Each country is represented by the topics listed below.
Topics: Orientation; History and Ethnic Relations; Urbanism; Architecture and the Use of Space; Food and Economy; Social Stratification; Political Life; Social Welfare and Change Programs; NGOs and other associations; Gender Roles and Statuses; Marriage; Family and Kinship; Socialization; Etiquette; Religion; Medicine and Health Care; Secular Celebrations; Arts and Humanities; State of Physical and Social Sciences.
Call Number: GT 150 C86 2009
4 pages on each country, including Background; People; Customs and Courtesies; Lifestyle; Society.
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Diplomacy has spawned its own specialized terminology, and it is this lexicon which provides this title's thematic spine. Includes entries on legal terms, political events, international organizations and major figures who have occupied the diplomatic scene or have written influentially about it over the last half millennium.
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This landmark book maps the latest theoretical and empirical research in this energetic and growing field. Captured here are the pioneering and lively debates over concerns for the health of the planet and how they might best be addressed.
This exhaustive reference traces the rise of each ruling family, outlines key constitutional developments, provides details on current rulers and their approaches to succession, and discusses potential contenders to power.