Dictionary of World History
|Format:||Hardback, 992 pages, 3rd Revised edition Edition|
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 19 September 2005|
With over 7,500 entries, the new third edition of the Chambers Dictionary of World History is the most substantial single-volume historical dictionary available. Its comprehensive coverage includes wars, treaties, plots and political movements, along with nations of the world, international organizations and biographies of key figures. Entries are arranged alphabetically, with a clear and helpful system of cross-references that makes the book ideal for browsing and highlights connections between individuals, ideas and events.
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This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations.
Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble(R) and crosswords.
|Dimensions: ||25.0 x 16.0 x 6.0 centimeters (1.91 kg)|