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09 March 2007

720 Pages | maps

ISBN: 9780192807007

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A Dictionary of World History

Second Edition

Edited by Edmund Wright and Jonathan Law

Oxford Paperback Reference

  • Fully revised and updated history dictionary, containing over 4,000 clear and concise entries
  • Biographies of key figures in world history, from Alexander the Great to George W. Bush, Elizabeth I to Nelson Mandela
  • International coverage, with detailed entries for every country in the world
  • Subject entries on religious and political movements, international organizations, and key battles and places
  • 25 detailed maps covering events and topics such as the Black Death, the Normandy Campaign, and the African slave trade