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The state of the world atlas

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The state of the world atlas
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The state of the world atlas
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This book presents a highly acclaimed survey of today's world, completely revised and updated. With over 50 full colour world maps and pages of vivid graphics, it breaks down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling, succinct analysis of the latest available social, economic and political data.This 8th edition takes as its theme the main issues that affect or will affect the state of the world as we know it. It is divided into six sections: Who We Are, Wealth and Power, War and Peace, Rights and Respect, Health and Sustainable Development, and The Growth of Knowledge.Dan Smith's thought-provoking yet accessible introduction to the atlas includes for the first time an explanation of cartography and the politics of different map projections. A world data table, designed for ease of country-by-country reference, completes the text.For an accessible yet comprehensive survey of the world today, this classic atlas remains unmatched as both an essential resource and a fascinating, invaluable reference book. Fully revised and updated, visually exciting, easy-to-use full colour maps and graphics present clear explanations and authoritative data on everything from international trade to free speech and space exploration
  • Atlases and maps
  • Social science
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1951-
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Smith, Dan
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  • Current events
  • Social history
  • Political science
Label
The state of the world atlas
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Publication
Note
"The bestselling survey of current events & global trends" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Who we are -- Population -- Life expectancy -- Ethnicity and diversity -- Religious beliefs -- Education -- Urbanization -- Diversity of cities -- Global movement -- Part II. Wealth and power -- National income -- Inequality -- Quality of life -- Transnationals -- Foreign investment -- Trade -- Communications -- Energy trade -- Tourism -- Debt and aid -- Part III. War an peace -- Wars in the 21st century -- Warlords and militias -- Terrorism -- Military spending -- Armed forces -- Peacekeeping -- Casualties of war -- Refugees -- Global peace -- Part IV. Rights and respect -- Political systems -- Religious freedom -- Press freedom -- Human rights abuses -- Trafficking and sex tourism -- Children's rights -- Women's rights -- Gay rights -- Part V. Health of the people -- Malnutrition -- Obesity -- Smoking -- Cancer -- HIV/AIDS -- Part VI. Health of the planet -- Biodiversity -- Water resources -- Waste -- Energy use -- Climate change -- Warning signs -- Part VII. Vital statistics -- Table 1. Indicators of wellbeing -- Table 2. Economy and environment
Control code
26099871
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Eighth - Revised - Updated.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781844075737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 26099871
  • (Sirsi) 26099871
Label
The state of the world atlas
Publication
Note
"The bestselling survey of current events & global trends" -- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Who we are -- Population -- Life expectancy -- Ethnicity and diversity -- Religious beliefs -- Education -- Urbanization -- Diversity of cities -- Global movement -- Part II. Wealth and power -- National income -- Inequality -- Quality of life -- Transnationals -- Foreign investment -- Trade -- Communications -- Energy trade -- Tourism -- Debt and aid -- Part III. War an peace -- Wars in the 21st century -- Warlords and militias -- Terrorism -- Military spending -- Armed forces -- Peacekeeping -- Casualties of war -- Refugees -- Global peace -- Part IV. Rights and respect -- Political systems -- Religious freedom -- Press freedom -- Human rights abuses -- Trafficking and sex tourism -- Children's rights -- Women's rights -- Gay rights -- Part V. Health of the people -- Malnutrition -- Obesity -- Smoking -- Cancer -- HIV/AIDS -- Part VI. Health of the planet -- Biodiversity -- Water resources -- Waste -- Energy use -- Climate change -- Warning signs -- Part VII. Vital statistics -- Table 1. Indicators of wellbeing -- Table 2. Economy and environment
Control code
26099871
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Eighth - Revised - Updated.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781844075737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 26099871
  • (Sirsi) 26099871

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