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

Author: Jan Palmowski
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides more than 2,600 entries covering major historical events from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Palmowski
ISBN: 9780199295678 0199295670 0199295662 9780199295661
OCLC Number: 240995234
Notes: Previous edition: 2003.
First ed. published as: Dictionary of twentieth century world history, 1997.
Cover title: Oxford dictionary of contemporary world history.
Description: x, 767 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
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
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
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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