The 2013 Annual Register: World Events 2012

Editors: Lewis, D.S. and Slater, Wendy
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ProQuest

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: N/A
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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Long considered as essential reading by journalists, politicians, historians and anyone with an interest in current affairs, The Annual Register is a primary source text for historical research and (for the recent and current annuals) a current affairs reference work.

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  • CONTRIBUTORS
  • ABBREVIATIONS and ACRONYMS
  • EDITORS’ NOTES
  • World Events 1758-2012
  • Extracts From Past Volumes
  • PREFACE TO 254th VOLUME
  • I OVERVIEW OF THE YEAR
  • 2012: The Year in Review
  • II WESTERN AND SOUTHERN EUROPE
  • United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg
  • Nordic Countries (Denmark-Iceland-Norway-Sweden-Finland)
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • European Mini-States (Andorra-Vatican-Liechtenstein-Monaco-San Marino)
  • Spain
  • Gibraltar
  • Portugal
  • Malta
  • Greece
  • Cyprus
  • Turkey
  • III CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
  • Poland
  • Baltic States (Estonia-Latvia-Lithuania)
  • Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • Hungary
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Albania
  • Macedonia
  • Kosovo
  • Serbia
  • Montenegro
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Slovenia
  • Russia
  • Western CIS (Ukraine-Belarus-Moldova)
  • Caucasus (Armenia-Georgia-Azerbaijan)
  • IV THE AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Central America (Guatemala-El Salvador-Honduras -Nicaragua-Costa Rica-Panama)
  • Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic and Haiti
  • Windward and Leeward Islands (Antigua & Barbuda-Dominica -St Christopher (Kitts) & Nevis-St Lucia -St Vincent & the Grenadines-Grenada)
  • Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, the Bahamas
  • Guyana, Belize, and Suriname
  • UK Overseas Territories (Anguilla-Bermuda-British Virgin Islands-Cayman Islands-Montserrat-Turks & Caicos Islands)
  • The Dutch Territories (Curaçao-Sint Maarten-Aruba)
  • The US Territories (Puerto Rico-US Virgin Islands)
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Paraguay and Uruguay
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • Ecuador
  • Colombia
  • Venezuela
  • V MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
  • Israel
  • Palestine
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Syria
  • Lebanon
  • Iraq
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Yemen
  • Arab States of the Gulf (Bahrain-Kuwait-Oman-Qatar-UAE)
  • Sudan and South Sudan
  • Libya
  • Tunisia
  • Algeria
  • Morocco
  • Western Sahara
  • VI EQUATORIAL AFRICA
  • Horn of Africa (Ethiopia-Eritrea-Somalia-Djibouti)
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Nigeria
  • Ghana-Sierra Leone-The Gambia-Liberia
  • West African Francophone States (Senegal-Mauritania-Mali -Guinea-Côte d'Ivoire-Burkina Faso-Togo-Benin-Niger)
  • Central African Franc Zone States (Cameroon-Chad-Gabon -Congo-Central African Republic-Equatorial Guinea)
  • Cape Verde-Guinea-Bissau-São Tomé & Príncipe
  • VII CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Burundi
  • Rwanda
  • Mozambique
  • Angola
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zimbabwe
  • Botswana-Lesotho-Namibia-Swaziland
  • South Africa
  • VIII SOUTH ASIA AND INDIAN OCEAN
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • Central Asian States (Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan)
  • South Asia (India-Pakistan-Bangladesh-Sri Lanka -Nepal-Bhutan)
  • Indian Ocean States (The Comoros-Madagascar -Maldives-Mauritius-Seychelles
  • IX SOUTH-EAST AND EAST ASIA
  • South-East Asian States (Burma-Thailand-Malaysia-Brunei-Singapore-Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos)
  • Indonesia-Philippines-Timor Leste
  • People's Republic of China-Hong Kong-Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South and North Korea
  • Mongolia
  • X AUSTRALASIA AND THE PACIFIC
  • Australia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • New Zealand
  • Pacific Island States (Fiji-Kiribati-Marshall Islands-Federated States of Micronesia-Nauru-Palau-Samoa-Solomon Islands-Tonga-Tuvalu-Vanuatu)
  • XI INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
  • United Nations and its agencies
  • NATO
  • Economic Organisations (IMF-World Bank -WTO-OECD
  • The Commonwealth
  • La Francophonie
  • Non-Aligned Movement and G-77
  • The European Union
  • OSCE and Council of Europe
  • American and Caribbean Organisations
  • Arab Organisations
  • African Organisations and Meetings
  • Eurasian Organisations
  • Asia-Pacific Organisations
  • XII THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY IN 2012
  • XIII THE SCIENCES
  • Medical, Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Information Technology
  • The Environment
  • XIV THE LAW
  • International Law
  • European Union Law
  • Law in the United Kingdom
  • Law in the USA
  • XV RELIGION
  • XVI THE ARTS
  • Opera
  • Classical Music
  • Rock & Pop Music
  • Ballet & Dance
  • Theatre: London and New York
  • Cinema
  • Television & Radio
  • Visual Arts
  • Architecture
  • Literature
  • XVII SPORT
  • XVIII OBITUARY
  • XIX DOCUMENTS AND REFERENCE
  • EU Fiscal Compact
  • EU Blueprint for Economic and Monetary Union
  • Charter of the Commonwealth
  • The Leveson Inquiry: executive summary
  • UNSC Resolution authorising intervention in Mali
  • UN admission of Palestine as observer State
  • UK coalition government
  • US Democratic administration
  • The European Commission
  • Nobel Laureates 2012
  • International Comparisons 2012: population, GDP
  • XX CHRONICLE OF 2012
  • Maps
  • US Presidential Election 2012
  • US House of Representatives Election 2012
  • Composition of US Senate after November 2012 elections
  • US Gubernatorial Elections 2012
  • Mali: Islamist / Touareg insurgency
  • Disputed Territories in South / East China Sea
  • Tables
  • UN Peacekeeping Missions 2012
  • UN Political and Peace-building Missions 2012
  • UN Sanctions Regimes 2012