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Timor-Leste : the History and Development of Asia's Newest Nation

Author: Abraham Joseph; Takako Hamaguchi
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
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After enduring years of conflict and destruction, Timor-Leste has risen from the ashes and, within a short span of time, made remarkable strides toward recovery and reconstruction. It is today a nation well on its way to peace and prosperity, creating an example to be followed by other fragile and underdeveloped countries. Timor-Leste: The History and Development of Asia's Newest Nation examines this journey through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Joseph, Abraham.
Timor-Leste : The History and Development of Asia's Newest Nation.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Joseph; Takako Hamaguchi
ISBN: 9780739191217 0739191217
OCLC Number: 883568790
Description: 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents: List of Figures and Tables; Chronology and Map of Timor-Leste; Foreword; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Emergence of Asia's Newest Nation; 1 Timor-Leste and Its Economic History in Brief; 2 Declaring Development as a Right; 3 Investing with Natural Resource Endowments; 4 Promoting Agriculture and Food Security; 5 Empowering the Vulnerable; 6 Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change; 7 Implementing Millennium Development Goals; 8 Partnering with the World Community; 9 From Tragedy to Triumph-Building the Foundation of Modern Timor-Leste. Selected References on Timor-LesteIndex; About the Authors.
Responsibility: Abraham Joseph and Takako Hamaguchi.

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After enduring years of conflict and destruction, Timor-Leste has risen from the ashes and, within a short span of time, made remarkable strides toward recovery and reconstruction. It is today a nation well on its way to peace and prosperity, creating an example to be followed by other fragile and underdeveloped countries. Timor-Leste: The History and Development of Asia's Newest Nation examines this journey through the social, political, and economic development of the young state.
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Abraham Joseph and Takako Hamaguchi ... have deeply analyzed the economic development of Timor-Leste from the very beginning and its impact on every fabric of society. By providing a glowing tribute Read more...

 
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