Guide 11th Edition
An alternative guide to the countries
of the world
The World Guide provides you with a refreshingly
different perspective on the countries of the
world. Drawing on United Nations and other mainstream
data, it includes all the facts, history, political
and economic analysis you would find in a conventional
reference work, but it also offers information
on issues central to the lives of people in Africa,
Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the
This new, 11th edition of this highly respected
resource gives you up-to-date information plus
a complete history of every single country, including
small island states such as Aruba and Nauru,
disputed states like Palestine and West Papua,
and newly independent states such as Montenegro.
The World Guide is written
and produced by the Third World Institute in
Uruguay, using research from across the countries
of the South. As a world reference, it is unique
in providing a view of the world ‘from the South’.
Among the many NEW features are:
* 25 new reports on topical global issues such
as green economics, energy scenarios, the gender
gap, Latin American politics and security.
* The World in Figures - a comprehensive section
of data and statistics on child health, literacy,
maternal mortality, land use, public expenditure
and other issues.
* Tables of factual information on key issues
such as debt, communications, corruption and
trade, plus a unique guide to Sexual Minorities
and the Law.
With a clear, country-by-country format, 250
maps, 650 diagrams and 10,000 references, it
is the most accessible resource for home reference,
development studies, comparative studies, travel
research and fact-checking.
Format: 195 x 280 mm, 624
See also: World
What they said
of previous editions:
impressive reference book.”
THE TIMES, LONDON
news for anyone looking for a handy overview
of the world, the countries and the places
of our planet.”
FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC TIMES, BRUSSELS.
is the best and most accessible general reference
resource available on the Third World.”
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