Dictionary of Twentieth Century History, 1914-90

Dictionary of Twentieth Century History, 1914-90

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What is Maoism? What were the aims of the Baader Meinhof Group? What was uncovered during the Watergate investigation? Who was Steve Biko? The answers to these and thousands of other questions can be found in this comprehensive new dictionary of world events, from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. Ideal for students across a wide range of subjects, it chronicles all the major countries, figures, movements, events and incidents that have shaped the 20th century. The dictionary also covers the social, cultural and technological dimensions of modern life, and includes entries on feminism, Picasso, The Beatles and the automobile industry.show more

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  • Paperback | 525 pages
  • 122 x 190 x 30mm | 358.34g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192852078
  • 9780192852076

About Peter Teed

About the Editor Peter Teed has written two textbooks on twentieth century history, assisted with The Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia Volume IV, and was History Consultant for The Oxford Children's Encyclopedia.show more

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