Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and by Barbara A. Weightman

By Barbara A. Weightman

Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia, 3rd version is the single booklet that covers all 3 areas – South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.  it's the so much accomplished ebook out there for a Geography of Asia course.  It comprises up-to-date and extra maps protecting distribution of religions, actual gains, linguistic and spiritual pluralism in Southeast Asia, and extra. utilizing a cross-disciplinary process, the writer discusses evolving actual and cultural landscapes. New to this variation is further content material assurance at the impression of globalization, environmental concerns, fresh environmental failures and their results at the zone, the hot international monetary challenge, migration and urbanization, gender and baby welfare matters, non secular clash, agribusiness and sustainability and new styles of exchange.

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Japan’s advanced technology firm Fujitsu operates in at least 11 Asian countries and has connections with Germany’s electronics firm Siemens, established in 14 Asian nations from India to the Philippines. More than 60 foreign IT and telecommunication firms are currently operating in Pakistan. Transnationals are also emerging in other parts of Asia. South Korea’s Hyundai completed the construction of an automobile assembly plant in Montgomery, Alabama, in 2005 and Kia opened one in Troup County, Georgia, in 2006.

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