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Dictionary of wars

George C. Kohn

Dictionary of wars

by George C. Kohn

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Published by Facts on File in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementGeorge C. Kohn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25.A2 K63 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 586 p. ;
    Number of Pages586
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3500854M
    ISBN 100816010056
    LC Control Number82021112

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    Peter Martin, a graduate of the University of Illinois, is the author of numerous books, including the acclaimed biographies Samuel Johnson () and A Life of James Boswell (), and his latest book is The Dictionary Wars: The American Fight Over the English Language (). He has taught English literature in the United States and England. May 18,  · Historical dictionary of the Zulu wars User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Laband (Transvaal Rebellion) explores the chronology, figures, factions, military equipment, and battles comprising the year struggle for power among the Zulus, Boers, and British.

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Sep 06,  · This book covers about 2, wars spread over about 4, years and covered in pages. That means that each war can only get a short amount of space. All of World War II gets covered in about 5 pages.

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But what began as a cultural war of independence from Britain devolved into a battle among lexicographers, authors, scholars, and publishers, all vying for dictionary supremacy and /5(12). Dictionary of Wars, Third Edition contains detailed summaries of all notable wars from throughout history, spanning more than 4, years.

Completely 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.

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