A nine-volume library of essential historical, political, geographical and economic data on the countries of the world. The titles in this series are the 2004 editions. This nine volume set covers each of the major world regions. Each volume provides a vast range of background information, statistics and directory data on the social, political and economic situation of each area and the individual countries within it. Includes the following titles: Africa South of the Sahara 2004; Central and South-Eastern Europe 2004; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2004; The Far East and Australasia 2004; The Middle East and North Africa 2004; South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2004; South Asia 2004; The USA and Canada 2004; Western Europe 2004. Each volume provides: * Detailed analysis by the world's foremost authorities * An accurate and impartial view of the region * Individual chapters on every country containing: in-depth articles on its geography, history and economy; a wide range of economic and demographic statistics; key names, addresses and contact numbers taken directly from source.
This year, the series has been expanded by to nine volumes with the addition of South Asia 2004.show more