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Asia in the New Millennium

By Clark D. Neher

ISBN 0-9679121-8-0

Price $42.95

About the Book
Asia in the New Millennium introduces students to the major nations of Asia, focusing on China, North and South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan, and India. The book explores how the political, economic, cultural and historical forces that help explain how these nations are coping in the modern world. The book is an ideal text for beginning students of Asian politics and studies, and for teachers in schools and universities who desire to add an Asia component to their curriculum. Students will find numerous maps of the region, tables offeing comparative data, and photographic essays of important Asian leaders to aid their study.


About the Author
Clark D. Neher is professor at Northern Illinois University, where he has taught in and chaired the Department of Political Science, and directed the Center for Southeast Asian Studies. His Ph.D. is from UCLA. He has written widely in the area of Southeast Asia, including Southeast Asia in the New International Era, Southeast Asia: Crossroads of the World, Patriots and Tyrants: Ten Asian Leaders, and Democracy and Development in Southeast Asia. He was named Presidential Teaching Professor, NIU's highest award for distinguished teaching and research.
Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
Politics and Economics in Asia
Interlude - East Asia
China
Tibet
Taiwan
Hong Kong
South Korea
North Korea
Japan
Interlude - Southeast Asia
Vietnam
Indonesia
Interlude - South Asia
India
Pakistan
(with brief overview of Afghanistan)
Conclusion
Bibliography and Suggested Readings
Index