Description - What Happened Where by Chris Cook
What happened at My Lai? Panmunjon? The Bay of Pigs? Sharpeville? Bhopal? Where is the Sudetenland? Jutland? The 38th Parallel? Yalta? The Gaza Strip? Very often historical events are linked with location and place. This source book for teacher and student provides informative entries on the many hundreds of places of major historical significance in the 20th century. The entries are worldwide in scope, ranging from Auschwitz to Pearl Harbour, from Tiananmen Square to Entebbe. The work covers all major aspects of the history of the century from diplomatic crises (Agadir) to famous battles (Anzio, Ypres), from world conferences (Bretton Woods, Tehran) to scandals (Chappaquiddick), from massacres (Soweto) to assassinations (Sarajevo, Dallas). This is a guide book for the study of modern history and provides interesting reading.
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(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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