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Authors: Donald K. Sharpes, Ph.D. (Professor in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA; Senior Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University, UK) 
Book Description:
This book compiles essays on major countries throughout the world, including Lebanon, Pakistan, China, Indonesia, Turkey, Israel, Iran, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Cyprus, Malta, Borneo, Syria and two chapters on terrorist threats, including ISIS. It is a comprehensive review of selected countries based on personal and professional experiences in these countries for the past 45 years, extensive research and readings, and includes a discussion throughout concerning climate change. It is topical and timely for college students, professionals and experts. It will satisfy the needs of area specialists and military, global, and international studies' instructors. (Imprint: Nova)


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Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements

Other Published Books by Don Sharpes

Introduction

Chapter One. The Mess in the Middle East

Chapter Two. ISIS and Militant Affiliates

Chapter Three. Letter from Lebanon

Chapter Four. Crows Over Islamabad, Pakistan

Chapter Five. Turmoil in Turkey: Erdogan as Sultan

Chapter Six. China, Overshadowing the Globe

Chapter Seven. Letter from Indonesia

Chapter Eight. Israel and Palestinians

Chapter Nine. Iran and the Revolution

Chapter Ten. India, Life and Spirit

Chapter Eleven. Buddhism in Thai Life

Chapter Twelve. Malaysia, Islamic Democracy

Chapter Thirteen. Cyprus, The Magical Island

Chapter Fourteen. Postcard from Valetta

Chapter Fifteen. Borneo

Chapter Sixteen. A Syrian Elegy

Epilogue

Endnotes

References

Index

Total Pages: 267

   Series:
      Countries and Cultures of the World
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 - NBC-C
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-107-0
   Status: AV
  
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