What Happened Where: A Guide to Places and Events in Twentieth-Century History
What happened at My Lai? Panmunjon? The Bay of Pigs? Sharpeville? Bhopal? Where is the Sudetenland? Jutland? The 38th Parallel? Yalta? The Gaza Strip? Very often historical events are linked with location and place. This source book for teacher and student provides informative entries on the many hundreds of places of major historical significance in the 20th century. The entries are worldwide in scope, ranging from Auschwitz to Pearl Harbour, from Tiananmen Square to Entebbe. The work covers all major aspects of the history of the century from diplomatic crises Agadir to famous battles Anzio, Ypres, from world conferences Bretton Woods, Tehran to scandals Chappaquiddick, from massacres Soweto to assassinations Sarajevo, Dallas. This is a guide book for the study of modern history and provides interesting reading.
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Cook, a British political historian and author, and Bewes, a travel editor, have put together a guide to about 1000 places, arranged alphabetically, notable for some event that happened there in the ... Read full review