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December 2016 · 1 volume · 1,800 pages
Detailed analyses of major events and the current political climate from over 200 countries.
One of Grey House’s most popular series, Nations of the World profiles every nation and self-governing territory around the world, offering political, economic, and business information in an easy-to-access, single-volume format. Supplemented with maps, charts, and tables, this in-depth resource provides researchers with a unique, detailed background on every country around the world.
Four broad article types present detailed material in a clear, understandable language:
Expert Analysis – A reliable overview of recent, important political and economic trends and events, plus an economic and political outlook for the country
Map of the Nation – Clearly marked with key cities and towns
Key Facts – Important data, including Official Name, Head of State, Land Area, Official Language, Currency, Unemployment, Foreign Debt, and Visitor Numbers
Key Indicators – This concise, easy-to-read chart of Economic Indicators provide a Five-Year Economic Development Profile at a glance, detailing trends in Population, GNP, Inflation, Exports, Total Reserves, and Exchange Rate.
Country Profile – Contains essential, accurate information including an Historical Profile, Political Parties, Population Characteristics, Labor & Unemployment, Education & Health, Language, Domestic Economy, Tourism, and Financial Markets
Business Guide – Includes Dress Codes & Hours, Entry Requirements, Security, Social Customs, and more
Business Directory – details important information on Telephone & Area Codes, Car Rental Agencies, Chambers of Commerce, Banking, Travel Information and Web Sites.
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With more than 1,800 pages of critical political, economic and business information including narrative overviews, charts and maps, this newest edition of Nations of the World is a timely and immensely valuable reference acquisition to all public, academic, and special library collections.