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A Dictionary of political biography

Author: Dennis Kavanagh
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Churchill, Stalin, and Kennedy, to Blair, Clinton, and Mandela, A Dictionary of Political Biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. Compiled by an expert team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary contains over 1,000 entries which describe and assess the lives of the men and women who have shaped political events across the world.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dictionary of political biography.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)655086991
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Kavanagh
ISBN: 0192800353 9780192800350
OCLC Number: 37579721
Description: xv, 523 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: ENTRIES INCLUDE: SALVADOR ALLENDE; IDI AMIN; YASSER ARAFAT; KEMAL ATATURK; SILVIO BERLUSCONI; BENAZIR BHUTTO; TONY BLAIR; GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND; FIDEL CASTRO; WINSTON CHURCHILL; BILL CLINTON; DE GAULLE; EAMON DE VALERA; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER; FRANCO; GANDHI; BEN-GURION; VACLAV HAVEL; ROBERT HAWKE; EMPEROR HIROHITO; ADOLF HITLER; SADDAM HUSSEIN; PAUL KEATING; J. F. KENNEDY; AYATOLLAH KHOMEINI; HELMUT KOHL; NELSON MANDELA; SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC; FRANCOIS MITTERRAND; ROBERT MULDOON; BENITO MUSSOLINI; NEHRU; BENJAMIN NETANYAHU; MARY ROBINSON; ANWAR SADAT; HAILE SELASSIE; EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE; PIERRE TRUDEAU; KURT WALDHEIM; MAO ZEDONG
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Kavanagh.
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This dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the 20th century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it should be valuable as a reference work for students and  Read more...

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