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- DescriptionA high-end geography series that explores some of the fastest-developing countries and cities in the world and assesses how they are dealing with the challenges of the 21st century. Topics looked at include: population structure, the ecomy, environmental sustainability and the outlook for the future. Each title also features a closer look at an individual city within the country. Turkey is an ecomic success story of recent times, and it is changing fast as it moves away from its traditional industries of farming and textiles. These changes are reflected in Turkey's great capital city, Istanbul. But the future holds key challenges. Bridging Europe and Asia, Turkey must decide whether it looks east or west in the future, while retaining its own identity and political stability in a region torn by conflict.
- Author BiographyPhilip Steele is a leading writer of children's non-fiction books. He was born in Surrey, graduated from University College Durham and worked in London publishing houses. He then freelanced as a project manager, publishing consultant and author. He has written a wide range of books for Wayland, Watts, Dorling Kindersley, Kingfisher/Macmillan, Walker Books and many other publishers worldwide. History, biography, lands and peoples, the natural world, current affairs and social issues all feature prominently in his backlist. Philip has backpacked around Africa, Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. For many years he has been settled very happily amidst the mountains, beaches and green fields of North Wales. His wife (as a teacher) and his teenage daughter (as a secondary school pupil) are ideally suited to cast an critical eye over his work!
- Author(s)Philip Steele
- PublisherHachette Children's Group
- Date of Publication13/02/2014
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Series TitleDeveloping World
- Series Part/Volume Number5
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFranklin Watts Ltd
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight406 g
- Width215 mm
- Height271 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Educational LevelUK School Key Stage 3
- Interest AgeFrom 12
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