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Title The 2015 annual register : world events 2014 / edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater
Edition 256th edition
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan ; Cambridge, England : ProQuest, 2015
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Contents Contributors -- Abbreviations and acronyms -- Editors' notes -- The annual register archive: world events 1758-2014 -- Extracts from past volumes -- Preface to 256th volume -- I. Overview of the year: 2014: the year in review -- II. Western and Southern Europe -- III. Central and Eastern Europe -- IV. The Americas and the Caribbean -- V. Middle East and North Africa -- VI. Equatorial Africa -- VII. Central and Southern Africa -- VIII. South Asia and Indian Ocean -- IX. South-East and East Asia -- X. Australasia and the Pacific -- XI. International organisations -- XII. The international economy in 2014 -- XIII. The sciences -- XIV. The law -- XV. Religion -- XVI. The arts -- XVII. Sport -- XVIII. Obituary -- XIX. Documents and reference: Speech by Obama announcing air strikes against ISIS in Iraq; Speech by Obama announcing air strikes against ISIS in Syria; Report into ISIS crimes against Yazidi minority; Speech by Putin on "reunification" of Crimea with Russia; Minsk protocol and memorandum on ceasefire in Ukraine; Speech by Obama on US intelligence-gathering; Extracts from Senate Intelligence Committee report into CIA torture; Obama's speech on normalisation of US diplomatic relations with Cuba; Report on numbers of refugees worldwide; Report on rise of antibiotic-resistant infections; Report highlighting declining vertebrate numbers; Report on climate change -- XX. Chronicle of 2014 -- Maps and tables -- Images
Summary From world politics to society weddings, from the latest scientific discoveries to the weather, from the year's best-selling novels to obituaries of authors and other public figures -- The Annual Register provides detailed historical background and a wealth of new information for research. It is a primary source text for historical research and (for the recent and current annuals) a current affairs reference work
Notes Description based on title page of print version
Subject History, Modern -- 21st century.
World politics -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, D. S. (David Stephen), editor
Slater, Wendy, editor
ISBN 1786841142
9781786841148 (electronic version)