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Historical dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War

Author: Rotem Kowner
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest, no. 29.
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"The centennial of this important but neglected conflict is an appropriate time to present this Historical Dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War, which provides a considerable breadth and depth of coverage based on Japanese, Russian, and Western sources. There is a detailed chronology; wide-ranging introduction; dictionary containing hundreds of entries on military and political leaders, major battles and lesser  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kowner, Rotem.
Historical dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607650558
Online version:
Kowner, Rotem.
Historical dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607846518
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rotem Kowner
ISBN: 0810849275 9780810849273
OCLC Number: 58985767
Description: liii, 567 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reader's Notes --
Acronyms and Abbreviations --
Maps --
Chronology --
Introduction --
THE DICTIONARY --
Appendix 1. War Documents --
Appendix 2. Glossary of Site Names in Port Arthur --
Appendix 3. Military Ranks --
Appendix 4. Naval Balance in East Asia on the Eve of the War --
Appendix 5. Naval Balance in East Asia on the Eve of the Battle of Tsushima --
Bibliography --
Index --
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Series Title: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest, no. 29.
Responsibility: Rotem Kowner.
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Provides considerable breadth and range on a war that took place a century ago. The breadth is accomplished through an introduction and a detailed chronology. The depth comes in the hundreds of  Read more...

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...the most thorough reference account of the Russo-Japanese War produced in the English language...Kowner shows immense knowledge of the war of 1904-05 and of Russian and Japanese history more Read more...

 
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