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AfghanistanWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Afghanistan: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Barnett R. Rubin

Published in Print: 
08 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569290
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190496630.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190496630
Afghanistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, has improbably been at the center of international geopolitics for four decades. After the Soviet Union invaded in 1980, Afghanistan ... More
The Arab UprisingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Gelvin

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569108
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190222741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190222741
Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand ... More
The ArcticWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Klaus Dodds and Mark Nuttall

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569443
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190649814.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190649814
As the threat of global climate change becomes a reality, many look to the Arctic Ocean to predict coming environmental phenomena. There, the consequences of Earth's warming trend are most ... More
BrazilWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Brazil: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Riordan Roett

Published in Print: 
01 September 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569139
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190224523.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190224523
Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class ... More
Burma/MyanmarWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Burma/Myanmar: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

David Steinberg

Published in Print: 
26 September 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570166
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199981687.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199981687
It is unlikely that any country in Asia in recent years has undergone such internal policy shifts in so short a time as Myanmar. Until recently, the former British colony had one of the ... More
China in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

Published in Print: 
14 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569481
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190659073.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190659073
In this fully revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Maura Elizabeth Cunningham provide cogent answers to the ... More
ColombiaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Colombia: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Richard D. Mahoney

Published in Print: 
23 June 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569221
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190262754.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190262754
Even to experts, Colombia is one of the most confusing countries in the Americas. Its democratic tradition is among the richest and most long-standing in the hemisphere, with only eleven ... More
The Cyprus ProblemWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Ker-Lindsay

Published in Print: 
28 July 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569993
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199757169.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199757169
For nearly 60 years--from its uprising against British rule in the 1950s, to the bloody civil war between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the 1960s, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in the ... More
ImpeachmentWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael J. Gerhardt

Published in Print: 
30 August 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569689
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190903664.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190903664
Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know® is the step back and deep reflection on the law of impeachment that everyone needs now. Written in an accessible and lively question-and-answer ... More
India in the 21st CenturyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

India in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Mira Kamdar

Published in Print: 
28 June 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570159
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199973606.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199973606
India is fast overtaking China to become the most populous country on Earth. By mid-century, its 1.7 billion people will live in what is projected to become the world’s second-largest ... More
IranWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael Axworthy

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569146
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190232955.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190232955
Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major ... More
The Israeli-Palestinian ConflictWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dov Waxman

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569351
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190625320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190625320
No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited as much controversy as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, despite, or perhaps because of, the ... More
KosovoWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Kosovo: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Tim Judah

Published in Print: 
25 September 2008
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569832
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780195376739.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780195376739
On February 17, 2008, Kosovo declared its independence, becoming the seventh state to emerge from the break-up of the former Yugoslavia. A tiny country of just two million people, 90% of ... More
MexicoWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Mexico: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Roderic Ai Camp

Published in Print: 
27 July 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569283
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190494162.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190494162
Today all would agree that Mexico and the United States have never been closer--that the fates of the two republics are inextricably intertwined. It has become an intimate part of life in ... More
Modern EgyptWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Modern Egypt: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Bruce K. Rutherford and Jeannie Sowers

Published in Print: 
13 December 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569412
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190641146.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190641146
With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in ... More
Modern GreeceWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Stathis Kalyvas

Published in Print: 
28 May 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570142
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199948772.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199948772
Just a few years ago, Greece appeared to be a politically secure nation with a healthy economy. Today, Greece can be found at the center of the economic maelstrom in Europe. Beginning in ... More
MormonismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Mormonism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Terryl Givens

Published in Print: 
26 November 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569658
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190885083.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190885083
Mormonism, or the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is America's most successful-and most misunderstood-home grown religion. The church today boasts more than 15 million members ... More
The New Middle EastWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James L. Gelvin

Published in Print: 
11 January 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569450
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190653996.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190653996
Since Muhammad Bouazizi set himself on fire in Tunisia on December 17, 2010, galvanizing the Arab uprisings that continue today, the entire Middle East landscape has changed in ways that ... More
NigeriaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

John Campbell and Matthew T. Page

Published in Print: 
27 September 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569474
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190657970.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190657970
As the “Giant of Africa,” Nigeria is home to about twenty percent of the population of Sub-Saharan Africa, serves as Africa’s largest producer of oil and natural gas, comprises Africa’s ... More
North KoreaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

North Korea: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Patrick McEachern

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569795
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190937997.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190937997
After a year of trading colorful barbs with the American president and significant achievements in North Korea’s decades-long nuclear and missile development programs, North Korean leader ... More

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