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Twentieth Century World

Twentieth Century World Book
Author : Carter Vaughn Findley,John Alexander Rothney
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2011-01-01
ISBN : 0547218508
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In the exciting new Seventh Edition, Findley and Rothney's best-selling TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD thoroughly covers recent world history by focusing on themes of global interrelatedness, identity and difference, the rise of mass society, and technology versus nature. Outlined in the book's introduction, these themes help readers effectively place historical events in a larger context. Integrating the latest dramatic phases in world history, the Seventh Edition has been extensively revised and updated, especially the period since 1945. The two chapters on Superpowers, Europe, and the Cold War have been completely rewritten. The text also takes a more in-depth look at the economic growth of India and China, recent developments of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the impact of the global financial crash, the latest in the war on terror, new international environmental initiatives, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Twentieth Century World 1914 to the Present

The Twentieth Century World  1914 to the Present Book
Author : John C. Corbally
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2018-10-04
ISBN : 1474297943
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Twentieth-Century World, 1914 to the Present introduces students to five distinct historical themes in 20th century history - politics, economics, religion, technology and the environment. Each of these themes is set in a social and cultural history framework that emphasizes the commonalities and diversity in human experiences throughout the recent era. This is a genuinely global textbook that takes a non-nationalistic approach to history and attempts to avoid marginalising the role of non-western actors and societies. John Corbally explores the connections, interactions and exploitations of global resources and peoples that were part and parcel of 20th-century history. Economically, the book shows how people were connected by the spread of global capitalism and communism. It explores the spread of traditional religions and philosophies all over the globe, as well as looking at secular challenges. It also considers how technology reached further into people's lives. Ideal for undergraduate level students of 20th-century history, this is a book that offers a balanced, multi-perspective approach to recent global history, helping the 21st-century student understand today's world and interrogate commonly held assumptions about its history.

The Twentieth century World

The Twentieth century World Book
Author : William R. Keylor
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780195136814
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This highly successful text offers a narrative account of twentieth-century international history with extensive coverage given to the United States, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The book uses a distinctive analytical framework in order to examine the evolving relations between the major world powers throughout the last century. Now in its fourth edition, The Twentieth-Century World has been thoroughly updated to reflect the full span of the twentieth century up through the year 2000. Keylor expands his coverage of such recent events as the Middle East peace process, NATO expansion, negotiations for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and the war in Chechnya. This new edition includes a completely up-to-date bibliographical essay and 27 maps for ease of reference. Its clear and concise style make The Twentieth-Century World an essential text for courses on twentieth-century international history.

The Twentieth century World and Beyond

The Twentieth century World and Beyond Book
Author : William R. Keylor
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9780199736348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond: An International History since 1900 explores the history of modern relations between the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The book's unique analytical framework--which focuses on the relationships between and among countries rather than on individual histories--helps students easily examine how the nations of the world have interacted since the beginning of the last century. The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond, Sixth Edition, is ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses in twentieth-century world history, and courses in international relations and international studies.

The Twentieth century World

The Twentieth century World Book
Author : William R. Keylor,Professor of History and International Relatons William R Keylor
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2001
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Twentieth-Century World is a narrative account of twentieth-century world history, with extensive coverage given to the US, Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The book uses a distinctive analytical framework in order to examine the rivalries between major world nations. The forth edition has been thoroughly updated, to take the narrative all the way through the end of the twentieth century, Keylor has expanded the book's coverage of very recent events such as the Middle East peace process, NATO expansion, negotiations for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and the war in Chechnya. The book includes 27 maps for ease of reference. With its up-to-date bibliography and its clear, concise style, the book is perfect for undergraduate classes on twentieth-century world history.

Who s who in Twentieth century World Poetry

Who s who in Twentieth century World Poetry Book
Author : Mark Willhardt,Alan Michael Parker
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780415163569
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Contains profiles and critical analysis of the works for over nine hundred twentieth century poets.

Twentieth century World History

Twentieth century World History Book
Author : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2006-12-01
ISBN : 9780495095927
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Duiker's comprehensive, balanced history of the world in the twentieth century provides you with context for interpreting the events that you hear about in the news each day. You'll view history from the broader global perspective, while at the same time gaining insight into the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. And to ensure that you'll have a well-rounded understanding of the most decisive moments in recent times, Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history into a smoothly written narrative. What's more, the text includes a special insert that guides you in using the text's many detailed maps, which help you make important connections between geography and the turn of historic events; timelines that highlight and contrast different cultures and nations, thus giving you an "at-a-glance," holistic perspective on eras and their defining events; photos from William Duiker's own collection that giving you a closer, more personal look at the world we live in; and primary-source documents that illustrate and clarify key points.

Re discovering the Twentieth Century World

Re discovering the Twentieth Century World Book
Author : Colin Shephard,Keith Shephard
Publisher : Hodder Murray
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780719585494
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Designed for middle-secondary students of history, this comprehensive text covers world history from 1900. Thematerial is highly usable in mixed ability teaching, whilst retaining an emphasis on challenging students to think deeply. Thematerial is highly usable in mixed ability teaching, whilst retaining an emphasis on challenging students to think deeply.

A History of the World in the Twentieth Century

A History of the World in the Twentieth Century Book
Author : J. A. S. Grenville
Publisher : Belknap Press
Release : 1997-01-01
ISBN : 9780674399617
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THIS EDITION HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEWER TWO-VOLUME PAPERBACK EDITION This now classic history of the world in our century has been updated and expanded to take the history almost to the end of our century. It is being published in paperback in two compact volumes, divided at the time of the Cold War. Volume I covers the years 1900 to 1947 while volume II extends from 1945 to 1996. Grenville has also updated the references and index, and has provided new prefatory material. All illustrations and maps have been retained.