World and Its Peoples: Indonesia and East Timor

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Marshall Cavendish, 2007 - Bangladesh - 11 pages
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Most of what is known about the outside world remains superficial and stereotypical. World and Its Peoples: Eastern and Southern Asia brings a long, rich story to light about ethnic groups, the impact of terrain and natural resources, and the influence of history. This unique reference work maps out how the nations of the modern world became what they are today through photographs of the geography and people of foreign lands, through discussion of ancient and contemporary works of art and events, and through scores of maps detailing geographical features, historic and modern places, natural habitats, rainfall, locations of ethnic and linguistic groups, natural resources, and centers of industry and transportation. No single resource assembles such comprehensive insight into the world and the people who live in it.
  

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Contents

GEOGRAPHY AND CLIMATE
1300
HISTORY AND MOVEMENT OF PEOPLES
1328
East Timor
1414
Christmas Island
1432
Index
1438
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