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The State of the World Atlas
     

The State of the World Atlas

by Dan Smith
 

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Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.

  • The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last 50 years. 
  • Wal-Mart's sales revenue exceeds

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Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.

  • The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last 50 years. 
  • Wal-Mart's sales revenue exceeds the GDP of 150 countries. 
  • Climate change may put 2.7 billion at risk of armed conflict.
  • Germany generates more tourists than anywhere else. 
  • Americans use 160 times more water than people in Rwanda.

If you want to get behind the headlines and understand the world - from urbanization to globalization, terrorism to tourism, military spending to human rights - The State of the World Atlas is unmatched.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134038732
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/31/2013
Series:
Earthscan Atlas
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
33 MB
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Meet the Author

Dan Smith is Secretary General of International Alert, based in London, and former Director of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO). In 2002 he was awarded an OBE. He is also author of The Atlas of War and Peace and The State of the Middle East.

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