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Historical dictionary of Syria

Author: David Dean Commins; David W Lesch
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014.
Series: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This third edition covers the recent events in Syria and the history that led up to these events through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has more than 500 entries on significant people, places, events, political parties, institutions, literature, music, and arts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Dictionary
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Commins, David Dean.
Historical dictionary of Syria.
Lanham : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2014
(DLC) 2013030331
(OCoLC)856518401
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Dean Commins; David W Lesch
ISBN: 0810879662 9780810879669
OCLC Number: 870835686
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 485 pages) : maps.
Contents: Map --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The dictionary --
The Syrian uprising
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.
Responsibility: David Commins and David W. Lesch.

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This third edition covers the recent events in Syria and the history that led up to these events through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has more than 500 entries on significant people, places, events, political parties, institutions, literature, music, and arts.

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Written by accomplished historians and scholars Commins and Lesch, this third edition updates and expands previous ones. It provides entries about historically significant persons, events, places, Read more...

 
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