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Title:
Western Europe 2014
Author:
Thompson, Wayne C., 1943- , author.
Edition:
33rd edition
Publication Information:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014.
Physical Description:
vi, 454 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Summary:
The World Today Series: Western Europe is an annually updated presentation of each sovereign country in Western Europe, past and present.
Language:
English
Contents:
Western Europe today -- The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland -- Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) -- The Republic of Ireland -- The French Republic -- France -- Monaco -- The BENELUX Nations: Introduction -- The Netherlands -- Belgium -- Luxembourg -- The Alpine Democracies -- Switzerland -- Liechtenstein -- The Eastern Mediterranean -- Greece -- Cyprus -- The Italian Peninsula -- Italy -- San Marino -- Vatican City -- The Sovereign Military Order of Malta -- Malta -- The Iberian Peninsula: Introduction -- Spain -- Portugal -- Andorra -- Web sites and bibliography
ISBN:
9781475812299
Format :
Book

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Summary

The World Today Series: Western Europe is an annually updated presentation of each sovereign country in Western Europe, past and present. It is organized by individual chapters for each country expertly covering the region's geography, people, history, political system, constitution, parliament, decentralization and states if a federation, parties, political leaders and elections. There are also sections on foreign and defense policy, economy, culture, future and a comprehensive bibliography. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 33rd edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student budgets.


Author Notes

Wayne C. Thompson taught political science at the Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University. He has authored or edited ten books and many articles on European government, history and political theory.


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