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A concise, all-in-one reference on economic, political, social and environmental issues.

More than 250 maps and 250 diagrams, tables, and charts combined with photographs clarify complex and often confusing issues. This detailed, easy-to-find information is organized in the following general categories:

  • Agriculture
  • Resources
  • Children and Education
  • The Human Family
  • Communications and Leisure
  • Conflict (war, terrorism, etc.)
  • Country Data
  • Environment
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Government and Organizations
  • Health
  • Population
  • Trade and Industry
  • Wealth

Guide to the State of the World provides a wealth of the latest statistics and other data for readers of all ages looking for insights in analyzing current affairs and for responding to current events across the world. Some of the subjects covered are:

  • Biodiversity
  • Employment
  • Energy Production
  • Fishing/Forestry
  • Food and Famine
  • Gender Equality
  • Global Warming
  • Globalization
  • Healthcare
  • Languages
  • Literacy and Education
  • Life Expectancy
  • Mineral Resources
  • Migration
  • Pollution
  • Poverty
  • Refugees
  • Religions
  • Standards of Living
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Urbanization

Though the extent of information included in Guide to the State of the World seems limitless, its organization enables easy access to specific and often difficult-to-find data, especially when it's needed in a hurry

About John D. Wright

John D. Wright is a former reporter for "Time" magazine who has also written extensively for "People" and had several articles in "Reader's Digest" and "Southern Living." He has contributed to numerous reference works, including "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography," "Oxford Guide to British and American Culture," "Collins Cobuild Dictionary," and "Reader's Digest Facts at Your Fingertips." His own book, "The Language of the Civil War" (2001), was published by Oryx and his second book on the war will be published next year by Oxford University Press. He holds the Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Texas and has taught journalism at three universities.

Details Book

Author : John D. Wright
Publisher : Firefly Books
Data Published : 01 September 2005
ISBN : 1554071143
EAN : 9781554071142
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    A concise, all-in-one reference on economic, political, social and environmental issues.

    More than 250 maps and 250 diagrams, tables, and charts combined with photographs clarify