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Statesmans Yearbook 2008 2008: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World (Hardback)
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Statesmans Yearbook 2008 2008: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World (Hardback)

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Hardback 1600 Pages / Published: 22/08/2007
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The 2008 edition of "The Statesman's Yearbook" is fully updated and contains information and analysis on every country in the world. Its features include: biographical profiles of current leaders; government histories; extended economic overviews and historical economic statistics; and, half-page line maps. The book also includes a foldout colour section providing a political world map and flags for the 192 countries of the world. What's more, all print purchases now receive online access at no extra cost. Every copy of "The Statesman's Yearbook 2008" comes with a single-user licence giving access to the full text online, updated regularly and fully searchable. Unlimited-user upgrades are also available for libraries who want to network the online version for wider use.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403992772
Number of pages: 1600
Weight: 2471 g
Dimensions: 253 x 195 x 72 mm
Edition: 144th Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
'On the desert island of the imagination this title should certainly be up there with the Bible and Shakespeare.' - "Parliamentary Maritime Review"
'You need more than one of everything because no information is value-free - except perhaps in [Palgrave's] annual "The Statesman's Yearbook,.".a masterpiece of pure quantification.' - "Daily Telegraph" (Victoria Glendinning's choice of Top Reference Book)
'The book should be in every office which is concerned with world trade and, indeed, in every school which produces the future traders. It is an essential tool of all global thinking.' - "Geographical Magazine"
'This venerable reference work remains as indispensable as ever before...the information contained in this one volume is prodigious and if a researcher could only have one volume to hand, this would be it.' - "Contemporary Review"
'In a volatile political world, this annual publication brings a sane voice to its presentation of the vital information every diplomat needs. And all in one volume. An essential purchase.' - "London Diplomat"
"Palgrave Macmillan's The Statesman's Yearbook, which LJ named one of the top 50 reference sources of the millennium, was just released in its 143rd edition. Originally designed for statesmen but now used by anyone needing information on the politics, cultures, and economies of the world, this yearbook is one of the longest-running annual publications in history. [T]he 2007 edition contains more than 20 percent new material, increasing its scope to 1.5 million words. A standout feature is the foldout section providing a political world map and flags for 192 countries. There are also biographical profiles of current leaders, government histories, and various historical statistics, as well as new and original essays on topical issues in international affairs."--Library Journal ""The Statesman's Yearbook" is the most convenient and reliable starting point for information on international affairs. Its coverage is unparalleled for a one-volume resource, and it has never yet let me down."--Senator George J. Mitchell
"The SYB remains an indispensable paper resource for reference librarians and others in need of quick, basic, accurate information."--"American Reference Books Annual"
"Palgrave Macmillan's "The Statesman's Yearbook", which LJ named one of the top 50 reference sources of the millennium, was just released in its 143rd edition. Originally designed for statesmen but now used by anyone needing information on the politics, cultures, and economies of the world, this yearbook is one of the longest-running annual publications in history. The 2007 edition contains more than 20 percent new material, increasing its scope to 1.5 million words. A standout feature is the foldout section providing a political world map and flags for 192 countries. There are also biographical profiles of current leaders, government histories, and various historical statistics, as well as new and original essays on topical issues in international affairs."--"Library Journal""" "The newest version of The Statesman's Yearbook...is the same high-quality, easy-to-use resource in a bigger package. Boasting new 2007 content, such as biographical profiles of current world leaders, expanded political histories and economic overviews, and essays on globalization and military expenditures, it dwarfs older editions in size." -- M. Shores, CHOICE ""The Statesman's Yearbook" is the most convenient and reliable starting point for information on international affairs. Its coverage is unparalleled for a one-volume resource, and it has never yet let me down."--Senator George J. Mitchell
"The SYB remains an indispensable paper resource for reference librarians and others in need of quick, basic, accurate information."--"American Reference Books Annual"

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