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European political facts of the twentieth century

Author: Chris Cook; John Paxton
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke ; New York : PALGRAVE, 2001.
Series: Historical and political facts (Palgrave (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"European Political Facts of the Twentieth Century gives details of the international organizations to which European countries have belonged or do belong. It names the Heads of State for the period concerned and gives information on each country's parliament, ministers, elections and parties. Justice is covered, as are defence and treaties. Dependencies of the leading European countries are listed and the present  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Cook; John Paxton
ISBN: 0333792033 9780333792032
OCLC Number: 44446743
Notes: Rev. ed. of: European political facts, 1900-1996. 4th ed. 1998.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 481 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: International Organizations --
The United Nations (UN) --
The League of Nations --
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) --
International Labour Organization (ILO) --
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) --
World Confederation of Labour (WCL) --
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) --
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) --
Western European Union (WEU) --
Council of Europe --
European Union (EU) --
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) --
Nordic Council --
Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) --
The Warsaw Pact --
Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (COMECON or CMEA) --
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) --
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD, BERD) --
Other European Organizations --
Heads of State --
Parliaments --
Ministers --
Elections --
Political Parties --
Justice --
Defence and Treaties --
Dependencies --
Population --
New Countries.
Series Title: Historical and political facts (Palgrave (Firm))
Responsibility: Chris Cook and John Paxton.

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A reference on Europe in the 20th century. Sections cover heads of state, elections, wars and treaties, among other topics. The end result (updated to 1 January 2000) provides a useful compendium for  Read more...
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'It would be necessary to consult long runs of many reference works to obtain the vast amount of information and statistics which is so clearly set out in this fascinating new compilation.' - Read more...

 
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