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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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The Statesman's Yearbook 2016: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Edited by: Nick Heath-Brown

ISBN13: 9781137439987
New Edition ISBN: 9781137440082
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781137323248
Published: September 2015
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £245.00

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This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2016 edition includes:-

  • Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
  • Extensive updates to country economic overviews
  • Expanded and updated historical introductions
  • Chronology of key political events from April 2014 to March 2015
  • Comprehensive coverage of major international organizations
  • SPECIAL FEATURE: Barry Turner explores the Suez crisis 60 years ago; plus a timeline of these dramatic events
  • NEW: 2014 in 1,000 words—a summary of the key events that dominated the world during the year
  • Detailed maps of all 194 countries

Time Zones Map
Flags of the World/Map of the World (Colour Pull-out Section)
Key World Facts
Chronology of World Events

1. International Organizations

2. Key Historical Events
3. Territory and Population
4. Social Statistics
5. Climate
6. Constitution and Government
7. Government Chronology
8. Recent Elections
9. Current Government
10. Current leaders
11. Defence
12. Economy
13. Energy and Natural Resources
14. Environment
15. Industry
16. International Trade
17. Communications
18. Social Institutions
19. Religion
20. Culture
21. Diplomatic Representatives
22. Further Reading

Place and International Organizations Index
Index of Current leaders