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The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends

by Dan Smith
£12.99   paperback  Earthscan Ltd (2008)

The State of the World Atlas: The Bestselling Survey of Current Events and Global Trends by Dan Smith Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night.
 
* The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last 50 years.
 
* Wal-Mart's sales revenue exceeds the GDP of 150 countries.
 
* Climate change may put 2.7 billion at risk of armed conflict.
 
* Germany generates more tourists than anywhere else.
 
* Americans use 160 times more water than people in Rwanda.
 
If you want to get behind the headlines and understand the world - from urbanization to globalization, terrorism to tourism, military spending to human rights - The State of the World Atlas is unmatched.

ISBN 13: 9781844075737 | ISBN 10: 1844075737