Hot Spot: Asia and Oceania, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313354138
  • ISBN-13: 9780313354137
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 280 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides coverage of the most critical situations and explosive events in the region, including internal strife in Indonesia, insurgency in southern Thailand, nuclear issues in India and Pakistan, the Tibetan revolt, the Spratly Islands dispute, and terrorist organizations such as Abu Sayeff.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Timeline.
Abbreviations.
1: China and East Asia.
2: Geographic Factors.
3: Pre–Independence.
4: Communism.
5: Foreign Relations After September 11.
6: The Spratly Islands.
7: Taiwan.
8: Japan.
9: East Timor.
10: Portuguese Colonialism.
11: Carnation Revolution.
12: Indonesian Invasion and Occupation.
13: Crimes Against Humanity.
14: Un Transitional Administration.
15: Post–Independence Challenges.
16: Fiji.
17: Land Policy.
18: The Political Order.
19: The 1987 Coup.
20: The 2000 Coup.
21: Makings of the 2006 Coup.
22: The India–China Border.
23: Historical Interactions.
24: State Structures Before Colonialism.
25: The Historical Status of Tibet.
26: The Frontier from 1914 to 1947.
27: The Pre–War Years.
28: The Tibetan Revolt, India’s Forward Policy, and the War.
29: Normalization of Relations.
30: Indonesia.
31: Aceh.
32: West Papua.
33: Kashmir.
34: Partition Syndrome.
35: The Second Indo–Pakistani War.
36: The Bangladesh War.
37: The 1987 Insurgency.
38: The Kargil Crisis.
39: Dispute After September 11.
40: Korea.
41: Japanese Colonialism.
42: Volatility After World War II.
43: The Korean War.
44: Inter–Korean Relations in the 1970S.
45: The North Korean Economic Decline.
46: Post–Cold War Conflict.
47: Nuclear Weapons.
48: Myanmar (Burma).
49: The Rise of Modern–Day Myanmar.
50: The 1988 Crisis.
51: The SPDC and the NLD.
52: International Relations.
53: The Philippines.
54: Spanish Rule.
55: U.S. Rule and the Huks.
56: The Era of Ferdinand Marcos.
57: Aquino and Ramos.
58: Insurgencies.
59: Solomon Islands.
60: The Political System After Independence.
61: Ethnic Tensions and the 2000 Coup.
62: The Townsville Peace Agreement.
63: The Instrumentalization of Disorder.
64: Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands.
65: April 2006 Unrest.
66: Sri Lanka.
67: Tamil Separatism.
68: Thailand.
69: Al Qaeda’s “Safe Haven”.
70: Historical Roots of the Thai Struggle.
71: Separatism in the South.
Annotated Bibliography.
Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.