3 edition of Twentieth World found in the catalog.
Carter Vaughn Findley
May 9, 2002
by Houghton Mifflin Company
Written in English
Fifth Edition And Geoquest
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"Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book World The history of the twentieth century is most often told through its world wars, the rise and fall of communism, or its economic upheavals. In his startling new book, J. R. McNeill gives us our first general account of what may prove to be 4/5(2). Offering a dazzling overview of a turbulent century, The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century explores the dramatic events and underlying trends that made the twentieth century the most transformative in human history. Despite two devastating World Wars and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased significantly alongside a four-fold leap in population, women's lives /5().
Who's Who in Twentieth Century World Poetry. Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in Book Condition:GOOD. The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Italian Poetry is such an anthology. Dip into it, if you like; look for a particular poet, listen for a particular translator. But for the most rewarding experience, read the whole book slowly, page by page.” —James Longenbach, The Nation.
Twentieth definition, next after the nineteenth; being the ordinal number for See more. The 20th (twentieth) century was a century that began on January 1, and ended on Decem It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium.. The 20th century was dominated by a chain of events that heralded significant changes in world history as to redefine the era: flu pandemic, World War I and World War II, nuclear power and space exploration, nationalism and Centuries: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century.
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Series: Twentieth Century World History (Book 7) Paperback: pages; Publisher: Cengage Learning; 7 edition (January 1, ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 26 customer Cited by: 9.
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. Duiker's comprehensive, balanced history of the world in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries 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 distinct character of individual civilizations /5(28). 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. The best-selling "Twentieth-Century World" text covers recent world history by focusing on themes of global interrelatedness, identity and difference, the rise of mass society, and technology versus text presents balanced coverage of political, economic, social, scientific, artistic, and military history, allowing for a fully rounded understanding of the/5.
Twentieth World book For one quarter/semester courses in World History emphasizing the 20th century. The World in the Twentieth Century discusses the major political and economic changes Twentieth World book have reshaped global relations and focuses on the forces leading to the collapse of empires and the resulting rise of nationalism throughout the world/5.
The Twentieth-Century World: An International History, by Dr. William R. Keylor, has been recognized as one of the foremost sources for a historical account of the twentieth century by several professors, students, and other applicable parties alike, and for good by: 7.
Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world’s great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity.
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xvii, pages: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The global context of international relations at the beginning of the twentieth century -- The Thirty Years' War -- Germany's bid for European dominance -- The peace of Paris and the New International Order -- The Western world in the twenties: the era of illusions -- The Western world Pages: The historian John Lukacs offers a concise history of the twentieth century—its two world wars and cold war, its nations and leaders.
The great themes woven through this spirited narrative are inseparable from the author’s own intellectual preoccupations: the fading of liberalism, the rise of populism and nationalism, the achievements and dangers of technology, and the continuing.
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Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!. This book investigates the complexities and subtleties of colonialism in China during the first half of the twentieth century.
In particular, the contributors examine the interaction between localities and forces of globalization that shaped the particular colonial experiences characterizing much. His "History of the World" has become a classic.
He also wrote "A History of Europe" and this "Twentieth Century: The History of the World, to ". Both of these later works appear to have grown out of his "History of the World".
That isn't a bad thing. This book is one of the best end of the century reflections on the 20th Century.5/5(5). The World in the Long Twentieth Century lays out a framework for understanding the fundamental factors that have shaped our world on a truly global scale, analyzing the historical trends, causes, and consequences of the key forces at work.
Spanning the s to the present, this book explores the making of the modern world as a connected.