McGraw- Hill’s Atlas of World Events: The Key Political, Economic, Demographic, and Environmental Issues That Are Shaping the World Today


From biodiversity to the politics of oil–a compelling bird’s-eye view of the trends shaping today’s world

McGraw-Hill’s Atlas of World Events goes beyond the “where” of today’s world to offer a vivid, in-depth picture of the current state of the planet and human civilization.

Author: John L. Allen PhD
ISBN: 9780071455558
Binding: Paperback, 208, Pages
Published Year: 2005
Language: English

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Readers get a multitude of stunning, four-color reference and thematic maps organized according to the categories of politics and conflict, economic development, environmental issues, and human demographics and development. Thematic maps cover a range of sociopolitical topics, from military expenditure as a percentage of gross national product, to literacy rates, to oil production.

An indispensable reference for everyone with a keen interest in current affairs, the atlas features:

  • More than 120 maps highlighting the complex forces shaping our world
  • A Flashpoints section devoted to global hot spots such as Iraq, Chechnya, Kashmir, and the Congo
  • Four country data tables containing information on population density, forms of government, economic growth, and other key indicators

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Weight 0.84 kg
Dimensions 27.7 × 21.5 × 1.2 cm