The Petronas Twin Towers that soar above Kuala Lumpur's skyline symbolise Malaysia's prosperity. Malaysia, one of Asia's 'Tiger' economies, has weathered the storm of the 1997 financial crisis and is rapidly becoming a world leader in hi-tech industries. But can Malaysia still justify its description - the 'Pearl of the Orient'? Can its fragile ecosystems be adequately protected? Will economic growth benefit all of Malaysia's multicultural population? Meet the people of Malaysia and learn about the diversity of their lives, from a tour guide to a soil scientist. This book includes maps and graphic panels showing statistics and fact boxes about size, flag, population, religion, currency and language.
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The authors: Aiden Glendinning is a writer and teacher living in Lao PDR, at the heart of South-east Asia. Jim Holmes photographs and writes children's educational books. Living in Lao PDR he has a specific interest in offering an insight into the real lives of people in the developed and developing countries of South and South-east Asia. The consultant, Ian Elgie, is a geographer with wide experience of teaching at universities and colleges in South-east Asia. Currently he is Head of Geography and World Development Studies at Park College, Eastbourne.
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Book Description Heinemann-Raintree. Library Binding. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Bookseller Inventory # G0739868306I3N10
Book Description Raintree, 2004. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0739868306