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Who's Who in Modern History

3rd Edition

By Alan Palmer


376 pages

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Paperback: 9780415118859
pub: 2001-09-27

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Who's Who in Modern History is a unique reference book which examines those individuals who have shaped the political world since 1860. Coverage is truly global, including the most important figures in Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Africa and Australasia.

It provides:

* an easy-to-use A-Z layout

* authoritative, detailed biographies of the most important figures since 1860, from Clemenceau and Chief Buthelezi to King Fahd and Benazir Bhutto

* bibliographical references for each entry, to aid further research

* extensive cross-referencing

* an essential guide for students, researchers and the general reader alike.

About the Author

Alan Palmer is a world-respected authority on modern history. He is the author of over thirty books on the subject, including The Penguin Dictionary of Twentieth-Century History (5th edition, 1999), The Dictionary of the British Empire and Commonwealth (1996) and An Encyclopedia of Napoleon's Europe (1998).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Reference
HISTORY / Modern / General
REFERENCE / Dictionaries