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Title The 2014 annual register : world events 2013 / edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest, 2015
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Contents Contributors -- Abbreviations and acronyms -- Editors' notes -- The annual register archive: World Events 1758-2013 -- Extracts from past volumes -- Preface to 255th volume -- I. Overview of the year: 2013: the year in review -- II. Western and southern Europe: United Kingdom; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland; Republic of Ireland; Germany; France; Italy; Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg; Nordic Countries; Denmark; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; Finland; Austria; Switzerland; European Mini-States; Andorra; Vatican; Liechtenstein; Monaco; San Marino; Spain; Gibraltar; Portugal; Malta; Greece; Cyprus; Turkey -- III. Central and eastern Europe: Poland; Baltic States; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Czech Republic and Slovakia; Hungary; Romania; Bulgaria; Albania; Macedonia; Kosovo; Serbia; Montenegro; Bosnia & Herzegovina; Croatia; Slovenia; Russia; Western CIS; Ukraine; Belarus; Moldova; Caucasus; Armenia; Georgia; Azerbaijan -- IV. The Americas and the Caribbean: United States of America; Canada; Mexico; Central America; Guatemala; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Costa Rica; Panama; Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti; Windward and Leeward Islands; Antigua & Barbuda; Dominica; St Christopher (Kitts) & Nevis; St Lucia; St Vincent & the Grenadines; Grenada; Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, the Bahamas; Guyana, Belize, and Suriname; UK Overseas Territories; Anguilla; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Montserrat; Turks & Caicos Islands; The Dutch Territories; Curaçao; Sint Maarten; Aruba; The US Territories; Puerto Rico; US Virgin Islands; Brazil; Argentina; Paraguay and Uruguay; Chile; Peru; Bolivia; Ecuador; Colombia; Venezuela
IX. South-East and East Asia: South-East Asian States; Burma; Thailand; Malaysia; Brunei; Singapore; Vietnam; Cambodia; Laos; Indonesia; Philippines; Timor Leste; People's Republic of China; Hong Kong; Taiwan; Japan; South and North Korea; Mongolia -- X. Australasia and the Pacific: Australia; Papua New Guinea; New Zealand; Pacific Island States; Fiji; Kiribati; Marshall Islands; Federated States of Micronesia; Nauru; Palau; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu -- XI. International Organisations: United Nations and its agencies; Peacekeeping Missions 2013; Political and Peace-building Missions 2013; Current sanctions regimes; NATO; Economic Organisations; IMF; World Bank; WTO; OECD; The Commonwealth; La Francophonie; Non-Aligned Movement and G-77; The European Union; OSCE and Council of Europe; American and Caribbean Organisations; Arab Organisations; African Organisations and Meetings; Eurasian Organisations; Asia-Pacific Organisations -- XII. The international economy in 2013 -- XIII. The sciences: Medical, Scientific and Industrial Research; Information Technology; The Environment -- XIV. The law: International Law; European Union Law; Law in the United Kingdom; Law in the USA -- XV. Religion -- XVI. The arts: Opera; Classical Music; Rock & Pop Music; Ballet & Dance; Theatre: New York & London; Cinema; Television & Radio; Visual Arts; Architecture; Literature; List of prominent books published in 2013 -- XVII. Sport -- XVIII. Obituary -- XIX. Documents and reference: Interview with NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden; Speech by US President Obama announcing end of "War on Terror" Nuclear agreement with Iran ("Joint Plan of Action"); UNSC Resolution 2118 (2013) on Syria's chemical weapons; Egyptian military coup: speech by General Sisi; UNSC Resolution 2086 (2013) on peacekeeping; Climate Change: IPCC press release on its Fifth Assessment Report; Speech by Malala Yousafzai at UN Youth Assembly; UK coalition government; US Democratic administration; The European Commission; Nobel Laureates 2013; International Comparisons 2013: population, economy -- XX. Chronicle of 2013: The Edmund Burke Lecture, 2013; "The limits of foreign intervention" by Paul Rogers
V. Middle East and North Africa: Israel; Palestine; Egypt; Jordan; Syria; Lebanon; Iraq; Saudi Arabia; Yemen; Arab States of the Gulf; Bahrain; Kuwait; Oman; Qatar; UAE; Sudan and South Sudan; Libya; Tunisia; Algeria; Morocco; Western Sahara -- VI. Equatorial Africa: Horn of Africa; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Somalia; Djibouti; Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda; Nigeria; Ghana; Sierra Leone; The Gambia; Liberia; West African Francophone States; Senegal; Mauritania; Mali; Guinea; Côte d'Ivoire; Burkina Faso; Togo; Benin; Niger; Central African Franc Zone States; Cameroon; Chad; Gabon; Congo; Central African Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Cabo Verde; Guinea-Bissau; São Tomé & Príncipe -- VII. Central and Southern Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo; Burundi; Rwanda; Mozambique; Angola; Zambia; Malawi; Zimbabwe; Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; Swaziland; South Africa -- VIII. South Asia and Indian Ocean: Iran; Afghanistan; Central Asian States; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Uzbekistan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; India; Pakistan; Bangladesh; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bhutan; Indian Ocean States; The Comoros; Madagascar; Maldives; Mauritius; Seychelles
Summary Long considered as essential reading by journalists, politicians, historians and anyone with an interest in current affairs, The Annual Register 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 1785391577
9781785391576 (electronic version)
Other Titles Annual register : world events 2013
World events 2013