The Statesman's Yearbook 2013
the politics, cultures and economies of the world
- ISBN: 9780230360099
- Editorial: Palgrave MacMillan
- Fecha de la edición: 2012
- Lugar de la edición: Hampshire. Reino Unido
- Edición número: 149th ed.
- Encuadernación: Cartoné
- Medidas: 25 cm
- Nº Pág.: 1600
- Idiomas: Inglés
THE STATESMAN'S YEARBOOK 2013 This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2013 edition includes: * Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders * Revised economic overviews for every country * Expanded and updated historical introductions * Chronology of key political events from April 2011 to March 2012 * NEW ESSAY: The Future Balance of Economic Power by Barry Turner * NEW: Extensive factsheet on Migration * NEW EXTRACT: Globalization and Human Mobility, from The Age of Migration by Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller * Detailed maps of all 194 countries DO YOU KNOW How...many adults in the world are obese? If...the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh were a separate country, where would it be in a world ranking based on a country's population? What...is the world's smallest country by land mass? When...did Algeria gain independence from France? Which...country was the only member of the EU to avoid recession in 2009? Who...was elected New York's first black mayor in 1989? THE EDITOR Author of over twenty books, most of which have a link to history and economics, Dr Barry Turner is the seventh editor in the 149-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook.