South Asia 2024

 
Series: South Asia;
Edition number: 21
Publisher: Routledge
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ISBN13:9781032492803
ISBN10:1032492805
Binding:Hardback
No. of pages:716 pages
Size:280x210 mm
Weight:1920 g
Language:English
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Short description:

Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2024 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region.

Long description:

Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2024 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region.



General Survey



Essays by specialists examine issues of regional importance.



Country Surveys



Individual chapters on each country, containing:



- essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each nation



- up-to-date statistical surveys of economic and social indicators



- a comprehensive directory providing contact details and other useful information for the most significant political and commercial institutions.



In addition, there are separate sections covering each of the states and territories of India.



Regional Information



- detailed coverage of international organizations and their recent activities in South Asia



- information on research institutes engaged in the study of the region



- a survey of the major commodities of South Asia



- bibliographies of relevant books and periodicals.



Additional features



- biographical profiles of around 270 prominent individuals in the region.

Table of Contents:

PART ONE General Survey


The Climate Crisis and Water Resources in South Asia


M. MONIRUL QADER MIRZA and AJAYA DIXIT


South Asia?s Shifting Geopolitical Landscape


MICHAEL KUGELMAN


Women and Development in South Asia


SOHINI SENGUPTA


Political Islam in South Asia


IFTIKHAR H. MALIK


China?s Growing Reach in South Asia


HARSH V. PANT


PART TWO Country Surveys


Sections on geography, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country.


AFGHANISTAN


History SHUBHANGI PANDEY; revised for this edition by IFTIKHAR H. MALIK


Economy TIRTHANKAR ROY


BANGLADESH


History PRANAB KUMAR PANDAY


Economy FARIDA C. KHAN


BHUTAN


History WILLIAM J. LONG


Economy NYINGTOB PEMA NORBU; revised for this edition by the editorial staff


INDIA


History DIEGO MAIORANO; revised for this edition by the editorial staff; based on an earlier essay by DAVID TAYLOR


Economy RAJESWARI SENGUPTA


In addition, there are separate sections covering each of the states and territories of India.


THE MALDIVES


NEPAL


History PRAMOD KANTHA; revised for this edition by GYAN PRADHAN; based on an earlier essay by LOK RAJ BARAL


Economy GYAN PRADHAN


PAKISTAN


History ILHAN NIAZ


Economy TIRTHANKAR ROY


SRI LANKA


History S. I. KEETHAPONCALAN


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


PART THREE Who?s Who of South Asia


PART FOUR Regional Information


Regional Organizations. Major Commodities of South Asia. The Religions of South Asia. Calendars and Weights and Measures. Research Institutes Studying South Asia. Select Bibliography - Books. Select Bibliography - Periodicals. Index of Regional Organizations.