This series examines different countries and how their political, social, and economic conditions have changed throughout the nation's history. Each book offers a firsthand insight into how each nation is changing to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Every title is packed with brilliant photographs, clear diagrams, informative website addresses, and a glossary.
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City of the Mountains
The Changing Population
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