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Title:
The statesman's yearbook : the politics, cultures and economies of the world, 2003
Author:
Turner, Barry, 1937-
Publication Information:
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Physical Description:
xlvii, 2060 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780333980965
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

For nearly one 140 years, The Statesman's Yearbook has been relied upon to provide accurate and comprehensive information on the current political, economic, and social status of every country in the world. The 2003 edition is fully updated and contains more information than ever before, including for the first time websites for national governments and international organizations. A foldout color section provides a political world map and flags for the 192 countries of the world.


Table of Contents

Flags of the World/Map of the World (colour pullout section)
Chronology of World Events from April 2001 to March 2002
Addenda All the World's a Village: The Challenge of Globalization by Barry Turner
Part 1 International Organizations
Part 2 Countries of the World A-Z
Key Historical Events
Territory and Population
Social Statistics Climate
Constitution and Government
Recent Elections
Current Administration
Defence International Relations
Economy Energy and Natural Resources
Environment Industry
International Trade Communications
Social Institutions
Culture Diplomatic Representatives
Further Reading Place and International Organizations
Index?