Are you studying twentieth-century history at school? This fully revised and updated Gem provides a dictionary to the key people, events and ideas of the 20th century, the ideal school mini-dictionary for all GSCE or Standard Grade pupils.
From the "Abdication crisis" to "Zionism", Basic Facts History provides over 1000 entries covering the most important individuals, countries, events and concepts of the twentieth century. Each entry describes and explains the significance of its subject in a clear and concise manner. A selection of diagrams and maps help to place entries in context.
This edition has been updated to the end of the twentieth century and redesigned in the new series style.