Published: November 2013
An ideal family reference presenting a view of the world's people and places in one compact, easy-to-read atlas
Through authoritative maps, eye-catching illustrations, and up-to-date geographical information, this reference brings to life every continent and sub-region of the world. Great care has been taken to bring maps and statistics to life in a format that is relevant for the 21st century. With dramatic imagery and the creative use of graphics, key information is presented in a lively and engaging way that will not only answer questions but stimulate further inquiry and expand knowledge. Each page presents detailed but easily understandable analyses of social, geographic, economic, and environmental trends across the regions. Fact-packed descriptions focus on the key social, cultural, historical, and physical features of individual countries and cities. A scholarly level of detail and research is presented in an appealing and accessible format, making for a book that is a pleasure to browse as well as to learn from.