Contemporary World History - Oxford Dictionary
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DescriptionPowered by Handmark, with more than 2,600 entries, all written by an expert in the field, this authoritative dictionary provides in-depth coverage of major recent historical events, from 1900 to the present. The book includes informative entries on every country in the world, with maps and historical summaries, and has biographical profiles of major historical figures, political and military leaders, and leading thinkers who influenced events. Readers will find information on international organizations, treaties, religious and political movements, as well as key incidents, places, and battles. The third edition has been fully revised, updated and boasts a wealth of new material, web links that can be accessed via a special companion website (regularly updated to ensure accurate information), and useful tables including lists of office-holders for countries and winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.
+ Fully updated and revised: over 2,600 entries cover global events from 1900 right up to the present day
+ Includes entry-level web links, updated via a companion website to ensure that they remain contemporary
+ International coverage with detailed and up-to-date entries for every country in the world, now with extended sections on historical context
+ Subject entries on organizations, treaties, religious and political movements, as well as key incidents, places, and battles
+ Expanded biographical entries on political, cultural, and military leaders, and the thinkers who have influenced events
+ Useful tables including lists of office-holders for countries and organizations and winners of the Nobel Peace Prize
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