Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges / Edition 1

Atlas of Global Development: A Visual Guide to the World's Greatest Challenges / Edition 1

by World Bank
     
 

Published in association with Harper Collins, the 'Atlas of Global Development' vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Social, economic, and environmental issues that are facing the planet are presented by easy-to read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text and photographs. Drawing on data from the World Bank's authoritative

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Published in association with Harper Collins, the 'Atlas of Global Development' vividly illustrates the key development challenges facing our world today. Social, economic, and environmental issues that are facing the planet are presented by easy-to read, colorful world maps, tables, graphs, text and photographs. Drawing on data from the World Bank's authoritative 'World Development Indicators', the book brings to life country comparisons of social indicators like life expectancy, infant mortality, safe water, population, growth, poverty and energy efficiency. Issues that have been hitting the headlines such as AIDS, population living below $1 a day, freshwater, trade are presented giving an unbiased view of the state of the world we live in.

This title builds on and replaces the existing 'World Bank Atlas' which has been published by the World Bank for almost four decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821368565
Publisher:
World Bank Publications
Publication date:
02/15/2007
Series:
World Bank Atlas
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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