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Asian Country Research @ Pitt

This guide features selected high-quality resources on the global, political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the continent of Asia and its countries.

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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. 


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