World in Focus
A great series for touring the world from your home, you'll find these books to be complete, detailed, up-to-date, and reliable. The history, landscape and climate, population, government and politics, energy and resources, economy and income, global connections, transportation and communications, education and health, culture and religion, leisure and tourism, environment and conservation, and future outlook are described through clear, well organized text, pictures, maps, graphs, and data boxes. Each book also includes a timeline and lists of book and internet resources for further study. Easy to read, they are the perfect companion for social studies/geography programs.