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A Dictionary of Contemporary History: 1945 to the Present

A Dictionary of Contemporary History: 1945 to the Present

Duncan Townson

ISBN: 978-1-405-16579-2

Jan 2007, Wiley-Blackwell

464 pages

Description

This book is a concise guide to the ideas, events, people and movements that have shaped the world from the end of the Second World War to the present.
Introduction.

A-Z Entries

"Townson is recommended for the clarity and thoroughness of its entries." Choice
* More than 500 entries cover the background to significant events and decisions rather than simply describing them.
* International approach reflecting the interdependence and interrelations of world events and movements.
* Includes cross-referencing and guides to further reading.