This new six-volume series from Europa provides an impartial record of the political, social, cultural, geographical, and economic events that have helped to shape world history. Each of the regional titles records the major events that have shaped each country and region, with greater emphasis given to more recent affairs. Each volume charts each country's progress, offers a quick perspective into what was once current news, such as elections, wars, disputes, invasions, deaths and assassinations, coronations, diplomatic activities, economic crises, and more.
Chronologies of each of the countries of Europe which profile the major political events in history * Individual country chapters of each of the countries of the region * Each chronology provides concise details of events up to the mid-twentieth century and profiles more recent events in greater detail
A survey of all the countries and territories of Central and South-Eastern Europe presenting economic and political developments, this title includes comment on issues of regional importance, statistics, a directory of institutes and companies and political profiles, and provides a perspective on economic and political developments..
An international guide to research institutes, periodicals and journals within the fields of business and economics * Provides a directory of research institutes and centres * Lists full contact details and information on editor, publisher, date of foundation, subject areas covered, frequency and circulation figures of the periodicals and journals which publish the results of research into business and economics. Key Features: Section One: Directory of research institutes and centres Section Two: Listing of periodicals which publish results of research in business and economics An alphabetical index.
An in-depth survey of the major commodities of the world * Profiles each commodity in detail * Provides in-depth statistics on production * Includes an invaluable directory Contents: * Introductory essays * Covers all major agricultural and mineral products including aluminium, coal, cotton, nickel, petroleum, bananas, rice, rubber, tea, coffee, tobacco, wheat, natural gas, soybeans, zinc, lead and phosphates * Each commodity is profiled in detail with information on physical appearance, history, uses, major markets, trends in demand, major importers and exporters * Statistical details of recent levels of production at a global and individual country level * Recent trends in prices with indexes of export prices * A directory of organizations concerned with commodities.
Profiles the major political events in the histories of the countries of Central, South and East Asia * An individual chronology for each country of the region * Provides a concise profile of events from early history up to the mid-twentieth century as well as presenting greater detail on more recent events
Charts the major events and memorable dates in the political histories of the countries of the region. * Alphabetically listed individual country chapters * Chronologically lists the major events of each country * Covers the economic, social and cultural developments that have affected the political history of each country
Provides detailed country surveys containing the analytical, statistical and directory data available for over 250 countries and territories. This work contains a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 International Organizations such as the United Nations, European Union, the International Organization for Migration and the World Trade Organization.
This revised and updated thirty-third edition provides a complete survey of the region including: * Over 1,300 pages of economic and demographic statistics, wide-ranging directory material and authoritative articles * Contributions from over 50 leading experts on African affairs * Incisive analysis of the latest available information. General Survey * Thoroughly revised and updated analytical articles written by acknowledged experts covering the issues affecting the area as a whole: Reforming Africa: Continuities and Changes; Economic Trends in Africa South of the Sahara 2003; The Privatization of Security in Sub-Saharan Africa and European Colonial Rule in Africa * New for this edition: Hea...