Author: Jan Palmowski
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 019860484X
This up-to-date and authoritative dictionary discovers the facts behind the headlines, and provides in-depth coverage of political personalities, events, movements, and ideas that shave shaped World History from 1900 to the present day.
>From Stalin to Hitler, from Afghanistan to Yugoslavia, and from globalization to the World Bank, this book offers both fact and analysis, and is an indispensable reference guide for anyone interested in current affairs, as well as for students and teachers of World History, Modern History, International Relations, Politics, and European Studies.
Te Dictionary includes:
Over 2,500 entries covering global and national political, diplomatic and military history
Extensive surveys of every country in the World, including detailed coverage of developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Detailed analytical entries covering political and military leaders, political parties, international organizations, and acts of war.
Internet bibliography and extensive internet references for further research.