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World History Encyclopedia by In order to broaden our perspective and gain the deeper understanding necessary to function effectively in today's global arena, we need to focus on big picture trends and phenomenaaereligion and philosophy, science and technology, political organization, art and culture, population changes, environmental interactions, human migrationsaeacross many countries and regions, rather than dwelling on the dates and details of traditional country-based history. This is what study of world history in the 21st century requiresaeand what ABC-CLIO's World History Encyclopedia provides."
Publication Date: 2008
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography by
Publication Date: 2004
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000, from the ancient (explorer Pytheas of the 4th Century BC) to the modern (Princess Diana). For this new edition, all 36,000 lives from the first edition have been completely rewritten or revised-with over 13,500 new biographies added representing all historical periods and including 3,000 new entries on women.
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