Synopses & Reviews
Completely revised and updated for 2007, this new edition captures a complete portrait of the world in one compact, highly accessible and value-priced volume. Thematic maps, charts, graphics and photos make this guide informative, intriguing and incredibly easy to use. This is a must have for students, families or anyone interested in global issues.
The Comparative World Atlas features detailed maps for each continent and the world so users can examine and compare both the physical terrain and political boundaries of each region. Extensive thematic data- interpreted through maps, charts and graphics- helps readers gain a better understanding of the world's physical and cultural interdependencies. Today's world can be confusing. Borders have changed. Nations have changed. Times have changed. That's why we designed the Hammond Comparative World Atlas, a reference designed for students, families, or anyone interested in current global issues.