The Historical Dictionary Of World Political Geography by C. Ramirez-FariaThe Historical Dictionary Of World Political Geography by C. Ramirez-Faria

The Historical Dictionary Of World Political Geography

byC. Ramirez-Faria

Hardcover | April 6, 2001

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In dictionary form, an almanac of world history taking the place name or territory as its starting point. It links the past to the present by geography, and lists every significant political entity in history. The text is an encyclopaedic guide to the history of nations, and each entry falls into one of the following categories: Extinct states and empires Provinces of extinct and existing states Ancient and modern regions Nomadic and semi-nomadic peoples and nations Modern states Entries for nomadic and semi-nomadic peoples are also included together with their origins and their effect on established political entities. A number of maps are included to illustrate politico-geographical change. This is a detailed text, listing changes in world events up to the current year and gives interesting insight into current areas of conflict like the Balkans.
DR CARLOS RAMIREZ-FARIA studied in Columbia College, the University ofParis, and the University of London. He is the author ofThe Origins ofEconomic Inequality between Nations, a critical review of theories ofdevelopment and underdevelopment. He is currently at work on a series ofinternational regional histories, on South East Asia and...
Title:The Historical Dictionary Of World Political GeographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:447 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 2.49 inPublished:April 6, 2001Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333781775

ISBN - 13:9780333781777

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Table of Contents

Introduction Dictionary Predominant World Political Influences and their Durations Provinces and Regions Basic Glossary of Political Terms Index of Chronologies and Maps General Index