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Historic World Leaders
Call Number: Reference D412 .H57 1994 (5 volumes)
This five-volume biographical resource presents the lives, times, and significant contributions of social, political and religious leaders from earliest recorded times to the present - both the best-known and lesser-known figures.
Call Number: Stacks D842 .B46 1997
This unique study of 50 years of conflict and resolution allows readers to understand every important conflict from 1945 to 1995, and to trace recurring or related conflicts throughout this period. Concise, insightful summaries reveal the context, management, and aftermath of nearly 300 international conflicts. Introductory chapters synthesize common elements and issues across the decades and around the globe. Arranged chronologically, summaries of nearly 300 conflicts describe the history, circumstances, players, management, and outcome of each incident. Introductory chapters set out basic elements and issues in international conflict and conflict management and analyze the underlying issues, the countries involved, and the management techniques employed. Illustrated with diagrams and detailed maps of many of the most conflictridden areas of the world, the book contains an extensive list of references, organized by region, that directs the reader to additional information. A thorough index and extensive cross references allow the reader to identify and follow related conflicts.