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Historical dictionary of Libya, 4th ed.


Historical dictionary of Libya, 4th ed.

St. John, Ronald Bruce.

Scarecrow Pr.


403 pages



Historical dictionaries of Africa; no.100


This reference for scholars and general readers contains hundreds of cross-referenced entries on Libya's most significant events, places, and personalities. Coverage spans the centuries from the Arab conquest through the September Revolution in 1969 and the dominance of the Qaddafi regime. Supplemental materials include an editorial introduction, maps, a chronology, a glossary, and an extensive bibliography organized by subject. Independent scholar St. John is the author of several books and more than 100 articles and reviews on Libya.

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