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A dictionary of contemporary world history : from 1900 to the present day

Author: Jan Palmowski; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Contains over 2,600 entries that provide information about political, diplomatic, and military people and events in the history of the world from 1900 through the early twenty-first century. Includes extensive surveys of every country with detailed analytical entries covering political and military leaders, political parties, international organizations, and acts of war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
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Palmowski, Jan.
Dictionary of contemporary world history.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008273688
(OCoLC)173498636
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Palmowski; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780191726583 0191726583
OCLC Number: 191736785
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; THE DICTIONARY; MAPS; Austria-Hungary and its successor states; Ottoman Empire, 1912-14; British Empire, 1914; French Empire, 1914; Soviet Union and its successor states.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of contemporary world history
Responsibility: Jan Palmowski.
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This authoritative dictionary includes country entries for every country in the world, with maps and historical summaries, as well as coverage of military conflict, major world events, and key  Read more...

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Extremely useful though infuriatingly hard to put down. David Sinclair, Tribune

 
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