Search - List of Books by John Everett-Heath

John Everett-Heath is an author, former civil servant, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Everett-Heath was a military diplomat in Belgrade and, during his 13 years in the civil service, was concerned with Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. He has lived in Cameroun, Cyprus, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Oman, USA, and Yemen.

His publications include the Oxford University Press's Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names, and "Place names of the world: historical context, meanings and changes" in which he shares his view that:
Place names are a window onto the history and characteristics of a country


In 2007 Oxford University Press (OUP) was forced to suspend sale of, and pulp the remaining copies of, The Concise Dictionary, following complaints by local historians that comments made about Bangalore were wrong. The secretary to Karnataka's government department of Kannada and culture, I M Vittal Murthy, was quoted "We cannot tolerate the scant respect for Karnataka's history. We had written a letter ...asking them ...to withdraw the copies carrying wrong information,"
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Total Books: 8
Concise Dictionary of World Place-names
2005 - Concise Dictionary of World Place-names [Oxford Paperback Reference] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198605379
ISBN-10: 0198605374
Genre: Reference
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Place Names of the World Volume 1 Europe  Historical Context Meanings and Changes
2001 - Place Names of the World Volume 1 Europe Historical Context Meanings and Changes [Place Names of the World] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781561593002
ISBN-10: 1561593001
Genres: History, Reference, Travel, Nonfiction
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Place Names of the World
2000 - Place Names of the World (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780333777596
ISBN-10: 033377759X
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Soviet Helicopters
1983 - Soviet Helicopters (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780710602596
ISBN-10: 0710602596
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British Military Helicopters
British Military Helicopters (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780853688051
ISBN-10: 0853688052
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Soviet Helicopters Design Development and Tactics
Soviet Helicopters Design Development and Tactics (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780867206623
ISBN-10: 0867206624
Genre: History
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Helicopters in Combat The First Fifty Years
Helicopters in Combat the First Fifty Years (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781854090669
ISBN-10: 1854090666
Genres: History, Engineering & Transportation
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