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The Statesman s Yearbook 2013: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World (Hardback)

Edité par Palgrave MacMillan, United Kingdom, 2012
ISBN 10: 0230360092 / ISBN 13: 9780230360099
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Titre : The Statesman s Yearbook 2013: The Politics,...

Éditeur : Palgrave MacMillan, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2012

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

Edition : 149th Revised edition.

Description :

Language: English . Brand New Book. Now in its 149th 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, the Yearbook is also available online for subscribing institutions: . N° de réf. du libraire SPR9780230360099

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This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2013 edition includes:

? Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
? Revised economic overviews for every country
? Expanded and updated historical introductions
? Chronology of key political events from April 2011 to March 2012
? NEW ESSAY: The Future Balance of Economic Power by Barry Turner
? NEW: Extensive factsheet on Migration
? NEW EXTRACT: Globalization and Human Mobility, from The Age of Migration by Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller
? Detailed maps of all 194 countries

How...many adults in the world are obese?

If...the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh were a separate country, where would it be in a world ranking based on a country's population? the world's smallest country by land mass? 

When...did Algeria gain independence from France? was the only member of the EU to avoid recession in 2009?

Who...was elected New York's first black mayor in 1989?


Author of over twenty books, most of which have a link to history and economics, Dr Barry Turner is the seventh editor in the 149-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook.

Critique: 'The fact that so much information can be crammed into one volume is a testament to the care and research involved. Why search on the internet from thousands of sources when it's all here in one?' - 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, UK 

'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

'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

'A must for any enquiring mind wishing to be well-informed on world facts and events.' - review from user on

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