The best-selling book in the World Regional Geography market, Regions provides general readers with up-to-date information on various topics around the world. It delivers the authors' authoritative content, outstanding cartography, currency, and comprehensive coverage, in a technology-rich package. The 14th edition reflects major developments in the world as well as in the discipline. These range from the collapse of Russia's Post-Soviet transformation to the impact of globalization and from the rise of Asia's Pacific Rim to the war in Iraq. Readers will find accurate data and information in this streamlined resource.