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The statesman's yearbook 2008 : the politics, cultures and economies of the world

Author: Barry Turner
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely respected as an authoritative and accessible reference work, this text provides the basic building blocks of knowledge about any country in the world, including constitution and government, international relations, industry and social issues, as well as profiles of current leaders and government histories.
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Genre/Form: Periodicals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Turner
ISBN: 9781403992772 1403992770
OCLC Number: 137221854
Description: pages cm
Contents: Time Zones Map - Flags of the World/Map of the World (Colour Pullout Section) - Key World Facts - Chronology of World Events from April 2006 to March 2007 - Addenda - PART 1: Essay: GLOBALIZATION - International Organizations - PART 2: COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD A-Z, including the following sections: - Key Historical Events - Territory and Population - Social Statistics - Climate - Constitution and Government - Government Chronology - Recent Elections - Current Administration - Current Leaders - Defence - International Relations - Economy - Energy and Natural Resources - Environment - Industry - International Trade - Communications - Social Institutions - Culture - Diplomatic Representatives - Further Reading - Abbreviations - Place and International Organizations Index - Index of Current Leaders -
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