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Chambers Dictionary of World History

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Publisher Comments:

This new edition of the Dictionary of World History (formerly published under the Larousse imprint), contains within a single volume comprehensive coverage of the key figures and events of world history. Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent world events, this new edition includes even more information on all aspects of history, and boasts an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000 AD. Together with hundreds of new entries, the book features over 60 short essays covering themes of particular historical interest, essential history before 1000 AD, and concise coverage of the nations of the world in their historical settings. Key topics presented in clear, concise language. Straightforward, easy-to-use A-Z listing of over 7500 entries. 36 specially commissioned maps supplement the text. Over 40 tables and over 25 family trees list the members of important dynasties and monarchies. Cross-references.

Synopsis:

Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent world events, this new edition includes even more information on all aspects of history and boasts an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000 AD. Includes 60 short essays covering themes of particular interest.

Synopsis:

With many entries and an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000, "The Chambers Dictionary of World History" is a straightforward reference that features an easy-to-use A-Z listing of over 7,500 entries.

About the Author

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® and crosswords.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780550130006
Editor:
Editors of Chambers
Editor:
Lenman, Bruce
Editor:
Editors of Chambers
Editor:
Lenman, Bruce
Editor:
Editors of Chambers
Author:
Editors of Chambers
Publisher:
Chambers
Location:
Edinburgh
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
11326
Publication Date:
20000915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
960
Dimensions:
0.0 x 0.0 x 0.0 in 4.16 lb

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Product details 960 pages Larousse Kingfisher Chambers - English 9780550130006 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent world events, this new edition includes even more information on all aspects of history and boasts an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000 AD. Includes 60 short essays covering themes of particular interest.
"Synopsis" by , With many entries and an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000, "The Chambers Dictionary of World History" is a straightforward reference that features an easy-to-use A-Z listing of over 7,500 entries.
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