This major reference work on the countries of the world is compiled by the Third World Institute in Montevideo, Uruguay. The book is highly informative, with easy-access alphabetical listings of all countries and a wealth of information unavailable elsewhere. The 1999/2000 edition includes: up-to-date information on 235 countries, arranged alphabetically for easy location, plus related maps, diagrams, and statistics; a profile of each country, including its environment, history, politics, economics, and social context; and key facts and indicators on literacy, mortality, trade, employment, schooling, and health. In addition to the country-specific maps there is a large fold-out colour map.
Publisher: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 628
Weight: 1474 g
Dimensions: 280 x 195 x 38 mm
Edition: 1999-2000 ed.