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Title The 2016 annual register : world events 2015 / edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater
Edition 257th edition
Published Ann Arbor, Michigan ; Cambridge, England : ProQuest, 2016
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Contents Contributors -- Abbreviations and acronyms -- Editors' notes -- The annual register archive: world events 1758-2015 -- Extracts from past volumes -- Preface to 257th volume -- I. Overview of the year: 2015: 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 2015 -- XIII. The sciences -- XIV. The law -- XV. Religion -- XVI. The arts -- XVII. Sport -- XVIII. Obituary -- XIX. Documents and reference: Press conference by Merkel focusing on refugee policy; Letter from Cameron to Tusk on Britain's EU membership; EU financial support programme for Greece; Minsk II agreement on Ukraine conflict; Eulogy by Obama after Charleston shootings; Iran: nuclear deal with six world powers; Statement by Obama on US troops in Afghanistan; Speech by Hollande following Paris terrorist attacks; Address by Obama on Syrian conflict; UN Security Council Resolution on Syria; Japan and South Korea: statements on "comfort women"; The Paris Agreement on climate change -- XX. Chronicle of 2015 -- Maps and tables -- Images
Summary The Annual Register is a complete and detailed chronicle of events from 1758 to the current day. As well as being a record of events, The Annual Register was originally conceived as a miscellany, reproducing state papers, reviewing important books, and featuring historical sketches, poetry, observations on natural history, and other essays, reproduced from books and periodicals
Notes 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 1786841150 (electronic version)
9781786841155 (electronic version)
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