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A dictionary of contemporary history, 1945 to the present

Author: Duncan Townson
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise guide to the ideas, events, people and movements that have shaped the world from the end of the Second World War to the present. The dictionary comprises many entries that extend beyond a simple factual description to discuss the origins and significance of key decisions and events. Coverage is global, with entries on all major countries of the world, as well as general entries on issues of international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Ebook
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
447 p.
(DLC) 98021835
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Townson
ISBN: 9781849720557 184972055X
OCLC Number: 857590678
Notes: A-Z.
Description: 1 online resource (507 entries) : 1 image, digital files
Responsibility: Duncan Townson.

Abstract:

A concise guide to the ideas, events, people and movements that have shaped the world from the end of the Second World War to the present. The dictionary comprises many entries that extend beyond a simple factual description to discuss the origins and significance of key decisions and events. Coverage is global, with entries on all major countries of the world, as well as general entries on issues of international significance, including the global economy, population explosion and women's liberation.

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