Who's who in Modern History: From 1860 to the Present Day

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Psychology Press, 2002 - 363 Seiten
A unique reference book which examines those individuals who have shaped the political world since 1860.Who's Who in Modern History is a unique reference book which examines those individuals who have shaped the political world since 1860. Coverage is truly global, including the most important figures in Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Africa and Australasia.It provides:* an easy-to-use A-Z layout* authoritative, detailed biographies of the most important figures since 1860, from Clemenceau and Chief Buthelezi to King Fahd and Benazir Bhutto* bibliographical references for each entry, to aid further research* extensive cross-referencing* an essential guide for students, researchers and the general reader alike.

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The fourteenth century
1
Fifteenthcentury poetry and prose
19
The early sixteenth century
31
Elizabethan drama
40
Jacobean drama
64
Elizabethan poetry
81
Metaphysical and Cavalier poetry
95
Elizabethan and seventeenthcentury prose
111
The age of Johnson
181
The eighteenthcentury novel
201
The close of the eighteenth century
217
Wordsworth and the Romantics
231
Scott and contemporary novelists
255
Victorian poetry
270
The Victorian novel
301
Twentiethcentury drama
331

Milton to Dryden
125
Restoration drama
137
Origins of the novel
151
The age of Swift and Pope
160
Twentiethcentury poetry
353
The twentiethcentury novel
383
Index
447
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Alan Palmer is a world-respected authority on modern history. He is the author of over thirty books on the subject, including The Penguin Dictionary of Twentieth-Century History (5th edition, 1999), The Dictionary of the British Empire and Commonwealth (1996) and An Encyclopedia of Napoleon's Europe (1998).

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