The Penguin State of the World AtlasBook - 2012
The completely up-to-date edition of a comprehensive overview of the elements that define our world
Now in its ninth edition, the widely praised Penguin State of the World Atlas remains an accessible, unique visual survey of current events and global trends. Completely revised and updated, this distinctive atlas presents the latest statistics on communications and information technology, international trade, globalization of work, aging and new health risks, food and water, energy resources and consumption, global warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more. Fascinating, troubling, and surprising, this is one atlas no student of the world should be without.
Baker & Taylor
An updated, visual resource guide to world political, economic and social indicators utilizes maps and graphics to illustrate modern economic networks, worldwide patterns of government and society, population growth and migration, ethnicity, energy usage, human rights, health and disease, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.