The Hamlyn Dictionary Of Twentieth Century History book

The Hamlyn Dictionary Of Twentieth Century 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.