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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

From 1900 to the Present (Dictionary of Contemporary World History)

by Jan Palmowski

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • World history,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • World - General,
  • Reference / General,
  • Reference,
  • 20th century,
  • Dictionaries,
  • History, Modern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages768
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146567M
    ISBN 100199295670
    ISBN 109780199295678

      Charles Clay Doyle is associate professor of English and linguistics, University of Georgia, and past president of the Western States Folklore Society. He lives in Athens, GA. Wolfgang Mieder is professor of German and folklore, University of Vermont. He is the author or editor of numerous books on proverbs and the founding editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of .   Compiled by an international team of contributors, area editors and general editors, The Cambridge Dictionary of Modern World History provides a much needed guide to the main global events, personalities and themes from the eighteenth century to the :

    A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium, William Duiker's text not only chronicles the key events in the revolutionary twentieth century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 5E, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the . What does contemporary mean? contemporary is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as Living or occurring at the same time., Belonging to or occurring in the present.

    About the Editor. Scott Michael Rank, Ph.D., is the editor of History on the Net and host of the History Unplugged podcast. A historian of the Ottoman Empire and modern Turkey, he is a publisher of popular history, a podcaster, and online course creator. contemporary definition: 1. existing or happening now: 2. belonging to the same or a stated period in the past: 3. someone. Learn more.


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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History This authoritative dictionary distinguishes itself by providing informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations and events that have shaped our history from to the present day.

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About the Author. William J. Duiker is liberal arts Professor Emeritus of East Asian studies at The Pennsylvania /5(28). A Dictionary of Contemporary World History: From to the Present (Oxford Dictionary of Contemporary World History (Cloth)) [Palmowski, Jan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History: From to the Present (Oxford Dictionary of Contemporary World History (Cloth))Format: Hardcover. In a world where we take for granted the ability to communicate instantly across vast distances and time, world history has come of age.

We increasingly reflect on history from a position which no longer privileges Europe or the West, and from a global perspective which ranges from the Pacific Rim to the Balkans, and from Latin America to the Middle East.

Define contemporary world. contemporary world synonyms, contemporary world pronunciation, contemporary world translation, English dictionary definition of contemporary world. Noun 1. contemporary world - the circumstances and ideas of the present age; "in modern times like these" modern times, modern world, present times times.

contemporary meaning: 1. existing or happening now: 2. belonging to the same or a stated period in the past: 3. someone. Learn more. The authoritative dictionary provides informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations, events, movements, and ideas that have shaped the world we live in.

Covering the period from to the present day, this fully revised and updated new edition presents a global perspective on recent history, with a wide range Author: Christopher Riches.

A Dictionary of Contemporary History: to the Present 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. Choice. Author Bios. Duncan Townson is a professional historian and is the author of the Penguin Dictionary of Modern History.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. A dictionary of contemporary world history by Jan Palmowski. Publication date Topics History, Modern -- 20th century -- Dictionaries Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : battle of World War II, in which German forces were defeated in their attempt to capture the city of Stalingrad in the Soviet Union. ) Battle of the Bulgen. a – battle in which Allied forces turned back the last major German offen-sive of World War II.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). The contemporary world is an ever-changing mix of social and political changes. While religious, political, and ethnic conflicts continue, we are currently living in one of the most peaceful eras in the history of the planet.

This book is a historical fiction gem based on real events. The premise is just so uniquely compelling, not to mention important. Esme grows up in the world of the Scriptorium, where lexicographers are piecing together the first Oxford Dictionary/5.

The noun CONTEMPORARY WORLD has 1 sense: 1. the circumstances and ideas of the present age. Familiarity information: CONTEMPORARY WORLD used as a noun is very rare. Dictionary entry details. • CONTEMPORARY WORLD (noun) The circumstances and ideas of the present age.

Classified under: Nouns denoting time and temporal relations. Books shelved as contemporary-history: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick. Cambridge Core - English Language and Linguistics: General Interest - The Cambridge World History of Lexicography - edited by John Considine.

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A dictionary is a listing of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, sometimes known as a lexicon. It is a lexicographical reference that. Contemporary definition is - marked by characteristics of the present period: modern, current. How to use contemporary in a sentence.

Did You Know. Synonym Discussion of contemporary. Contemporary history, in English-language historiography, is a subset of modern history that describes the historical period from approximately to the present. Contemporary history is either a subset of the late modern period, or it is one of the three major subsets of modern history, alongside the early modern period and the late modern period.

The term contemporary .History definition, the branch of knowledge dealing with past events. See more.This book covers the period from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of It is primarily a dictionary of political and economic history and of international relations and does not include entries on scientists, artists, musicians or literary figures, except for people (such as sakharov, solzhenitsyn) whose importance extends beyond their professional life.