World Bank's annual compilation of data about development includes more than 800 indicators in 83 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.
This edition by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute was undertaken to develop recommendations that would safeguard the world's ecosystems.
"Provides introductory analysis and reference material on thirty key issues facing the world today, including those in the fields of economics, the environment, human development, law, politics, and security."
In this two volume set, "The editors intend to provide an understanding of disease and human health, and succeed by combining microbiology and immunology to produce a coherent and understandable encyclopedia." The encyclopedia also contains many biographies of lesser-known scientists.
Examines literary texts in the times and places in which they were written and took place. The twelve volume set covers a full range of world literature, from Australia to Zimbabwe and everywhere in between.
"A digest of tax articles appearing in The Journal of Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Estate Planning, TheJournal of International Taxation, The Journal of Multistate Taxationand Incentives, Taxation of Exempts, and Business Entities."
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Covers the period from 1945 to the present and is divided up into 150 nations, with each entry divided up into twelve sections, including History, Artistic Profile, Music Theatre, Design, and Further Reading.
10,000 articles of prominent women across the ages are represented in these 17 volumes. Articles range in length from one paragraph to multiple pages. Each article is signed, and major articles have a list of sources or suggested reading. More than 300 scholars contributed to this work from 20 nations.
E.T.: Dictionary of the Frisian Language, published by the Fryske Akademy, 1984 - . Currently at 21 volumes. A comprehensive Frisian-Dutch dictionary which serves as the language's