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Author Brezianu, Andrei.

Title Historical dictionary of Moldova / Andrei Brezianu, Vlad Spânu
Edition Second edition
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (1, 444 pages) : maps
Series Historical dictionaries of Europe ; 52
Historical dictionaries of Europe ; no. 52
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Editor's Foreword Jon Woronoff; Preface; Acknowledgments; Reader's Note; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Maps; Chronology; Introduction; THE DICTIONARY; Appendix A: Chairpersons of Moldova's Legislative Bodies; Appendix B: Presidents of Moldova; Appendix C: Prime Ministers of Moldova; Bibliography; About the Authors
Summary The Republic of Moldova claims a European lineage reaching back in time long before its 14th century accession to statehood. In the 15th century, it managed against all odds to avoid being conquered by Islam and_albeit an intermittent vassal after 1485_it maintained its autonomy and was never turned into a province of the Ottoman Empire. After this period, however, Moldova would not be so fortunate, as it altered between Russian, Romanian, and Soviet control until it finally gained its independence in 1991 from the Soviet Union. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Moldova, throu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-441)
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Subject Moldova -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
History.
Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Spânu, Vlad, 1962-
ISBN 0810864460 (electronic bk.)
9780810864467 (electronic bk.)