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A Dictionary of World History
This wide-ranging dictionary contains a wealth of information on all aspects of history, from prehistory right up to the present day. Over 4,000 clear, concise entries include biographies of key figures in world history, separate entries for every country in the world (summarising key historical events), and subject entries on religious and political movements, internation ...more
Paperback, 712 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 2000)
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This is an excellent reference book to have. I learned a great deal reading random entries. I am choosing to place this on the read shelf as it is a reference book as compared to a novel. I don't feel I will ever be truely done reading this as I will be going back to it again and again to lead me off in different directions about various subject on world history.