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AfghanistanWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Barnett R. Rubin

Published in Print: 
08 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569290
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190496630.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190496630
Afghanistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, has improbably been at the center of international geopolitics for four decades. After the Soviet Union invaded in 1980, Afghanistan ... More
Burma/MyanmarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Steinberg

Published in Print: 
26 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570166
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199981687.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199981687
It is unlikely that any country in Asia in recent years has undergone such internal policy shifts in so short a time as Myanmar. Until recently, the former British colony had one of the ... More
China in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Published in Print: 
14 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569481
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190659073.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190659073
In this fully revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham provide cogent answers to the ... More
India in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

India in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mira Kamdar

Published in Print: 
28 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570159
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199973606.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199973606
India is fast overtaking China to become the most populous country on Earth. By mid-century, its 1.7 billion people will live in what is projected to become the world’s second-largest ... More
North KoreaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

North Korea: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Patrick McEachern

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569795
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190937997.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190937997
After a year of trading colorful barbs with the American president and significant achievements in North Korea’s decades-long nuclear and missile development programs, North Korean leader ... More
The PhilippinesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Philippines: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Steven Rood

Published in Print: 
12 December 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569726
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190920609.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190920609
Since the colonization of the Philippines by Spain in the sixteenth century, the island chain has been at the center of global trade flows, imperial rivalries, and the globalization ... More

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