1st Edition

The Middle East and North Africa 2003

ISBN 9781857431322
Published November 21, 2002 by Routledge
1374 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Key Features:
* Covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen
* Offers quick access to a wide range of data
* Accurately and impartially records the latest political and economic developments
* Provides comprehensive data on all major organizations in the region.
General Survey
* Introductory essays covering topics relating to the region as a whole including: Arab-Israeli Relations; The Jerusalem Issue; Documents on Palestine; Iraq, Sanctions and the 'War Against Terror'; Natural Gas in the Middle East and Islamic Banking and Finance.
Country Surveys
* Individual chapters on each country containing: articles on geography, recent history and economy; an economic and demographic survey using all the latest available statistics on population, agriculture, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, and education; directory sections with names, addresses and contact numbers covering the constitution, government, legislature, judiciary, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry (including petroleum), and tourism.
Regional Information
* Includes all major international organizations active in the region, their aims, activities, publications and principal personnel
* Research Institutes specializing in the region
* Bibliographies of books and periodicals covering the Middle East and North Africa.


'A unique, up-to-date and authoritative guide.' - BBC Radio Review

'There is simply nothing else on the market that provides as much material on each of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa in one Volume.' - Royal United Institute for Defence Studies