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The Statesman's Yearbook 2010: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Series: The Statesman's Yearbook Volume: 2010

By: Barry Turner (Editor)

1608 pages, colour illustrations, colour & b/w maps


Hardback | Jul 2009 | #207484 | ISBN-13: 9780230206021
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NHBS Price: £195.00 $252/€231 approx

About this book

This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis.

The 2010 edition includes:
- NEW: Credit Crunch Chronology
- Detailed maps of all 193 countries
- Bibliographic profiles of all current leaders
- Expanded coverage of political history and economic performance
- Revised and updated historical introductions to all countries
- Free access to the companion website,, providing regular updates and supplementary material including profiles of key pas leaders since 1945: see sticker on the front of the book for the unique access code
- Site license upgrades are available for your institution

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Barry Turner is the seventh editor in the 146-year history of The Statesman's Yearbook. He has a PhD in Political History and has been a full-time writer for 30 years. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster in the field of politics, biography, travel and education, and is the author of over 20 books. He is a regular contributor to The Times as a book reviewer and serializer, and is the editor of the annuals The Writer's Handbook and The Screenwriter's Handbook.

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