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"Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations"
Thomson Gale; 12 edition (November 3, 2006) | ISBN: 1414410891 | PDF | 68,8 Mb
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, 12th Edition, presents easy-to-understand information on 193 countries and dependencies from around the world in 5 volumes. Its 4 country volumes are arranged by global region (Africa, Americas, Asia and Oceania, and Europe) while a United Nations volume focuses on that organization's purposes, principles, and agencies, including the Security Council and Human Rights Commission. Country articles range from 6 to 42 pages and are organized into the following 50 standardized rubrics that allow for easy comparisons across countries: Location, size, and extent; Topography; Climate; Flora and Fauna; Environment; Population; Migration; Ethnic Groups; Languages; Religions; Transportation; History; Government; Political parties; Local government; Judicial system; Armed forces; International cooperation; Economy; Income; Labor; Agriculture; Animal husbandry; Fishing; Forestry; Mining; Energy and power; Industry; Science and technology; Domestic trade; Foreign trade; Balance of payments; Banking and securities; Insurance; Public finance; Taxation; Customs and duties; Foreign investment; Economic development; Social Development; Health; Housing; Education; Libraries and museums; Media; Organizations; Tourism, travel, and recreation; Famous persons; Dependencies; and Bibliography. Each country entry also contains a detailed map, flag, seal, and statistical tables.