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ASIAN COUNTRIES TODAY @ 2023

The countries of East Asia have always captivated minds. In the Asian Countries Today continuing series, readers travel volume by volume, through diverse countries on the world’s largest continent. These books are comprehensive and lavishly illustrated in their presentation of the peoples, cultures, histories, geographies, and economies of the countries composing Asia. Along with these key details, the books further offer current events and influences—both regionally and internationally. There is also a separate title, Asian Countries Today: Facts & Figures, which provides statistical and factual information about the region.

Hardcover

ISBN 978-1-4222-4430-2-Hardcover

$134.75(USD)
  Entire Series

5

2023

12+

7th - 12th

6.5 x 9

The countries of East Asia have always captivated minds. In the Asian Countries Today continuing series, readers travel volume by volume, through diverse countries on the world’s largest continent. These books are comprehensive and lavishly illustrated in their presentation of the peoples, cultures, histories, geographies, and economies of the countries composing Asia. Along with these key details, the books further offer current events and influences—both regionally and internationally. There is also a separate title, Asian Countries Today: Facts & Figures, which provides statistical and factual information about the region.
Afghanistan

by Jacqueline Havelka

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4431-9-Hardcover $26.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7379-1-eBook $33.95 Add To Cart

Afghanistan, a nation of extremes, is completely landlocked and very isolated. The country experiences extreme changes in landscape, extreme weather, and extreme wars. For centuries, Afghanistan has been of the utmost strategic importance in the region. It’s no wonder given that six countries, including China and Iran, border Afghanistan. This ancient land was once part of the famed Silk Road trade route, and the Khyber Pass still plays a large socioeconomic role in the region. This book explains Afghanistan’s history and hopes for the future. Learn everything you need to know about this very interesting nation and its people. The Asian Countries Today series provides information on nine of the most important countries in Asia. Every book describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship the country has with its neighbors. Furthermore, the series will encourage, inspire, and motivate the young reader to explore this fascinating subject in more depth.

Asia: Facts & Figures

by Jacqueline Havelka

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4410-4-Hardcover $26.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7400-2-eBook $33.95 Add To Cart

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on Earth’s largest and most populated continent? You know it as Asia, which is also the world’s most diverse continent. Asia is vast, accounting for 30 percent of the planet’s entire land area. In fact, it is so large that it has both the Pacific and the Arctic oceans as boundaries, has the longest coastline on Earth, and contains 30 countries, including China and India. Asia has the most plant and animal species on Earth, too, and much of the continent is blessed with precious natural resources like copper, silver, forests, and oil. Asia’s farmland is fertile and its waters are filled with fish. The Asian Countries Today series provides information on some of the most important countries in Asia. Every book describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship each country has with its neighbors. Furthermore, the series will encourage, inspire, and motivate the young reader to explore this fascinating subject in more depth. This title, Asia: Facts & Figures, provides interesting information along with all the facts and figures currently available that relate to Asia. It also explains how the region and its economy operates.

Bangladesh

by Jacqueline Havelka

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4473-9-Hardcover $26.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7338-8-eBook $33.95 Add To Cart

Imagine a river delta so large that it covers one-third of an entire country! This is Bangladesh, through which the ancient Ganges River flows. In fact, Bangladesh is a nation of rivers. The country has very fertile farmland, but is also prone to horrific flooding of epic proportions. The number of displaced people in Bangladesh is huge because of the extreme river flooding, but the country is working on a flood action plan that includes a stone, cobble, and earthen embankment 4,694 miles (7,555 km) long and almost 23 feet (7 m) high. Learn about how Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus’s microfinance concept is helping reduce poverty, and learn about community educational centers called ganokendras. This book explains Bangladesh’s problems and outlines its hopes for the future. Everything you need to know about this very interesting nation, its people, and its culture is in this book. The Asian Countries Today series provides information on some of the most important countries in Asia. Every book describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship the country has with its neighbors. Furthermore, the series will encourage, inspire, and motivate the young reader to explore this fascinating subject in more depth.

India

by Jacqueline Havelka

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4432-6-Hardcover $26.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7380-7-eBook $33.95 Add To Cart

India is a vast nation with a very large population. The country stretches from the western Arabian Sea to the eastern Bay of Bengal and borders several countries, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and China. With extreme terrains and temperatures, India stretches out from the deserts of the south to the Himalayas of the north. The country is a traditional agricultural society, but is also a fast-growing worldwide tech center. India has transformed from ancient tribes to a modern nation emerging out of centuries of British rule and influence. This book explains India’s amazing transformation and provides information about this country’s ancient and current history. Learn everything you need to know about this amazing republic and its people. The Asian Countries Today series provides information on nine of the most important countries in Asia. Every book describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship the country has with its neighbors. Furthermore, the series will encourage, inspire, and motivate the young reader to explore this fascinating subject in more depth.

Pakistan

by Jacqueline Havelka

Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4222-4433-3-Hardcover $26.95 Add To Cart
eBook ISBN 978-1-4222-7381-4-eBook $33.95 Add To Cart

Pakistan is located in a part of the world that has great strategic importance. About twice the size of California and bordering the countries of Afghanistan, China, India, and Iran, Pakistan is located in an area considered to be a cradle of civilization that dates back to the Stone Age. In fact, Pakistan’s Indus Valley civilization is one of the earliest known examples of prehistoric peoples. Today, Pakistan is proud of several UNESCO sites that are visited by millions each year. This book details Pakistan’s fascinating history and provides information about the country’s ancient and current history. Learn everything you need to know about this amazing country and its people. The Asian Countries Today series provides information on some of the most important countries in Asia. Every book describes the history, geography, economy, culture, and relationship the country has with its neighbors. Furthermore, the series will encourage, inspire, and motivate the young reader to explore this fascinating subject in more depth.