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Twentieth-century war and conflict : a concise encyclopedia

Author: Gordon Martel
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, [2014]
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Drawn from the award-winning 5-volume Encyclopedia of War, this valuable, one-volume reference provides readers with essential information on the conflicts and concepts that shaped global warfare  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Twentieth-century war and conflict
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Ltd, [2014]
(DLC) 2014017293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Martel
ISBN: 9781118884652 1118884655 9781118884669 1118884663
OCLC Number: 880672204
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title page; Copyright page; List of Entries; List of Maps; Chronological Guide to Entries; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors; Editor's Preface; A; Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962); Angolan Civil Wars (1975-2002); Arab-Israeli Conflict; B; Balkan Wars (1912-1913); Biological Warfare: Past, Present, and Future; C; Chechnya Wars (1990s-Present); Chemical Warfare; China, Invasion of (1931, 1937-1945); Chinese Civil War (Modern); Combat Film; Congo Wars (1960s 2000s); E; Ethnic Cleansing; F; Falklands War (1982); First Indochina War (1945-1954); G; Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) Gulf Wars (1990-1991, 2003-Present)I; Indo-Pakistani Wars (1947-1948, 1965, 1971); Iraq-Iran War (1980-1988); Irish Revolution, Wars of the; Italo-Abyssinian Wars; K; Korean War (1949-1953); L; Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990); M; Malayan Emergency (1948-1960); Mau Mau Emergency (1952-1960); N; National Liberation, Wars of; Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970); P; Peacekeeping; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; Psychological Warfare; R; Russian Civil War (1917-1920); Russo-Finnish War (1939-1940); Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); Russo-Polish War (1919-1920); Rwandan Genocide; S Somalia Civil War (2006)Soviet War in Afghanistan (1979-1992); Spanish Civil War (1936-1939); Sri Lankan Civil War; Submarine Warfare; T; Terrorism, War Against; Turco-Italian War (1911-1912); V; Veterans; Vietnam War (1959-1975); W; War and Cinema; War and Sexuality; War Crimes; War Photography; War Poetry; War Propaganda; Women and War; World War I: Afro-Asian Theaters; World War I: Eastern Front; World War I: Southern Front; World War I: Western Front; World War II: Battle of Britain; World War II: Eastern Front; World War II: Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany World War II: Mediterranean CampaignWorld War II: The Defeat and Occupation of France; World War II: War in Asia; Y; Yugoslav Succession, Wars of (1990-1999); Slovenia and the 10-Day War; The War in Croatia; The War in Bosnia-Hercegovina; The Kosovo War; Index; End User License Agreement
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Martel.
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