Malta, has been visited and influenced over the centuries by many different peoples and cultures. The site of the oldest free-standing, man-made structures known to exist, Malta has been occupied by Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Arabs, Normans, the Knights of St. John, Swabians, Angevins, French, and British. Most recently, Malta has elected a new government replacing one that had been in office for many years, major improvements in infrastructure, a significant growth in population, the liberalization of laws permitting divorce and same-sex marriage.
This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Malta contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent resource for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Malta.
Uwe Jens Rudolf Berg is Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Management after a distinguished forty-year career at Luther College, is a native of Chicago and the first Fulbright lecturer posted to Malta. He established a bond between Malta and Luther College that continues today. He has taught German, accounting and international business courses at Luther College since 1971 and traveled extensively as a business consultant in Germany, France, Japan and China.