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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

B. Turner


9781137323248

Palgrave Macmillan


Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs;
Society & culture: general;
Politics & government;
Economics


Hardback

1588 pages

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Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable information on every country in the world. Covering political, economic, social and cultural aspects.

Edited by:   B. Turner
Imprint:   Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   151st Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 189mm,  Spine: 65mm
Weight:   2.436kg
ISBN:   9781137323248
ISBN 10:   1137323248
Series:   The Statesman's Yearbook
Pages:   1588
Publication Date:   July 2014
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Time Zones Map Flags of the World/Map of the World (Colour Pull-out Section) Key World Facts Chronology of World Events PART I International Organizations PART II: COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD A-Z: Key Historical Events Territory and Population Social Statistics Climate Constitution and Government Government Chronology Recent Elections Current Government Current leaders Defence 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

Barry Turner is the seventh editor in the 151-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook. He has a Ph.D. in Political History and has been a full-time writer for 30 years. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the field of politics, biography, travel and education, and is the author of over 20 books. He is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer.


'The fact that so much information can be crammed into one volume is a testament to the care and research involved.' - The Diplomat 'The most comprehensive guide to world political and economic affairs' - Robert Thomson, Publisher, Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal 'the most convenient and reliable starting point for information on International affairs. Its coverage is unparalleled for a one-volume resource, and it has never let me down' - George J. Mitchell, American special envoy to the Middle East 'A miracle of compression: the key facts about the entire world crisply collated in [its] tightly edited pages. It is an essential desktop guide for anyone who needs to think, write or talk about the nature and future of our unimaginably odd and constantly surprising planet' - Godfrey Smith, The Sunday Times 'All you need to know about the population of various states and countries, officials, exports, constitutions, governments, diplomatic representatives, religion, finance and basic histories' - The New York Times 'full of invaluable material about every country in the world. For someone like me who spends much of my time travelling, it is an invaluable treasure trove. I would warmly recommend it to other readers' - The Right Honourable Christopher F. Patten, CH, Chancellor of Oxford University 'should be in every office which is concerned with world trade and, indeed, in every school which produces the future traders. It is an essential tool of all global thinking' - Geographical Magazine Bestselling Reference title - 'Originally designed for statesmen but now used by anyone needing information on the politics, cultures, and economies of the world, this yearbook is one of the longest-running annual publications in history' - library Journal 'The information this book contains renders it indispensible' - The New York Times, 1874

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