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Historical dictionary of Angola

Author: W Martin James
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Africa.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Dominated and exploited by Portugal for almost five centuries, Angola achieved independence in 1975 after a bitter struggle to eject the Portuguese. But that was not the end of it. This was followed by an even nastier civil war, which lasted for 27 years. It was further complicated by the Cold War, and continued even after that was over, only ending in 2002. Since then the country and its leadership has finally been  Read more...
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James, W. Martin.
Historical dictionary of Angola.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010050302
(OCoLC)689858578
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Martin James
ISBN: 9780810874589 081087458X
OCLC Number: 712777842
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 347 pages).
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Appendix 1. Selected Place-Name Changes; Appendix 2. Major Angolan Leaders since Independence; Appendix 3. Portfolios of the National Government, September 2008; Appendix 4. Provincial Capitals and Population, 2010; Bibliography; About the Author.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Africa.
Responsibility: W. Martin James.

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The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Angola is a thorough examination of Angola. It includes a chronology, bibliography, maps, appendixes, and over 600 cross referenced dictionary  Read more...

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