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Berkshire encyclopedia of world history

Author: William Hardy McNeill; Jerry H Bentley
Publisher: Great Barrington, Mass. : Berkshire Pub. Group, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A comprehensive encyclopedia of world history with 538 articles that trace the development of human history with a focus on area studies, global history, anthropology, geography, science, arts, literature, economics, women's studies, African-American studies, and cultural studies related to all regions of the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill; Jerry H Bentley
ISBN: 0974309109 9780974309101
OCLC Number: 56567535
Notes: "A Berkshire reference work."
Description: 5 volumes (lxvii, 2221 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Abraham-Coal --
v. 2. Cold war-Global imperialism and gender --
v. 3. Global migrations in modern times-Mysticism --
v. 4. Napoleon-Sun Yat-sen --
v. 5. Tang Taizon-Zoroastrianism. Index.
Responsibility: William H. McNeill, senior editor ; Jerry H. Bentley [and others], editors.
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