The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Asia is the most populous of the continents. Its population, in the early 1970s,
was estimated to be 2,164,000,000, representing more than half the human race.
The continent includes the two most populous countries in the world—China and
of Asia and Australia (1964); Mineral Raw Material Resources for the Fertilizer
Industry in Asia and the Far East (1967). Data on mineral resources of China may
be found in K.P. wang, “The Mineral Resource Base of Communist China,” in
The ideals of individual freedom and economic well-being led to Asian
nationalism and, particularly after World War II, brought about political
independence, and the internal imperialist replaced the foreign imperialist. Asian
leaders, having ...
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