10th Edition

Western Europe 2008

Edited By Juliet Love, Europa Publications Copyright 2007
    888 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    General Survey

    • introductory articles written by acknowledged experts cover issues of regional importance, such as: European Union for the Twenty-First Century; Europe's Defences; Migration Politics in a Globalizing Europe; Economic Survey of Western Europe and the European Union and Islam in Western Europe.

    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.


    Juliet Love

    '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