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Historical Dictionary of Belarus

Historical Dictionary of Belarus

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Belarus is one of fifteen successor states of the former Soviet Union. It's the only post-Soviet state that is in full of control of its territory and has no territorial conflicts with its neighbors. It's squeezed between Russia and the European Union. Belarus had never been an independent nation prior to the Soviet Union's disintegration and its identity is still evolving.

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Belarus contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Belarus.

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ISBN-13: 9781538117057
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Europe Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 476
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.61(d)

About the Author

Grigory Ioffe is a professor in the Geospatial Science program at Radford University. He is the author of Understanding Belarus and How Western Foreign Policy Misses the Mark (2008) and of Reassessing Lukashenka: Belarus in Geopolitical and Cultural Context (2014). He has also published several peer-refereed articles and a couple hundred essays about Belarus for the Eurasia Daily Monitor, the flagship publication of the Jamestown Foundation.

Vitali Silitski directed the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies. He was a civil activist and a blogger. He co-authored the last edition of Historical Dictionary of Belarus, Second Edition (2007). He passed away at the age of 38 from kidney cancer.

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword (Jon Woronoff)
Reader's Note
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix: Rulers of Belarus
About the Authors

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