The Far East and Australasia 2015 (Hardback)
  • The Far East and Australasia 2015 (Hardback)

The Far East and Australasia 2015 (Hardback)

Hardback 1472 Pages / Published: 13/11/2014
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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.

New for 2015:

details of developments around the 12th successful coup in Thailand since 1932coverage of the parliamentary and presidential elections in Indonesia, leading to the election of Joko Widodo as the country's next Presidentanalysis of the tensions surrounding China's territorial claims in the South and East China Seas.

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 educationa comprehensive directory of names and contact details covering the most significant political, financial and commercial institutionsa 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 personnela 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 regionan index of regional organizations.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781857437393
Number of pages: 1472
Weight: 2041 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 42 mm
Edition: 46th New edition


` indispensable reference work.' - World Affairs Report

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