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The Facts on File world political almanac : from 1945 to the present

Author: Chris Cook; Whitney Walker; Facts on File, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed. / rev. by Whitney WalkerView all editions and formats
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Provides information on international organizations, heads of state, legislatures, treaties, alliances, political parties, elections, conflicts, nuclear arsenals, and populations.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Cook; Whitney Walker; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 0816042950 9780816042951
OCLC Number: 44267987
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 600 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
International political organizations and movements --
Heads of state and government --
Legislatures and constitutions --
Treaties, alliances and diplomatic agreements --
Political parties --
Elections --
The violent world --
The nuclear age --
Population and urbanization --
Dictionary of political terms, events and actions, 1943-2000 --
Biographical dictionary --
Index.
Responsibility: by Chris Cook.

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This title brings together a wealth of information about post-World War II international politics. It offers the researcher an overview of the forces and events that have shaped the world since 1945.  Read more...

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"...unique in its specialized chronologies of international and civil conflicts, acts of terrorism, nuclear events, and heads of state." - Library Journal; "...a basic resource in political science. Read more...

 
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