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The completely up-to-date edition of a comprehensive overview of the elements that define our world

Now in its ninth edition, the widely praised Penguin State of the World Atlas remains an accessible, unique visual survey of current events and global trends. Completely revised and updated, this distinctive atlas presents the latest statistics on communications and information technology, international trade, globalization of work, aging and new health risks, food and water, energy resources and consumption, global warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more. Fascinating, troubling, and surprising, this is one atlas no student of the world should be without.

Synopsis:

The completely up-to-date edition of a comprehensive overview of the elements that define our world

Now in its ninth edition, the widely praised Penguin State of the World Atlas remains an accessible, unique visual survey of current events and global trends. Completely revised and updated, this distinctive atlas presents the latest statistics on communications and information technology, international trade, globalization of work, aging and new health risks, food and water, energy resources and consumption, global warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more. Fascinating, troubling, and surprising, this is one atlas no student of the world should be without.

About the Author

Dan Smith is Secretary General of International Alert, based in London, and former Director of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO). In 2007-2011 he was Chairman of the UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group. In 2002 he was awarded an OBE. He is also author of The Atlas of War and Peace and The State of the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143114529
Subtitle:
Ninth Edition
Author:
Smith, Dan
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Atlases - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Modern - 21st Century
Subject:
Atlases
Subject:
Atlases - World
Subject:
Travel-Atlases
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin State of the World Atlas
Publication Date:
20121128
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-color throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.62x7.42x.36 in. .90 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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The completely up-to-date edition of a comprehensive overview of the elements that define our world

Now in its ninth edition, the widely praised Penguin State of the World Atlas remains an accessible, unique visual survey of current events and global trends. Completely revised and updated, this distinctive atlas presents the latest statistics on communications and information technology, international trade, globalization of work, aging and new health risks, food and water, energy resources and consumption, global warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more. Fascinating, troubling, and surprising, this is one atlas no student of the world should be without.

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