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General and Old World History

his' to rE, n. (1) the branch of knowledge dealing with past events; (2) a systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, etc.; (3) the record of past events; (4) a past notable for its important events

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Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe
Local Official Name Republica Democratica de São Tomé e Principe. Origin of Name Saint Thomas the Apostle and the Prince of Portugal. Area 372 sq mi. Population 194,006. Capital São Tomé. Independence from Portugal Achieved July 12, 1975.
News from Lebanon 1978
News from Lebanon in 1978
Lebanon's already slow recovery from the civil war of 1975-77 was interrupted by an Israeli invasion of the southern part of the nation in March and heavy fighting between the Syrian-backed Arab Deterrent Force (ADF) and Lebanese rightists in September-October.
CONTENTS
General History
General History
including World War I and World War II

Arab World (General)
Arab World (General)
the nations of North Africa and the Middle East where Arabic is the principal language

Great Britain
British Isles
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Central Europe
Central Europe
Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Slovakia

France, Andorra, Monaco
France, Andorra, Monaco

Germany
Germany

Greece
Greece

Italy
Italy
including Ancient Rome and the Roman Empire, Malta, San Marino, and Vatican City

Low Countries
Low Countries
Belgium, Luxembourg

Netherlands
Netherlands
Local Name Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Total Area 15,892 sq mi. Population 16,947,504. Capital Amsterdam.

Eastern Russia
Eastern Europe
Poland, Russia, former Soviet Republics

Northern Europe
Northern Europe
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Spain
Spain
Local Name Reino de España. Area 194,885 sq mi. Population 48,146,134. Capital Madrid.

Portugal
Portugal
Local Name República Portuguesa. Area 35,553 sq mi. Population 10,799,270. Capital Lisbon.

Switzerland
Switzerland
Local Names Schweiz (German), Suisse (French), Svizzera (Italian). Area 15,941 sq mi. Population 7.8 million. Capital Bern.

Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Asia
Asia

Africa
Africa
a continent south of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans

Australia and Oceania
Australia and Oceania
Australia, New Zealand, Pacific island nations and groups

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