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Worldmark Chronology of the Nations: Asia (Worldmark Chronologies)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0787605247, Hardcover)Placing political, social, cultural and economic events in an integrated worldwide timeframe is a difficult task. The 4-vol. Worldmark Chronology of the Nations offers the perspective necessary to understand how people and events influence the evolution of nations. Offering comprehensive overviews and detailed timelines of 194 nations with coverage of political, economic, cultural and social history, Worldmark Chronology of the Nations is more than a simple timeline. It provides in-depth, cross-disciplinary essays, biographies, primary document excerpts, term definitions, bibliographies, further reading and much more. Entries profiling events, people and places range from 50 to 250 words, while overview essays on regions and nations run one to two pages. Along with appoximately 125 photographs and maps, each volume includes a graphical timeline that integrates the historical highlights from all countries, glossary, bibliographies for each country and an appendix of excerpts from primary documents. A subject index for each volume points researchers to terms, theories, practices, people, organizations and publications mentioned in the text.
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Profiles of nations categorized by continent analyze how political, social, cultural, and economic events in each country shape its development and future. This four-volume reference places political, social, cultural and economic events in an integrated worldwide timeframe that covers 192 nations. It contains about 7,200 entries arranged in geographic volumes - Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe. Each volume includes photographs and maps, a graphical timeline that integrates the historic highlights from all countries, a glossary, and bibliographies for each country, a subject index and an appendix of excerpts from primary documents. Although it focuses on the 20th century, it also covers events with far-reaching consequences from ancient history. Entries profiling events, persons and places range from 50 to 250 words, while overview essays on regions and nations run one to two pages.
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