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Author Minahan, James.

Title Miniature empires : a historical dictionary of the newly independent states / James Minahan.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.559 MINA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 340 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Armenia -- Azerbaijan -- Belarus -- Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Croatia -- Czech Republic -- Eritrea -- Estonia -- Ethiopia -- Georgia -- Kazakhstan -- Kyrgyzstan -- Latvia -- Lithuania -- Macedonia -- Moldova -- Namibia -- Russia -- Slovakia -- Slovenia -- Tajikistan -- Turkmenistan -- Ukraine -- Uzbekistan -- Yugoslavia.
Summary "This is the first reference work to address the post-Cold War nationalist resurgence by focusing on the nations within the new nation-states - both the core nationalities and the national minorities. Each article highlights the historical, political, social, and economic evolution of the new nations. The book provides detailed up-to-date information on nations that are emerging to claim a role in the post-Cold War world."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Former Soviet republics -- Dictionaries.
ISBN 0313306109 (alk. paper)