The World Today Series: Western Europe is an annually updated presentation of each sovereign country in Western Europe, past and present. It is organized by individual chapters for each country expertly covering the region’s geography, people, history, political system, constitution, parliament, parties, political leaders and elections. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 40th edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student budgets.
Wayne C. Thompson taught political science at the Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee University. He has authored or edited ten books and many articles on European government, history and political theory.
Western Europe Today
The United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK)
The French Republic
The BENELUX Nations
The Alpine Democracies
The Eastern Mediterranean
The Italian Peninsula
The Sovereign Military Order of Malta
The Iberian Peninsula
Web Sites and Bibliography