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The Korean War

Author : Paul Edwards
ISBN : 9780810866089
Genre : History
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This historical dictionary of the Korean War is designed to provide brief but helpful information about all aspects of the war, including units involved, the United Nations, political and military actions, significant sites and operations, and weapons use

Historical Dictionary Of The Korean War

Author : Paul M. Edwards
ISBN : 081087461X
Genre : History
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Korean War offers a clear and concise, but inclusive, account of the major events, operations, and individuals involved in the Korean War. It covers the war in terms of people, places, events, and analysis, as well as carefully collected statistical and factual information about units, commanders, and casualties, for both the United Nations and its Communist adversaries.

Historical Dictionary Of The War Of 1812

Author : Robert Malcomson
ISBN : 0810865165
Genre : History
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The War of 1812 was an extremely complicated war motivated by British seizures of American vessels and goods, American desire to expand into Canada, and impressment of American sailors into the British Navy. However, these are merely the immediate causes. To fully understand the War of 1812, one must delve deeper into history. This book does just that, as it covers the period leading up to the war (1803-1812) and the events of the war itself (1812-1815) through the use of a dictionary consisting of more than 1,400 cross-referenced entries covering descriptions of engagements, ships, weaponry, the compositions of regiments, significant political and military figures, and a full list of key places, issues and terms. Also included are 21 photographs, 6 maps, a chronology of events, an introductory essay, and a comprehensive bibliography, subdivided by topic and fully annotated.

Historical Dictionary Of The French Revolution

Author : Paul R. Hanson
ISBN : 0810850524
Genre : History
File Size : 57. 28 MB
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The French Revolution remains the most examined event, or period, in world history. Most historians would argue that it was the first "modern" revolution, an event so momentous that it changed the very meaning of the word revolution to its modern sense of connoting a political and or social upheaval that marks a decisive break with the past, one that moves a society in a forward or progressive direction. No revolution has occurred since 1789 without making reference to this first revolution, and most have been measured against it. When revolution shook the foundations of the Old Regime in France, shock waves reverberated throughout the western world. Historical Dictionary of the French Revolution examines the causes and origins, the roles of significant and often colorful persons, crucial events and turning points, significant institutions and organizations, and the economic, social, and intellectual factors involved in the revolution. An introductory essay, chronology, and comprehensive bibliography complement the more than 400 dictionary entries, making this a great resource for students and history enthusiasts alike."

Historical Dictionary Of The Civil War

Author : Terry L. Jones
ISBN : 9780810879539
Genre : History
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The Civil War was the most traumatic event in American history, pitting Americans against one another, rending the national fabric, leaving death and devastation in its wake, and instilling an anger that has not entirely dissipated even to this day, 150 years later. This updated and expanded two-volume second edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Civil War relates the history of this war through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on persons, places, events, institutions, battles, and campaigns. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Civil War.

Recommended Reference Books For Small And Medium Sized Libraries And Media Centers 2004

Author : Martin Dillon
ISBN : 1591581680
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology

Historical Dictionary Of The Russo Japanese War

Author : Rotem Kowner
ISBN : 9781442281844
Genre : History
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on the battles, weaponry, and major personalities of the war, but also various international events and conflicts that led to the war.

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ISBN : UOM:39015079402619
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The A To Z Of The Korean War

Author : Paul M. Edwards
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114128445
Genre : History
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This A to Z guide is prepared with both the student and interested lay reader in mind. Its purpose is to provide an overview of the Korean War through a timeline of events; an introduction that explains the place, its history, and the phases, costs, and consequences of the war; dictionary entries that summarize the significance of the persons, places, organizations, military operations, battles, weaponry, and other elements of the war; and a bibliography of accessible resources for further research. Photographs from the author's collection of live scenes from the war are also included.

American Reference Books Annual

Author : Bohdan S. Wynar
ISBN : UOM:39015066128086
Genre : Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

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