eBook Countries, Peoples & Cultures: Central, South, and Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

  • Michael Shally-Jensen
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  • ISBN-10: 1619257939
  • ISBN-13: 9781619257931
  • DDC: 950
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

Part of the new Countries, Peoples & Cultures series from Salem Press, this title examines the Central, Southern, and Southeastern regions of the Asian continent. It provides valuable insights into the cultural, social, economic, historical, and religious practices of the region. It also includes in-depth profiles of: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
Central Asia.
1: Kazakhstan.
2: Kyrgyzstan.
3: Tajikistan.
4: Turkmenistan.
5: Uzbekistan.
South Asia.
6: Afghanistan.
7: Bangladesh.
8: Bhutan.
9: India.
10: Maldives.
11: Nepal.
12: Pakistan.
13: Sri Lanka.
Southeast Asia.
14: Brunei.
15: Cambodia.
16: East Timor (Timor-Leste).
17: Indonesia.
18: Laos.
19: Malaysia.
20: Myanmar (Burma).
21: Philippines.
22: Singapore.
23: Thailand.
24: Vietnam.
Appendix One: World Governments.
Commonwealth.
Communist.
Confederation/Confederacy.
Constitutional Monarchy.
Constitutional Republic.
Democracy.
Dictatorship/Military Dictatorship.
Ecclesiastical.
Failed State.
Federal Republic.
Federation.
Monarchy.
Parliamentary Monarchy.
Parliamentary Republic.
Presidential.
Republic.
Socialist.
Sultanate/Emirate.
Theocratic Republic.
Totalitarian.
Treaty System.
Appendix Two: World Religions.
African Religious Traditions.
Bahá'í Faith.
Buddhism.
Christianity.
East Asian Religions.
Hinduism.
Islam.
Jainism.
Judaism.
Sikhism.
Index.