|Weightman, Barbara A.|
Dragons and Tigers
A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia
3. Edition March 2012
2012. 524 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-470-87628-2 - John Wiley & Sons
Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia, Third Edition is the only book that covers all three regions - South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. It is the most comprehensive book on the market for a Geography of Asia course. It contains updated and additional maps covering distribution of religions, physical features, linguistic and religious pluralism in Southeast Asia, and more. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the author discusses evolving physical and cultural landscapes. New to this edition is added content coverage on the impact of globalization, environmental issues, recent environmental disasters and their effects on the region, the recent global economic crisis, migration and urbanization, gender and child welfare issues, religious conflict, agribusiness and sustainability and new patterns of trade.