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Asian Country Research @ Pitt: East Asia

This guide features selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Asia and its countries. It features individual country pages as well as sources searchable by topic or country.

East Asia

Economies of  East Asian countries have experienced rapid economic growth over the past century. With about 1.2 billion people, China is the world's most populous country of the region. Vulnerable to political unrest, the region has witnessed violence toward Tibetan independence organizations as well as ongoing strained relations between between North and South Korea. 

 

Books

Asia

A larger version of the map is available by clicking on the image

This map is originally from the United States Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook

Regional Organizations

Maps and Atlases

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Recent headlines on East Asia from The Economist

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