Dictionary of Historical Terms

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Gramercy Books, 1998 - Reference - 350 pages
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An invaluable and unique dictionary of historical terms that everyone, from student to speechwriter, will find indispensable. With over 2,000 intriguing entries of worldwide historical terms and phrases -- ranging in time from the early Dark Ages to the contemporary world -- this dictionary offers precise definitions as well as the language of origin for each term. 1,000 Years of World History is presented in an exceptionally

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With technical terms, such as "irrendentists" (national restoration), "Satyagraha" (passive resistance), and "Whiteboys" (rack renters). For a small book, it has a broad regional and temporal reach ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
23
Section 3
48
Section 4
91
Section 5
111
Section 6
126
Section 7
144
Section 8
159
Section 11
198
Section 12
212
Section 13
234
Section 14
242
Section 15
251
Section 16
274
Section 17
276
Section 18
288

Section 9
185
Section 10
190
Section 19
312
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About the author (1998)

Chris Cook is head of the Modern Archives Unit at the London School of Economics. He is the author, editor, and/or compiler of many previous international political reference books, including Facts on File's Asian Political Almanac and The Making of Modern Africa. He lives in the U.K.

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