A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century World History

A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century World History

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This dictionary provides in-depth coverage of the major historical figures and events of the 20th century. Offering both fact and analysis, Jan Palmowski's reference work should be of interest to a range of readers from students of history, politics, and international relations to anyone with an interest in our modern world. Included are: 2500 entries covering political, diplomatic, and military history; full international coverage with detailed entries for every country in the world; biographical entries on political and military leaders, and leading thinkers who have influenced events; subject entries on international organizations, treaties, religious and political movements, as well as key incidents, places, and battles; and tables including lists of office-holders for countries and organizations and winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.show more

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  • Paperback | 692 pages
  • 130.3 x 196.9 x 35.1mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps
  • 0192800167
  • 9780192800169

About Jan Palmowski

About the Author Jan Palmowski is Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford.show more

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