The Statesman's Yearbook 2011: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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Barry Turner
Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 15, 2010 - Reference - 1600 pages
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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 2011 edition includes:

• Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders
• New and revised economic overviews
• Revised and updated historical introductions
• Chronology of key political events from April 2009 to March 2010
• NEW: Haiti in Perspective: A Timeline of Natural Disasters
• NEW: Keeping Up With the News by Barry Turner
• NEW: Key easy-to-digest world data on the media
• Detailed maps of all 193 countries

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BARRY TURNER is the seventh editor in the 146-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook. He has a PhD in Political History and has been a full-time writer for 30 years. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the fields of politics, biography, travel and education, and is the author of over 20 books. He is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer, and is the editor of the annual Writer's Handbook.

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