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Political handbook of the world, 2016-2017

Author: Tom Lansford
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Sage, CQ Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published since 1928, the Political Handbook of the World provides timely, thorough, and accurate political information with more in-depth coverage of current political controversies and political parties than any other reference guide. The updated 2016–2017 Edition continues this legacy as the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lansford
ISBN: 9781506327181 1506327184
OCLC Number: 989896870
Description: 2 volumes (xv, 1941 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Afghanistan-Luxembourg --
volume 2. Macedonia-Zimbabwe.
Other Titles: Political handbook of the world, 2016-2017
Responsibility: edited by Tom Lansford ; associate editors, John Callahan, Jack Covarrubias, David Harms Holt, Wayne F. Lesperance Jr., Robert Redding.

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Published since 1928, the Political Handbook of the World provides timely, thorough, and accurate political information with more in-depth coverage of current political controversies and political parties than any other reference guide. The updated 2016–2017 Edition continues this legacy as the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Political science and international relations scholars have revised this edition, and made understanding complex foreign affairs andpolitical situations easy and accessible. With more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, housed in one place, these volumes are renowned for their extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system. They also provide names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus detailed profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and United Nations agencies.
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