Dictionary of Wars
George C. Kohn
Infobase Publishing, 2007 - History - 692 pages
Dictionary of Wars, Third Edition contains detailed summaries of all notable wars from throughout history, spanning more than 4,000 years. Completely updated and expanded, this volume is an authoritative source on the global conflicts, civil wars, mutinies, punitive expeditions, undeclared wars, rebellions, and revolutions that have occurred throughout the world. This edition contains new and updated entries, new illustrations, and new front and back matter. Facts are presented in a lively and engaging manner, and the scope of the book is truly impressive. Approximately 1,850 entries are extensively cross-referenced to help readers find the information they want. This book deals exclusively and concisely with military information, often specifying political, social, economic, and cultural influences on military operations. New coverage includes: Battle of Granicus; Chechen Civil War of 1999-2002; Cote d'Ivoire Civil War of 2002; Fijian Rebellion of 2000; Guinea-Bissauan Civil War of 1998-99; Haitian Uprising of 2000; Indonesian War in Aceh; Macedonian Civil War of 2001; Nepalese Insurgency of 1996; Nigerian Uprisings of 1999; Palestinian Uprising of 2000; Solomon Islands Insurrection of 1999-2003; U.S. invasion of Afghanistan; U.S. invasion of Iraq; and Uzbekistan Uprising of 2005.
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