b'Social Sciences THE WORLD 57Countries:Their Wars & ConflictsA World SurveySecond EditionThis is a well-done, handy, quick, and readable reference on most of theSOCIAL SCIENCEStrouble areas of the globe. It would be of assistance in most any library.ARBAThis comprehensive four-volume set provides up-to-date, reliable, and understandable analysis of the hot spots of armed conflict around the world. THE WORLDFormerly called World Conflicts & Confrontations, this new edition is arranged by world region:Volume 1The Americas Volume 2Africa Volume 3Asia, Middle East and the Pacific Islands Volume 4Western, Central and Eastern Europe, and the formerSoviet RepublicsIn addition to updated and new content, this edition pays special FREE attention to the conflicts in Afghanistan, Myanmar, Yemen, Syria,Online AccessUkraine, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Syria, and Venezuela,FREEamong others. In addition, there is detailed coverage on volatile regions, like North Korea, Russia, and the U.S./Saudi/Iran relationship.Each volume starts with an informative regional essay, each at least 12 pages long.Next, country essays, each 6-12 pages FIRST TIME long, follow in alphabetical order. A short description of its most pressing problem begins each country essay, including the ONLINE!origin, nature and history of its conflicts. The essay itself includes helpful subheads, such as Early History, Revolution and War, This is the first Transitional Government, Ongoing Problems, Economic Challenges, Future Prospects, and others specific to the country edition of this title being profiled. Helpful features throughout the essay include a statistical profile, map, and timeline of all conflicts and with free online takeovers to the present day.access!Each volume ends with a list of essays by type of conflict, current, former and variant names of countries, and a detailed index.An annotated Further Reading section at the end of each country essay is enormously helpful, as are the sidebars and photosscattered throughout. These volumes are designed to provide high school and community college students, undergraduates, and the general publicwith an up-to-date overview of conflicts around the globe.These informative essays provide the necessary historical backgroundto foster a better, more in-depth understanding of the events and figures that are shaping todays conversation about global affairs.November 2019 | Four Volumes; 1,580 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-293-2 | Library Price: $395GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'