ed. Horst Haider Munske. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 2001. Gives a comprehensive survey of contemporary Frisian language and dialects, their history and literatures, and research trends in Frisian studies. Essays are evenly divided between English- and German-language contributions, each with a bibliography.
Sections 1-2 contain a cartographic presentation of 500 years of territorial organization, demography, and culture. Sections 3-5 focus on political, social, and economic issues specific to each country, beginning in the colonial period.
Contains 650 well-researched maps depicting cultural, social, demographic, political and economic topics, ranging from prehistory to 1977. Well-indexed, with an extensive bibliography. The 1992 edition is the "second impression, with additional material."
Contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s. This is an electronic reprint of the 2d edition of Historical Statistics of Canada, jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983.
The Human Development Report (HDR) examines issues associated with rich and poor countries: migration, predatory extremism, and the expansion of cultural diversity. It also proposes policy to promote cultural liberty and multicultural democracy.
U. S. International Trade Commission. -- Each commodity/industry report contains information on product uses, U.S. and foreign producers, customs treatment, and factors affecting trends in consumption, production, trade and competitiveness of U.S. industries in domestic and foreign markets.
The Asian financial crisis of 1997 had major social and political consequences. This book analyzes the measures taken to mitigate the immediate effects of the crisis and explores issues related to Asian monetary stability.
A project of Dance Perspectives Foundation, Inc. covering individual artists, companies, choreographers and choreographed works, as well as types of dance, music for dance, scenic and costume design, theories of aesthetics and methodologies, and dance films.