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Author Cook, Chris, 1945-

Title Longman handbook of the modern world : international history and politics since 1945 / Chris Cook, John Stevenson
Published London ; New York : Longman, 1998


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Contents Sect. 1. Political history. Europe. Middle East. Africa. Asia. Australasia. Latin America and the Caribbean. North America. Heads of state and selected ministers/rulers -- Sect. 2. Wars and international affairs. Principal international organizations and groupings. Major treaties and international agreements since 1944. The United Nations. The new nations Since 1945. Foreign ministers of the Great Powers since 1945. Wars and major armed conflicts. Nuclear development and arms control since 1939. Strategic nuclear weapons of the super-powers since 1963. Strategic nuclear arsenals of other states since 1960 -- Sect. 3. Economic and social. Estimated world population, 1950-2000. World population and estimates by major areas, 1950-2000. Population of individual countries. Population density and urbanization: selected countries. Population of major world cities. Output of wheat, 1950-94: selected countries. Output of rice, 1962-94: major producers
Output of coal and lignite, 1950-94: selected countries. Output of steel, 1950-94: selected countries. Motor vehicles produced, 1965-95: selected countries. Output of electricity, 1955-94: selected countries. Output of crude oil, 1950-95: selected countries. World oil reserves: 1985 and 1994. Gross national product per capita: selected countries. Famines and major natural disasters. World health, disease and medicine. Major population and refugee movements. The environment and pollution: major events since 1945 -- Sect. 4. Biographies -- Sect. 5. Glossary of terms -- Sect. 6. Topic bibliography. Introductory works. European history. The Middle East. Africa. Asia. Australasia. The Americas
Summary Reference guide to world history, politics and international relations from the end of the Second World War to the present day. It contains political chronologies on Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America & includes a section devoted to Wars and International affairs
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-467) and index
Subject History, Modern -- 1945-1989 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
World politics -- 1985-1995 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
History, Modern -- 1989- -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
World politics -- 1989- -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
World politics -- 1945-1989 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
World politics -- 1945-1955 -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Stevenson, John, 1946-
LC no. 98019337
ISBN 0582304121
058230413X paperback
Other Titles Handbook of the modern world