The Statesman's Yearbook 2013: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Overview

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: www.statesmansyearbook.com.

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Overview

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: www.statesmansyearbook.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230360099
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/4/2012
  • Edition description: One-Hundred-Forty-Nineth Edition, Revised
  • Edition number: 149
  • Pages: 1600
  • Product dimensions: 7.66 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 2.68 (d)

Meet the Author

BARRY TURNER is the seventh Editor in the 149-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 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.

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Table of Contents

Time Zones Map
Flags of the World/Map of the World (Colour Pull-out Section)
Preface
The Future Balance of Economic Power by Barry Turner
Migration
The Human Tide
World Population
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 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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