties, international organizations, business, policies and disputes. Countries covered include: The People's Republic of China (including entries on Hong Kong and Macao), Japan, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Mongolia and Taiwan.

A Political And Economic Dictionary Of South East Asia

Author : Andrew Tian Huat Tan
ISBN : 1857432266
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 24. 29 MB
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A definitive guide to the economics and politics of South-East Asia, this title provides clear definitions detailing terms, concepts, names and organizations used in relation to current economic or political affairs in South-East Asia. Cross-referenced up-to-date entries define, explain, and supply relevant background information on countries, their economies, key personalities, political parties, armed forces, organizations (including terrorist-related ones), insurgencies, disputes and major contemporary political and economic events. Drawing together a range of political and economic information into one easy-to-use format, these dictionaries will be particularly useful to public and academic libraries, students, the media, teachers, businesses and all organizations or individuals requiring a reliable overview of these world regions.

International Relations International Security And Comparative Politics

Author : Chad M. Kahl
ISBN : 1591585198
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 82. 58 MB
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Presents approximately nine hundred annotated entries on English language reference sources including directories, indexes, statistical sources, yearbooks, and chronologies.

Southeast Asia

Author : Christoph Antweiler
ISBN : 9812302727
Genre : Southeast Asia
File Size : 83. 77 MB
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The New Walford

Author : Ray Lester
ISBN : 185604498X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 21. 80 MB
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The New Walford highlights the best resources to use when undertaking a search for accurate and relevant information, saving you precious time and effort. For those looking for a selective and evaluative reference resource that really delivers on its promise, look no further. In addition to print sources, The New Walford naturally covers an extensive range of e-reference sources such as digital databanks, digital reference services, electronic journal collections, meta-search engines, networked information services, open archives, resource discovery services and websites of premier organizations in both the public and private sectors. But rather than supplying a list of all available known resources as a web search engine might, The New Walford subject specialists have carefully selected and evaluated available resources to provide a definitive list of the most appropriate and useful.With an emphasis on quality and sustainability the subject specialists have been careful to assess the differing ways that information is framed and communicated in different subject areas. As a result the resource evaluations in each subject area are prefaced by an introductory overview of the structure of the relevant literature. This ensures that The New Walford is clear, easy-to-use and intuitive.Editorial Board:Chair: Ray LesterPeter Clinch; Helen Edwards; Heather Dawson; Susan TarrantSubject Specialists:Wendy Buckle; Patricia Budgen; Peter Chapman; Sheila Corrall; Jonathan Cowley; Heather Dawson; Gillian Dwyer; Tracey Ellis; Gwyneth Price; Lynne Seddon; Angela UptonCompiled by leading subject specialists from internationally renowned organizations, Volume 2 covers 15 broad subject groupings:• Social Sciences (generic)• Psychology• Sociology• Social Work & Social Welfare• Politics• Government• Law• Finance, Accountancy & Taxation• Industries & Utilities• Business & Management• Education & Learning• Sport• Media & Communications• Information & Library Sciences• Tools for Information Professionals.

Historical Dictionary Of United States Southeast Asia Relations

Author : Donald E. Weatherbee
ISBN : 9780810864054
Genre : History
File Size : 46. 50 MB
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The Historical Dictionary of United States-Southeast Asia Relations identifies the key issues, individuals, and events in the history of U.S.-Southeast Asia relations and places them in the context of the complex and dynamic regional strategic, political, and economic processes that have fashioned the American role in Southeast Asia. This is done through a chronology, a bibliography, an introductory essay, appendixes, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations.

Historical Dictionary Of Indonesia

Author : R. B. Cribb
ISBN : 0810849356
Genre : History
File Size : 44. 59 MB
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Indonesia is Asia's third largest country in both population and area, a sprawling tropical archipelago of some 180 million people from hundreds of ethnic groups with a complex and turbulent history. One of Asia's newly industrializing countries, it is already a major economic powerhouse. In over 800 clear and succinct entries, the dictionary covers people, places, and organizations, as well as economics, culture, and political thought from Indonesia's ancient history up until the recent past. Includes a comprehensive bibliography, maps, chronology, list of abbreviations, and appendix of election results and major office-holders. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to cover the events that have occurred in Indonesia's history in the past fifteen years.

Historical Dictionary Of The Peoples Of The Southeast Asian Massif

Author : Jean Michaud
ISBN : 9781442272798
Genre : History
File Size : 29. 97 MB
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Dwelling in the highland areas of Northeast India, Bangladesh, Southwest China, Taiwan, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Peninsular Malaysia are hundreds of “peoples”. Together their population adds up to 100 million, more than most of the countries they live in. Yet in each of these countries, they are regarded as minorities. This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Peoples of the Southeast Asian Massif contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on about 300 groups, the ten countries they live in, their historical figures, and their salient political, economic, social, cultural and religious aspects. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more.

The New Tibetan English Dictionary Of Modern Tibetan

Author : Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN : 9780520204379
Genre : Reference
File Size : 66. 20 MB
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This most current Tibetan-English dictionary surpasses existing dictionaries in both scope and comprehensiveness.

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