Features of the series include: main chapters that focus on geography, people and culture, history, government and economy, and nature.
'At a Glance' double spreads present a maximum amount of information in a minimal amount of space, utilizing charts, tables, time lines, and other highly visual elements.
Full-page maps highlight physical features, vegetation and ecosystems, history, population, and political organization.
As a bonus, every photograph within each chapter is tied to a location on the main map for that chapter. Smaller maps zoom in on special topics, such as migration, rainfall, changing borders, resources, industry, and other important themes.
This book includes: special feature sidebars that introduce intriguing people, places, and events, a glossary to aid in comprehension of unfamiliar terms, and an extensive bibliography that lists books, National Geographic articles, and Web sites.
152 pages, hard cover
Dimensions - 23cm x 17.5cm x 1cm