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South Asia: a short history.
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|LC Classifications||DS335 .T55 1966a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 287 p.|
|Number of Pages||287|
|LC Control Number||66077526|
Two nations in South Asia have nuclear weapons: India and Pakistan. Although Pakistan is a nuclear power and has the second-highest nominal GDP in South Asia, the literacy rate is only 58 percent; more than 21 percent of the population lives below the international poverty line (US $ per day). China, Japan, India, Indonesia and South Korea. How many main financial centers does Asia have? four; Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. How many languages are spoken in India? How many languages are spoken in Indonesia? How many languages are spoken in Philippines? Who is the first Asian Nobel laureate?
History Nonfiction The success of the first four editions shows that this book fills a vacuum for readers who wish to learn about the countries of South-East Asia. Recent years have seen a number of important developments all of which are covered here. A Short History of Pakistan by S. Akbar Zaidi "A Short History of Pakistan" was recorded in January-February It features five lectures by Visiting Professor S. Akbar Zaidi. Each lecture is about two hours long, and includes some discussion with the teacher-participants.
It was a short, simply-worded document containing just five articles. It declared the establishment of an Association for Regional Cooperation among the Countries of Southeast Asia to be known as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and spelled out the aims and purposes of . South Asia or Southern Asia, is the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and, for some authorities, adjoining countries to the west and aphically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate, which rises above sea level as northern parts of India south of the Himalayas and the Hindu Asia is bounded on the south by the Indian Ocean Countries: 8 states, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, .
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Explore the fascinating history of south-east Asia. A Short History of South-East Asia, Sixth Edition is the latest in a series of updated texts spotlighting this fascinating region. With revised chapters for all of the countries in this geographic area, this interesting text paints a remarkable overview of the characters and events that have shaped this part of the by: This is a good book which sets out the history of the South East Asia area by individual nation, for a reader with no prior knowledge.
This makes it an idea book to dip into to read up about an individual country for a traveler in the area; a starter for anyone setting out to learn more detailed history of the area later, or a easy reading and interesting history book for the interested reader/5(13).
In this short accessible book, Colin Mason goes the extra mile to re visit the roots of Asian history and come forward, explaining just how the modern Asian world came to be as it is. In accessible pericopes he subdivides Asia into its little worlds: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; China; southeast South Asia: a short history.
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Write a review. Matthew Russell rated it did not like it /5(4). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. University of Hawaii Press, - South Asia - pages. 0 Reviews. South Asia: a short history Hugh Tinker Snippet view - A Short History of South-East Asia, Sixth Edition is the latest in a series of updated texts spotlighting this fascinating region.
With revised chapters for all of the countries in this geographic area, this interesting text paints a remarkable overview of the characters and 5/5(3). India and South Asia: A Short History (Short Histories) Ideal for students of regional studies as well as for travelers and historians, this book offers much insight into the key economic, social, and political developments that have shaped both the individual countries of South Asia Cited by: texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.
Books to Borrow. Top South Asia; a short history Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages: "A Short History of South-East Asia is one of my best references whenever I need to look for factual inf "If one could only have one book on South-East Asian history, this incisive and accessible book will fill the gap admirably/5.
Before 9/11 and its reification as a watershed event in the history of terrorism and counter-terrorism, feminists in South Asia grappled with how to make intelligible the "phenomenon" of the "female terrorist". The chapter offers a situated self-reflexive discussion. Short History of Asia Series Series Editor: Milton Osborne Milton Osborne has had an association with the Asian region for over 40 years as an academic, public servant and independent writer.
He is the author of eight books on Asian topics, including Southeast Asia: An Introductory History, first published in and now in its eighth. India and South Asia: A Short History. Combining factual information with a critical approach which probes the nature of culture and identity, this concise yet authoritative account paints a graphic picture of an area stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Himalayan mountains.
The continuing andincreasing demandforthis little book reﬂects not only the quality of its contents and the relevance of its format but also the prominence of South-East Asia in events which have engaged worldwide attention.
Thus Islam in South-East Asia has been much discussed and many outside the region have become aware that there. Excerpt. The term 'South-east Asia' is a convenient one. Although the area to which it refers forms neither a political nor a cultural entity, it contains a group of countries whose social structures have much in common, and whose past history and present politics show many similarities.
Geographically, the region is fairly well defined. South East Asia is taken in this history to include the countries of the Asian mainland south of China, from Burma in the west to Vietnam in the east and the islands from Sumatra in the west to the Philippines and New Guinea in the east.
It does not include Taiwan (Formosa), whose history seems to be more naturally part of that of Size: KB. Combining factual information with a critical approach which probes the nature of culture and identity, this concise yet authoritative account paints a graphic picture of an area stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Himalayan mountains.
With coverage not only of India, but also of Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, this book surveys nearly years, from the early settlers of Reviews: 1.
Jamal Malik, Ph.D. () in South Asian History, Heidelberg, and post-doc () in Islamic Studies, Bamberg, is Professor of Religious Studies at Erfurt University. He has published extensively on Muslims in South Asia and Europe, including Religious Pluralism in South Asia and Europe (OUP ).
Pallava dynasty dominates south; continuing conflict with Cholas, with Cheras, Pandyas; Raids of Mahmud of Ghazni: MUSLIM INDIA: Invasions of Muslims from Central Asia lead to political dominance of Muslims in North India and introduction of Persian culture, Islamic religion into South Asia.
A Short History of China and Southeast Asia is a fascinating account of imperial ambition, internal collapse and revival, cultural and commercial striving, war and revolution. Here, the 'Middle Kingdom' plays its role on the world stage, from the beginnings of its history to its growing contest with the USA for dominance of the Asian region.
History of South Asia Introduction Cultural Foundations. Greco-Roman culture is the foundation of Western civilization; consequently, all Western nations (despite their immense diversity) have much in common, culturally speaking. Several other large regions of the world, namely South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East, also feature a shared cultural foundation (see Global Civilizations).
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A Short History of South-East Asia. Peter Church.1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. The success of the first four editions shows that this book fills a vacuum for readers who wish to learn about the countries of South-East Asia.
Recent years have seen a number of important developments all of which are covered here.3/5(1).Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tinker, Hugh. South Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, © (OCoLC)