This reference book looks at the personalities, events and ideas of the period 1789 to 1945. While the main emphasis is on British affairs and on political topics, this dictionary also records trends in the history of all the major regions of the world including sections on the USA, Russia, Australia and Canada. The entries are arranged in alphabetical order and are in an essay form - ranging in length. There are entries on economic, social, religious and scientific developments and explanations are given for some of the famous descriptive phrases of the period.
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Book Description Puffin, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140511253