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
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.
Charts the major events and memorable dates in the political histories of the countries of South-East Asia and Oceania. * Alphabetically listed individual country chronologies * Each chronology lists the major events from the birth of the nation to the most recent political history * Records economic, social and cultural developments that have affected political history *Covers major events including: elections, wars, border disputes, invasions, assassinations, the formation of leading parties, treaties and constitutional changes.
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
Globally renowned for its accuracy, consistency and reliability, the Europa World Year Book 2018 is your source for detailed country surveys containing the latest analytical, statistical and directory information for over 250 countries and territories. For ninety years since its first publication, the Europa World Year Book has been the premier source of contemporary political and socio-economic analysis for library reference shelves, offering timely information with a global reach. The Europa World Year Book 2018 is also available online as an authoritative and regularly-updated digital resource. For more information, please visit: www.europaworld.com.