Reference Guide to the Major Wars and Conflicts in History: Wars in the Contemporary World (1950 to Present)

Editor/Author Phillips, Charles and Axelrod, Alan
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-6359-8
Category: History - World history
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Wars in the Contemporary World (1950 to Present) covers wars from the Korean War (1950-1953) to ongoing wars in Syria, the Ukraine, and Libya, among others.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Achinese Rebellion
  • Afghan Civil War
  • al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen
  • Algerian-Moroccan War
  • Algerian War of Independence
  • Angolan Civil War
  • Angolan War for Independence
  • Argentine Revolt, 1951
  • Argentine Revolt, 1955
  • Argentine Revolts
  • B
  • Basque War for Independence
  • Bay of Pigs invasion
  • Boko Haram insurgent war
  • Bolivian guerrilla war
  • Bolivian National Revolution
  • Bolivian Revolt, 1971
  • Bosnian Civil War
  • Brazilian Revolt, 1964
  • Burundian Civil War, 1972
  • Burundian Civil War, 1993–2005
  • C
  • Cambodian civil war
  • Central African Republic conflict
  • Ceylonese Rebellion
  • Chadian Civil War
  • Chilean revolt
  • Colombian guerrilla war
  • Congolese Civil War
  • Costa Rican Rebellion
  • Cuban Revolution
  • Cultural Revolution in China
  • Cypriot War, 1963–1964
  • Cypriot War, 1974
  • D
  • Dirty War
  • Dominican Republic Civil War
  • Donbass War
  • E
  • Egyptian Revolution of 2011
  • Ethiopian-Eritrean Guerrilla War
  • Ethiopian-Somali Border War
  • F
  • Falklands/Malvinas War
  • First Congo War
  • First Libyan Civil War
  • First Sudanese Civil War
  • G
  • Guatemalan Revolution
  • Guinea-Bissauan War of Independence
  • Guyanan Rebellion of 1969
  • H
  • Heglig Crisis
  • Honduran guerrilla war
  • Houthi rebellion in Yemen
  • Hungarian revolt
  • I
  • Indo-Pakistani War, 1965
  • Indo-Pakistani War, 1971
  • Indonesian-Malaysian War
  • Indonesian War in East Timor
  • Indonesian Wars
  • Iran-Iraq War
  • Iranian Revolution
  • Iraq War
  • ISIS insurgency
  • J
  • Jordanian Civil War
  • July 26 uprising
  • K
  • Kampuchean Civil War
  • Kampuchean-Thai Border War
  • Kivu War
  • Korean War
  • Kurdish conflict with Iraq and Turkey
  • L
  • Laotian Civil War
  • Laotian Guerrilla War
  • Lebanese civil war
  • Lebanese civil war, 1958
  • Libyan-Egyptian War
  • M
  • Macedonian insurgency
  • Mau Mau uprising
  • Mexican Drug War
  • Mexican Revolt
  • Mozambican civil and guerrilla wars
  • Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO) insurgency
  • Mozambican War of Independence
  • N
  • Namibian War of Independence
  • Nicaraguan Civil War, 1978–1979
  • Nicaraguan civil war, 1982–1990
  • Nigerian-Biafran War
  • Nigerien Civil War
  • Northern Ireland Civil War
  • P
  • Pakistani Civil War
  • Palestinian guerrilla war
  • Paraguayan Revolt, 1954
  • Paraguayan Revolt, 1989
  • Paraguayan Uprisings
  • Peronist Revolts
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Peruvian guerrilla war
  • Philippine guerrilla wars
  • R
  • Rhodesian Civil War
  • Russian Federation annexation of Crimea
  • Rwandan Civil War
  • Rwandan genocide
  • S
  • Salvadoran Civil War
  • Second Congo War
  • Second Libyan Civil War
  • Second Sudanese Civil War
  • Shifta War
  • siege of the Sikh Golden Temple
  • Sino-Indian Border Dispute
  • Sino-Vietnamese War
  • Six-Day War
  • Soccer War
  • Somali Civil War
  • South Sudanese Civil War
  • South Yemen insurgency
  • Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia
  • Spanish Saharan War
  • Suez crisis
  • Syrian Civil War
  • T
  • Taliban conquest of Afghanistan
  • Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan
  • Tunisian civil conflict
  • Tunisian Revolution
  • Tupamaros’ reign of terror
  • U
  • U.S. invasion of Grenada
  • U.S. invasion of Panama
  • Ugandan Civil War
  • Ukrainian Revolution
  • United States’s War on Terrorism
  • uprising in Trinidad and Tobago
  • V
  • Venezuelan Revolt, 1958
  • Vietnam War
  • Vietnamese civil war
  • W
  • War in Darfur
  • Y
  • Yemenite Civil War, 1962–1970
  • Yemenite Civil War, 1986
  • Yemenite Revolution
  • Yemenite War
  • Yom Kippur War
  • Z
  • Zanzibar Rebellion
  • Support Materials
  • Chronology
  • Contributors and Reviewers
  • Selected Bibliography