A Dictionary of Political Biography

A Dictionary of Political Biography : Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Politics

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Compiled by a team of contributors under the editorship of Dennis Kavanagh, this new dictionary of political biography covers all the major figures in world politics of the 20th century. Authoritative and wide-ranging, it should be a valuable reference work for students and anyone interested in 20th-century history and politics. Over 1000 entries describe and assess the lives of the men and women who have shaped political events across the world. Each entry includes an account of the background, career, and achievements of the individual concerned, balancing fact with critical appraisal.show more

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  • Paperback | 538 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 30.48mm | 362.87g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192800353
  • 9780192800350

Table of contents

ENTRIES INCLUDE: SALVADOR ALLENDE; IDI AMIN; YASSER ARAFAT; KEMAL ATATURK; SILVIO BERLUSCONI; BENAZIR BHUTTO; TONY BLAIR; GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND; FIDEL CASTRO; WINSTON CHURCHILL; BILL CLINTON; DE GAULLE; EAMON DE VALERA; DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER; FRANCO; GANDHI; BEN-GURION; VACLAV HAVEL; ROBERT HAWKE; EMPEROR HIROHITO; ADOLF HITLER; SADDAM HUSSEIN; PAUL KEATING; J. F. KENNEDY; AYATOLLAH KHOMEINI; HELMUT KOHL; NELSON MANDELA; SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC; FRANCOIS MITTERRAND; ROBERT MULDOON; BENITO MUSSOLINI; NEHRU; BENJAMIN NETANYAHU; MARY ROBINSON; ANWAR SADAT; HAILE SELASSIE; EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE; PIERRE TRUDEAU; KURT WALDHEIM; MAO ZEDONGshow more

About Dennis Kavanagh

About the Editor Dennis Kavanagh is Professor and Head of the Department of Politics and Communications at the University of Liverpool. His previous publications include British Politics, Electoral Politics, and Reordering of British Politics.show more

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