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The Penguin State of the World Atlas: Seventh Edition
     

The Penguin State of the World Atlas: Seventh Edition

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by Dan Smith, Janet King (Editor), Isabelle Lewis (Designed by), Corinne Pearlman (Designed by), Candida Lacey (Editor)
 

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The completely up-to-date edition of this invaluable classic reference allows the reader a global overview of the elements that define the opening of the twenty-first century.
* The World at War
* The Rise of Globalization
* Control of the Seas
* Control of Space
* Superpowers
* Population Growth
* Urbanization
* Traffic
* Energy

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The completely up-to-date edition of this invaluable classic reference allows the reader a global overview of the elements that define the opening of the twenty-first century.
* The World at War
* The Rise of Globalization
* Control of the Seas
* Control of Space
* Superpowers
* Population Growth
* Urbanization
* Traffic
* Energy Use
* Global Warming
* Biodiversity
* Stock Markets
* Human Rights
* Children's Rights
* The Internet and Digital Media
* Investment
* Health and Disease
Using a mainly visual analysis of data in full-color maps and graphics, Dan Smith gives shape and meaning to the statistics.

Author Biography: Dan Smith has been the director of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), and chairman of the board for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting, in London. He is the author of five other books on peace and security issues, several edited volumes, and more than seventy scholarly articles and chapters in anthologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142003183
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/30/2003
Series:
Reference Series
Edition description:
Seventh/Revised and Updated
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Dan Smith is the director of the International Peace Research Institute (PRIO) in Oslo, Norway. Founded in 1959, PRIO is an independent institute with an international staff and an outstanding reputation for its research as well as its efforts toward resolving armed conflicts.

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The Penguin State of the World Atlas: Seventh Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We have to use this atlas for my Politics class and it is by far the best source of information on the international enviroment.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This ultimate book of world records/facts/figures is filled with great ponders as well as worthy coctail conversation. I only wish it had been printed as a hardbound collection book.