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Dictionary of historic documents / George Childs Kohn ; foreword by Leonard Latkovski
Bib ID 2446971
Format BookBook
Edition Rev. ed. 
Description New York : Facts on File, 2003 
viii, 645 p. ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 0816047723 (acid-free paper) (alkaline paper)
Summary

"Still the only reference of its kind, Dictionary of Historic Documents, Revised Edition provides basic factual information about more than 2,400 significant documents in world history. Included are key acts, constitutions, proclamations, treaties, bills, laws, agreements, and speeches, among others, from ancient codes, such as Hammurabi's Code, to modern agreements and speeches, such as the Kyoto Protocol or President George W. Bush's "Freedom and Fear Are at War" speech." "Arranged in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format, each entry includes a concise summary describing the principal details of the document, its significance and historical context, as well as primary or secondary sources for further reference. Cross-references, a list of entries by category, a timetable of documents, an extensive bibliography, and an index make the information readily accessible. This edition features more than 100 new entries."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects History -- Sources -- Dictionaries.

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