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The state of the world atlas

Author: Dan Smith; Angela Wilson; Myriad Editions Limited.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin reference books.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : New rev. 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Provides a unique visual survey of economic, political, and social trends ... By translating key indicators into full-color maps and graphics, it presents in easily understandable form the ... challenges posed to nations around the world ... display[s] worldwide trends"--Back cover.
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Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Smith; Angela Wilson; Myriad Editions Limited.
ISBN: 0140514465 9780140514469
OCLC Number: 43146122
Notes: "The unique visual survey of political, economic and social trends"--Cover.
"Maps illustrations and graphics: copyright Myriad Editions Limited, 1999"--Title page verso.
"Maps created by Angela Wilson ..."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 atlas (144 pages) : color maps, table ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. People. Population --
Life expectancy --
Nutrition --
The quality of life --
Inequality --
Age --
pt. 2. The global economy. World markets --
Trade and industry --
Tourism --
Investment --
Debt --
National income --
pt. 3. Work. Jobs --
Women working --
Unemployment --
Working abroad --
pt. 4. Politics. Political systems --
Military spending --
Armed forces --
War --
Peacekeeping --
Refugees --
Human rights --
pt. 5. Society. Ethnicity --
Literacy --
Gender equality --
Religion --
Sexual freedom --
Reproductive rights --
Health risks --
Smoking --
Communications --
Media --
pt. 6. Sustaining the world. Cities --
Traffic --
Food --
Energy --
Global warming --
Forests --
Biodiversity --
World table --
Commentary on the maps.
Series Title: Penguin reference books.
Responsibility: Dan Smith.

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