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Political Handbook of the World 2015

Edited by:
  • Tom Lansford - University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast

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Politics (General)

May 2015 | 1 888 pages | CQ Press

The Political Handbook of the World provides timely, thorough and accurate political information, with more in-depth coverage of current political controversies than any other reference guide.

The updated 2015 edition will continue to be the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Compiling in one place more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, this volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus detailed profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies. And this annual update will aim to include coverage of current events, issues, crises, and controversies from the course of this year.


Lansford
Preface
 
Afghanistan
 
Albania
 
Algeria
 
Andorra
 
Angola
 
Antarctica
 
Antigua and Barbuda
 
Argentina
 
Armenia
 
Australia
 
Austria
 
Azerbaijan
 
Bahamas
 
Bahrain
 
Bangladesh
 
Barbados
 
Belarus
 
Belgium
 
Belize
 
Benin
 
Bhutan
 
Bolivia
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
Botswana
 
Brazil
 
Brunei
 
Bulgaria
 
Burkina Faso
 
Burundi
 
Cambodia
 
Cameroon
 
Canada
 
Cape Verde
 
Central African Republic
 
Chad
 
Chile
 
China/People's Republic & Taiwan
 
Colombia
 
Comoro Islands
 
Costa Rica
 
Cote d'Ivoire
 
Croatia
 
Cuba
 
Cyprus
 
Cyprus Turkish Sector
 
Czech Republic
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
Denmark
 
Djibouti
 
Dominica
 
Dominican Republic
 
Ecuador
 
Egypt
 
El Salvador
 
Equatorial Guinea
 
Eritrea
 
Estonia
 
Ethiopia
 
Fiji
 
Finland
 
France
 
Gabon
 
Gambia
 
Georgia
 
Germany
 
Ghana
 
Greece
 
Grenada
 
Guatemala
 
Guinea
 
Guinea-Bissau
 
Guyana
 
Haiti
 
Honduras
 
Hungary
 
Iceland
 
India
 
Indonesia
 
Iran
 
Iraq
 
Ireland
 
Israel
 
Italy
 
Jamaica
 
Japan
 
Jordan
 
Kazakhstan
 
Kenya
 
Kiribati
 
Korea
 
Kosovo
 
Kuwait
 
Kyrgyzstan
 
Laos
 
Latvia
 
Lebanon
 
Lesotho
 
Liberia
 
Libya
 
Liechtenstein
 
Lithuania
 
Luxembourg
 
Macedonia
 
Madagascar
 
Malawi
 
Malaysia
 
Maldives
 
Mali
 
Malta
 
Mashall Islands
 
Mauritania
 
Mauritius
 
Mexico
 
Micronesia, Federated States of
 
Moldova
 
Monaco
 
Mongolia
 
Montenegro
 
Morocco
 
Mozambique
 
Myanmar (Burma)
 
Namibia
 
Nauru
 
Nepal
 
Netherlands
 
Netherlands/Aruba
 
Netherlands/Curacao
 
Netherlands/St. Maarten
 
New Zealand
 
Nicaragua
 
Niger
 
Nigeria
 
Norway
 
Oman
 
Pakistan
 
Palau
 
Palestinian Authority/Palestine Liberation Organization
 
Panama
 
Papua New Guinea
 
Paraguay
 
Peru
 
Philippines
 
Poland
 
Portugual
 
Qatar
 
Republic of the Congo
 
Romania
 
Russia
 
Rwanda
 
Samoa
 
San Marino
 
Sao Tome and Principe
 
Saudi Arabia
 
Senegal
 
Serbia
 
Seychelles
 
Sierra Leone
 
Singapore
 
Slovakia
 
Slovenia
 
Solomon Islands
 
Somalia
 
Somaliland
 
South Africa
 
South Sudan
 
Spain
 
Sri Lanka
 
St. Kitts and Nevis
 
St. Lucia
 
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
 
Sudan
 
Suriname
 
Swaziland
 
Sweden
 
Switzerland
 
Syria
 
Tajikistan
 
Tanzania
 
Thailand
 
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
 
Togo
 
Tonga
 
Trinidad and Tobago
 
Tunisia
 
Turkey
 
Turkmenistan
 
Tuvalu
 
Uganda
 
Ukraine
 
United Arab Emirates
 
United Kingdom & Territories
 
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland
 
United States and Related Territories
 
Uruguay
 
Uzbekistan
 
Vanuatu
 
Vatican City State
 
Venezuela
 
Vietnam
 
Yemen
 
Zambia
 
Zimbabwe
 
Intergovernmental Organizations
 
Intergovernmental Organizations, UN only

"...The Political Handbook of the World is the standard reference that serious researchers turn to for this type of information. It is authoritative and exhaustive offering unique in-depth coverage of the topics treated. Both academic libraries supporting political science curricula as well as larger public libraries where there are patrons interested in international affairs will want it in their collection...."

Tom Gilson
Against the Grain
Against the Grain

"carries a compact punch, making it a powerful, authoritative source for contemporary political issues and controversies around the world... detailed, unbiased coverage... this a terrific one-stop resource for users looking to gather detailed information throughout the research cycle... an excellent
resource for students and researchers looking for political science information above the standard almanac level of detail... a solid reference tool not just for public library patrons and undergraduate students but also to those in the media or business world."

Amy Stalker
Reference and Instruction Librarian, Dunwoody Campus, Georgia State University
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