The Statesman’s Yearbook 2019

The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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  • Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
  • Published annually since 1864
Reference work

Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. International Organizations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 10-13
    3. Pages 26-27
    4. Pages 27-32
    5. Pages 32-36
    6. Pages 36-37
    7. Pages 37-40
    8. Pages 40-41
    9. Pages 44-44
    10. Pages 45-45
    11. Pages 46-48

About this book


THE STATESMAN’S YEARBOOK 2019 This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis. The 2019 edition includes:

·         Revised and updated biographical profiles of all current leaders

·         Extensive updates to national economic overviews

·         Expanded and updated historical introductions

·         Week-by-week chronology of key political events from April 2017 to March 2018

·         Comprehensive coverage of major international organizations

·         2017 in 1,000 words—a summary of the key events that dominated world news during the year

·         Population projections for every country in 2020

·         SPECIAL FEATURE: The Russian Challenge to the European Security Environment by Roger Kanet

·         NEW: World rankings of social and political stability 



·         Finland was ranked as the country least vulnerable to conflict or collapse according to the 2017 Fragile States Index

·         Europe’s first university was founded in 1088 at Bologna in Italy

·         Lebanon has the largest concentration of refugees of any host country, with 169 refugees per 1,000 inhabitants at the end of 2016

·         Uzbekistan has used three different alphabets in the past 100 years—the Arabic script prior to 1929, the Roman alphabet from 1929–40, Cyrillic from 1940–94 and the Roman alphabet again since 1994

·         Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s president from 1999–2013, had previously led a failed coup attempt in 1992


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