Provides authoritative, reliable, concise information on international affairs topics and key world developments. Provides coverage of history, politics, economics, trade, and infrastructure for countries. The Statesman's Yearbook published annually since 1864, now offers this website. Key features include: extensive further readings, web links, a monthly Editor's Spotlight, focusing on major anniversaries in modern history, and a timeline of the main natural disasters that have afflicted the world in recent years. Updated regularly and provided by Palgrave MacMillan.