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Description - Dictionary of Wars by George C. Kohn

This book presents an updated reference to notable wars throughout history. "Dictionary of Wars, Third Edition" contains detailed summaries of all notable wars throughout history, spanning more than 4,000 years. Updated and expanded, this volume is an authoritative source on the global conflicts, civil wars, mutinies, punitive expeditions, undeclared wars, rebellions, and revolutions that have occurred throughout the world. This edition contains new and updated entries, new illustrations, and new front and back matter. Facts are presented in a lively and engaging manner, and the scope of the book is truly impressive. Approximately 1,850 entries are extensively cross-referenced to help readers find the information they want. This book deals exclusively with military information, often specifying political, social, economic, and cultural influences on military operations. The new coverage includes: Battle of Granicus; Chechen Civil War of 1999-2002; Cote d'Ivoire Civil War of 2002; Fijian Rebellion of 2000; Haitian Uprising of 2000; Indonesian War in Aceh; Macedonian Civil War of 2001; Nepalese Insurgency of 1996; Nigerian Uprisings of 1999; Palestinian Uprising of 2000; U.S. invasion of Afghanistan; U. S. invasion of Iraq; Uzbekistan Uprising of 2005; and more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816065783
ISBN-10: 0816065780
Format: Paperback
Pages: 656
Imprint: Checkmark Books
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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