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Miniature empires : a historical dictionary of the newly independent states

Author: James Minahan
Publisher: London : FD, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 20th century's most protracted conflict, the Cold War, also provided the longest and most stable peace in the history of the modern world--a fragile peace that came at the price of national freedom for many people. With the demise of the Cold War, new nearly-unknown countries, long ignored or suppressed, came to the attention of the world, as ethnic and national conflicts, rooted in the multi-ethnic populations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Minahan, James.
Miniature empires
(OCoLC)40544178
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Minahan
ISBN: 9781135940171 1135940177
OCLC Number: 865578888
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 340 pages) : maps
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Czech Republic; Eritrea; Estonia; Ethiopia; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia; Moldova; Namibia; Russia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan; Yugoslavia; Appendix A; Appendix B; Index.
Responsibility: James Minahan.

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Miniature Empires is the first reference book to address the post-Cold War nationalist resurgence by focusing on the nations within the new nation-states--both the core nationalities and the national  Read more...

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