The Statesman's Yearbook 2011: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Overview

This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2011 edition includes:

• Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
• New and revised economic overviews
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Overview

This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2011 edition includes:

• Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
• New and revised economic overviews
• Revised and updated historical introductions
• Chronology of key political events from April 2009 to March 2010
• NEW: Haiti in Perspective: A Timeline of Natural Disasters
• NEW: Keeping Up With the News by Barry Turner
• NEW: Key easy-to-digest world data on the media
• Detailed maps of all 193 countries

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230206038
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/14/2010
  • Edition number: 147
  • Pages: 1600
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Meet the Author

BARRY TURNER is the seventh editor in the 146-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook. He has a PhD in Political History and has been a full-time writer for 30 years. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the fields 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, and is the editor of the annual Writer's Handbook.

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Table of Contents

NEW: Haiti in Perspective: A Timeline of Natural Disasters in Recent Years
Time Zones Map
Flags of the World/Map of the World (Colour Pullout Section)
Key World Facts
Chronology of World Events
Addenda
PART I: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
PART II: 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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