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Historical Dictionary Of Angola

Author : Martin W. James
ISBN : 0810865602
Genre : History
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This New Edition, features a detailed chronology of the significant events that have taken place throughout the centuries; an extensive list of acronyms and abbreviations, in both English and Portuguese; maps; and an introductory essay that explains the richness of the land; its early history; and the current political, social, and economic conditions of its people. The more than 500 dictionary entries profile the significant persons, places, and events, as well as the political institutions and the economic and social achievements that are important to understanding Angola's history. For additional information, three appendices provide the name changes of places in Angola, the portfolios of the government, and an overview of Angola's oil production. The comprehensive bibliography concludes and complements this work with a selection of older works, and an emphasis on newer works written after 1990, as well as a useful selection of Internet sources, private sources, newspapers, and journals.

Historical Dictionary Of Angola

Author : W. Martin James
ISBN : 9781538111239
Genre : History
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This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Angola contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Historical Dictionary Of Angola

Author : Phyllis Martin
ISBN : UOM:39015032386875
Genre : History
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Historical Dictionary Of Women In Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Kathleen E. Sheldon
ISBN : 0810853310
Genre : Social Science
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The core of the dictionary is the formal entries on nearly 700 topics, individuals, organizations, events, and publications. The book opens with an essay on African women's history, and includes a chronology of African women's history, a list of acronyms, and a country index to facilitate finding entries on particular topics. There is also a bibliography of nearly 2,000 citations that is organized first into historical periods and then into twenty topical categories including art, education, health, human rights, literature, marriage, slavery, and urbanization.

Historical Dictionary Of Angola

Author : Susan Herlin Broadhead
ISBN : STANFORD:36105001713408
Genre : History
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Although this Dictionary builds on Phyllis Martin's excellent first edition (Scarecrow, 1980), it is in many respects a new edition, reorganized, expanded, and updated. Includes a comprehensive introduction to the history of Angola; a detailed chronology, double-page maps and charts. ... extremely useful.... Greatly expanded and revised... reflecting the profound changes which have affected Angola... an invaluable introduction and guide.... --Jill R. Dias, JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORY ... useful introduction, good maps, currency.... copious cross-references, and an excellent bibliography. --ARBA

Historical Dictionary Of The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Author : Emizet Francois Kisangani
ISBN : 0810863251
Genre : History
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The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo looks back at the nearly 48 years of independence, over a century of colonial rule, and even earlier kingdoms and groups that shared the territory. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on civil wars, mutinies, notable people, places, events, and cultural practices.

Historical Dictionary Of Western Sahara

Author : Anthony G. Pazzanita
ISBN : UOM:39015032974456
Genre : History
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Includes the UN referendum effort and recent political changes in neighboring Morocco, Mauritania, and Algeria and providing a wealth of historical, sociological, economic, and political information.

The Peoples Of Africa

Author : James Stuart Olson
ISBN : 0313279187
Genre : History
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A unique reference guide to the thousands of individual ethnic groups that make up the social and cultural landscape of contemporary Africa.

Historical Dictionary Of Namibia

Author : Victor L. Tonchi
ISBN : 9780810879904
Genre : History
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The Historical Dictionary of Namibia covers the history of Namibia through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Namibia.

Angola

Author : Inge Tvedten
ISBN : 9780429970801
Genre : Political Science
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