Dictionary of Wars

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Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999 - History - 614 pages
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Dictionary of Wars, highly praised in its first edition (1986), has now been published in a completely revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition.

The Dictionary provides summaries of all notable wars from earliest recorded history to the present day. It affords the general reader and student with quick, useful, and accurate information - the who, where, when, what, why and how on the more than 1,800 recorded wars in human history from 2000 BC to the present. Completely updated, the Second Edition includes an additional 70 entries - on such major events as the Gulf War, the invasions of Panama and Haiti, and the Bosnian crisis.

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About the author (1999)

George Childs Kohn has written or edited numerous reference works, including The Dictionary of Historic Documents, The Encyclopedia of Plague and Pestilence, and The Dictionary of Wars (all for Facts On File). He lives in Madison, CT.

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