Selected references
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Selected references*


D. S. Bell, D. Johnson and P. Morris (eds), Biographical Dictionary of French Political Leaders since 1870 (New York and London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990).

A. Briggs and P. Clavin, Modern Europe 1789–1989 (London and New York: Longman, 1997).

D. Butler and G. Butler, British Political Facts, 1900–1994 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 7th edn, 1994).

D. Butler and G. Butler, Twentieth Century British Political Facts 1900–2000 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 8th edn, 2000).

C. Cook and J. Paxton, European Political Facts, 1918–1990 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 3rd edn, 1992).

C. Cook and J. Stevenson, The Longman Handbook of Modern European History 1763–1985 (London and New York: Longman, 1987).

C. Cook and J. Stevenson, The Longman Handbook of the Modern World: International History and Politics since 1945 (Harlow: Longman, 1998).

A. J. Day (ed.), Directory of European Union Political Parties (London: John Harper, 2000).

D. Dinan (ed.), Encyclopedia of the European Union (Basingstoke: Macmillan, updated edn, 2000).

Electoral Studies (Guildford: Butterworths, Vols 15 (1996) to 21 (2002)).

European Commission, Glossary: Institutions, Policies and Enlargement of the European Union (Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2000).

M. Gilbert, A History of the Twentieth Century. Volume III, 1952–1999: Challenge to Civilisation (London: Harper Collins, 1999).

M. Howard and W. R. Louis (eds), The Oxford History of the Twentieth Century (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1998).

R. S. Katz and P. Mair (eds), Party Organizations: A Data Handbook on Party Organizations in Western Democracies, 1960–1990 (London: Sage, 1992).

Keesing’s Record of World Events (Harlow: Longman, Vols 1 (1931 to 48 (2002)). (Titled Keesing’s Contemporary Archives until 1986.)

P. Legrain (ed.), Le Dictionnaire des Belges (Brussels: Paul Legrain, 1981).

I. McLean, Oxford Concise Dictionary of Politics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996).

F. Nicholson (ed.), Political and Economic Encyclopaedia of Western Europe (Harlow: Longman, for Cambridge International Reference on Current Affairs (CIRCA) Ltd, 1990).

W. Nicoll and T. Salmon, Understanding the European Union (Harlow: Longman, 2001).

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Main Economic Indicators (Paris: OECD, January 2002).

J. Palmowski, Dictionary of Twentieth Century World History (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1997).

M. Parry, Chambers Biographical Dictionary (Edinburgh: Chambers, 6th edn, 1997).

A. Roney, EC/EU Fact Book. A Complete Guide (London: Kogan Page, 6th edn, 2000). The Europa World Yearbook 2001 (London, Europa Publications Ltd, 12th edn, 2000). The International Who’s Who 2001 (London, Europa Publications Ltd, 64th edn, 2001). The International Who’s Who 2002 (London, Europa Publications Ltd, 65th edn, 2002).

B. Turner (ed.), The Statesman’s Yearbook 2001. The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000).

D. W. Urwin, A Dictionary of European History and Politics, 1945–1995 (London: Longman, 1996).

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Internet sources Malta) (National Statistical Service of Greece)

*This listing has been selected from the sources used in preparing this book. The titles have been chosen as those most likely to help students who wish to pursue a specific interest or field of research. Whereas the listing gives the most recent edition available at the time of writing, students should note that earlier editions are often an invaluable source of historical material.

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