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Penguin State of the World Atlas

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ISBN-10: 0143114522

ISBN-13: 9780143114529

Edition: 8th (Revised)

Authors: Dan Smith

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Now in its eighth edition, the widely praised Penguin State of the World Atlasremains a unique visual survey of current events and global trends. Completely revised and updated, this atlas presents the latest statistics on communications and information technology, international trade, globalization of work, aging and new health risks, food and water, energy resources and consumption, global warming and biodiversity, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more. Fascinating, troubling, and surprising, this is one atlas no student of the world should be without.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 8th
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Dan Smith's first eighteen years were spent following his father across the world to Africa, Indonesia and Brazil. He has been been writing short stories for as long as he can remember, and in 2004, he was published in the anthology 'Matter 4'. In that year, he was also short-listed for the Royal Literary Fund mentor scheme and for the Northern Writer's Awards.DRY SEASON is inspired by the four years he spent living in the interior of Brazil. He is thirty-seven years old and lives in Newcastle with his wife and two young children.

Who we are
Wealth and power
War and peace
Rights and respect
Health of the people
Health of the planet
Vital statistics
Indicators of wellbeing
Economy and environment