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Western Europe 2004

1st Edition

By Europa Publications

Edited by Juliet Love, Jillian O'Brien


14 pages

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Hardback: 9781857431896
pub: 2003-10-30

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Presents text, statistics and directory information on the geography, recent history and economy of the Western European countries and territories.

Key features include

* Contributions from acknowledged experts

* A definitive factual and statistical survey of each country

* Over 700 pages of impartial data.

General Survey

* Introductory articles written by acknowledged experts cover issues of regional importance, such as: The European Union Towards 2004; European Defence: All Illusions Exposed; The Politics of Immigration and Asylum in Western Europe; Economic Survey of Western Europe and Western Europe and the Developing World.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country, which comprise of:

* An introductory survey, containing essays on the geography, history and economy of each country, which includes a full chronology and map

* An extensive economic and demographic survey of the latest available statistics on area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications media and education

* A full directory section with names, addresses, contact numbers and e-mail and internet addresses covering the constitution, government, legislature, judiciary, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry, tourism, defence and education

* A select bibliography, containing suggestions for further research.


'Excellent, authoritative, valuable.' - Reference Reviews

'Saves time in researching Western European Countries- at the same time providing users with well-informed commentaries and the latest statistical and directory information.' - Social Science Review

'A valuable reference work.' - The Geographic Journal

' … recommended for library purchase.' - Irish Political Studies

'Prepared with meticulous attention to detail which characterizes the Europa series of reference books.' - Reference and Research Book News

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