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Worldmark Chronology of the Nations: Americas (Worldmark Chronologies)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0787605239, 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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