Dragons and Tigers: A Geography of South, East, and Southeast Asia

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This Second Edition of Dragons and Tigers explores and illustrates conditions, events, problems, and trends of both larger regions and individual nations. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the author discusses evolving physical and cultural landscapes. Nature-Society relations provide the foundation for social, economic, political, and environmental problems. This comprehensive text includes two new interludes on China and Japan.

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A comprehensive guide to the physical and cultural landscapes of Asia

South, East, and Southeast Asia are home to virtually half of humankind, as well as some of the world’s highest mountains, longest rivers, fastest growing economies, and hundreds of ethnic groups, religions, and languages.

Now updated and revised, this Second Edition of Dragons and Tigers invites you to discover this dynamic and multicultural region. Drawing on her unique travel experiences and academic background, Barbara Weightman presents evolving physical and cultural landscapes. You’ll explore the conditions, events, problems, and trends of both larger regions and individual nations.
  • Restructured chapters covering the emerging economies in East Asia
  • Updated maps
  • Current coverage of the December 2004 tsunami and the rise of China
  • Rich in detailed photographs and maps
  • Written in an engaging style
  • High-interest case studies
  • Multidisciplinary approach
  • Extensive bibliography of approximately 300 sources
  • Discussions of gender issues throughout

Barbara A. Weightman is Professor of Geography at California State University, Fullerton.

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Barbara A. Weightman is Professor of Geography at California State University, Fullerton.

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