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Published: 14 May 2015

752 Pages


ISBN: 9780199685691

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A Dictionary of World History

Third Edition

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Fully revised and updated history dictionary, containing over 4,000 clear, concise, and accessible entries
  • Includes biographies of key figures in world history, from Alexander the Great to Pope Francis, Elizabeth I to Nelson Mandela
  • International coverage: detailed entries for every country in the world
  • In-depth entries on religious and political movements, international organizations, and key battles and their after-effects
  • Detailed maps covering events and topics such as Black Death, the American War of Independence, and the Ottoman Empire
  • Entry-level web links listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website

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