Historical Dictionary Of Thailand

Author: May Kyi Win
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810865327
Size: 13,61 MB
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The second edition, which first provides an overview of the country in the introduction, traces the long and complicated history in the chronology and goes into much greater detail in the dictionary. Offering 64 new entries, as well as updates and revisions to older ones, the dictionary presents important persons, places, institutions, and more in an easily accessible resource. Significant recent events are discussed including the 1997-98 Thai economic crisis and its effects, reforms of the national government, and the growth in political roles of both businessman and other middle class members. In addition, the book updates basic information relative to population growth, urbanization, and industrialization of the economy. All this is topped off by a solid bibliography making this an essential reference tool.

Historical Dictionary Of Thailand

Author: Gerald W. Fry
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081087525X
Size: 19,23 MB
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The Historical Dictionary of Thailand, Third Edition covers the history of Thailand 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 Thailand.

Historical Dictionary Of East Timor

Author: Geoffrey C. Gunn
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810875180
Size: 20,36 MB
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The history of East Timor is related in this book through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of East Timor history from the earliest times to the present.

Historical Dictionary Of Singapore

Author: Justin Corfield
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810873872
Size: 12,36 MB
Format: PDF
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The Historical Dictionary of Singapore relates this history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, events, places, organizations, and other aspects of Singapore history from the earliest times to the present.

Historical Dictionary Of Turkmenistan

Author: Rafis Abazov
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810853621
Size: 14,99 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Historical Dictionary of Turkmenistan, the first comprehensive reference book in English, provides a concise overview of the historical development of Turkmenistan. The introduction and chronology outline Turkmen history, with a focus on the 20th century; political and economic development; ethnic policies; and nation building. The dictionary consists of approximately 300 entries and is cross-referenced for easy use by international consultants, NGO activists, policymakers, scholars, and students. The substantial bibliography helps readers find materials and resources in specialized subject areas.

Historical Dictionary Of Laos

Author: Martin Stuart-Fox
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810864118
Size: 19,25 MB
Format: PDF
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The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Laos-through its chronology, introductory essay, appendixes, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects-traces Laos' history and provides a compass for the direction the country is heading.

Historical Dictionary Of Vietnam

Author: Bruce M. Lockhart
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081086505X
Size: 17,25 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'This [second] edition has been thoroughly revised and updated...entries expertly cover the entire sweep of Vietnamese history and culture...the bibliography is quite extensive and impressive...a scholarly and valuable reference book.' _American Reference Books Annual

Historical Dictionary Of New Zealand

Author: William Keith Jackson
Editor:
ISBN:
Size: 17,16 MB
Format: PDF
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"This second edition of Historical Dictionary of New Zealand describes the many changes of the past decade while building on the solid foundations of a first edition that examined the country's long and lively history. It covers everything from relations between the Pakeha and the Maori to the country's environmental policies. The introduction provides a good starting point, and the chronology traces New Zealand's history from the earliest settlers to the present. The dictionary includes hundreds of entries on important people, places, events, and institutions, as well as significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, and the bibliography points to further reading."--BOOK JACKET.

Walford S Guide To Reference Material Social And Historical Sciences Philosophy And Religion

Author: Albert John Walford
Editor: London : Library Association Pub.
ISBN:
Size: 19,43 MB
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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: philosophy and psychology; religion; social sciences, sociology, statistics, politics, economics, labour and employment; land and property, business organizations, finance and banking, and economic surveys; economic policies and controls, trade and commerce, business and management, and law; public administration, social services and welfare, education, customs and traditions; geography; biography; and history.