Political Handbook of the World 2014

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Tom Lansford
SAGE Publications, Mar 20, 2014 - Reference - 1856 pages
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No other resource matches the timely, thorough, and accurate political information provided by the best-selling Political Handbook of the World. With more in-depth coverage of current political controversies than any other reference guide, the updated 2014 edition is the most authoritative source for finding complete facts and analysis on each country’s governmental and political makeup. Featuring more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, this volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of all major and minor political parties and groups in each political system. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each country, plus detailed profiles of more than 30 intergovernmental organizations and UN agencies.

This comprehensive, one-volume source for political information has been updated to include coverage of current events, issues, crises, and controversies.

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About the author (2014)

Tom Lansford is the Academic Dean, Gulf Coast, at the University of Southern Mississippi and a Professor of Political Science. Dr. Lansford is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of more than 40 books and the author of more than 100 essays, book chapters, and reviews. His books include, most recently, A Bitter Harvest: U.S. Foreign Policy and Afghanistan (2003), Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy since the Cold War (2007), and 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and Reference Guide (2011). His more recent edited collections include America’s War on Terror (2003; second edition 2009), Judging Bush (2009), and The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment (2012).

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