Western Europe 2011: 13th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Western Europe 2011

13th Edition

Edited by Europa Publications


886 pages

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Hardback: 9781857435733
pub: 2010-11-08
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A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of Western Europe, which comprises expert analysis and commentary and includes up-to-date statistical and directory information.

Key Features:

  • authoritative analysis of the issues confronting this important region
  • contributions from around forty acknowledged experts
  • thoroughly revised directory and statistical information on each country and territory.

General Survey

  • introductory articles by leading authorities cover issues of regional importance. Topics include developments in the European Union, the politics of migration, environmental issues, the challenges surrounding Western Europe's defence policies, relations with the developing world, Islam in Western Europe and an economic survey of the region.

Country Surveys

Individual chapters on each country, which comprise:

  • 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, election commissions, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry, tourism, defence and education
  • a select bibliography, containing suggestions for further research.

Regional Information

  • includes a directory of research institutes specializing in the region and bibliographies of books and periodicals covering Western Europe.


'Excellent, authoritative, valuable.' - Reference Reviews

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

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