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Title The 2013 annual register : world events 2012 / edited by D.S. Lewis and Wendy Slater
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2013
Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest, 2013
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Contents I. OVERVIEW OF THE YEAR. 2012: 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 -- 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) -- Cape 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-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan) -- South Asia (India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-Sri Lanka -Nepal-Bhutan) -- Indian Ocean States (The Comoros-Madagascar -Maldives-Mauritius-Seychelles -- 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 -- 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 2012 -- 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: London and New York -- Cinema -- Television & Radio -- Visual Arts -- Architecture -- Literature -- XVII. SPORT -- XVIII. OBITUARY -- XIX. DOCUMENTS AND REFERENCE. EU Fiscal Compact -- EU Blueprint for Economic and Monetary Union -- Charter of the Commonwealth -- The Leveson Inquiry: executive summary -- UNSC Resolution authorising intervention in Mali -- UN admission of Palestine as observer State -- UK coalition government -- US Democratic administration -- The European Commission -- Nobel Laureates 2012 -- International Comparisons 2012: population, GDP -- XX. CHRONICLE OF 2012. Maps -- -- US Presidential Election 2012 -- US House of Representatives Election 2012 -- Composition of US Senate after November 2012 elections -- US Gubernatorial Elections 2012 -- Mali: Islamist / Touareg insurgency -- Disputed Territories in South / East China Sea -- Tables. UN Peacekeeping Missions 2012 -- UN Political and Peace-building Missions 2012 -- UN Sanctions Regimes 2012
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title page of print version
Subject History, Modern -- 1989-
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, D. S. (David Stephen), editor
Slater, Wendy, editor
ISBN 1784021555
9781784021559 (electronic version)
(print)
Other Titles Annual register : world events 2012
World events 2012