4 edition of world history of the twentieth century found in the catalog.
world history of the twentieth century
J. A. S. Grenville
Includes bibliographies and index.
|Series||Barnes & Noble :, v. 1|
|LC Classifications||D421 .G65 1980|
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|LC Control Number||81108892|
Sir Martin Gilbert (–) was a leading British historian and the author of more than eighty books. Specializing in 20th century history, he was the official biographer of Winston Churchill and wrote a bestselling eight-volume biography of the war leader’s : HarperCollins Publishers. "Given the way the world evolved in the twentieth century and the distribution of economic and political power at the end of the century," he writes, "it seems likely that, as in the past, the world will, over the next few decades, continue to be characterized by progress for a minority and barbarism for the overwhelming majority." --Gregory Author: Clive Ponting.
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 . "The World in the Long Twentieth Century is a remarkable contribution, offering a truly innovative approach to global history that lays the historical groundwork for understanding the socially and ecologically challenged world we confront today. It tells the story of the past years from the planetary level, that is, from the perspective of.
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 . Rise of Hitler and the Nazis: The 20th century Rise of Mussolini and Fascism: The 20th century Overview of Chinese history The 20th century Overview of World War II: The 20th century The Cold War: The 20th century Human rights: The 20th century.
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A History of the Twentieth Century: The Concise Edition of the Acclaimed World HistoryCited by: 3. You cannot properly understand current world events without understanding the history of the 20th Century.
This topic takes us on a journey from the end of Imperialism through two world wars and the Cold War and brings us to our modern world. The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century: The History of the World, to the Present (Allen Lane History S) J.
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The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond: An International History since 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 Cited by: The Twentieth-century World: An International History.
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 /5(34). Age of extremes (20th Century) - Eric Hobsbawm Post War ( Europe) - Tony Judt Guns of August (First World War) - Barbara Tuchman Iron Wall (Israel-Palestine issue) - Avi Shlaim India's struggle for independence - Bipan Chandra India afte.
A History of the World: From the 20th to the 21st Century Out of Print--Limited Availability. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes discussions on 9/11 and the second Gulf War, and takes into account the latest historical by: 4.
A History of the World in the 20th Century is a history textbook by J. Grenville, first published in It is followed by A History of the World from the 20th to the 21st Century, which has reached its 5th edition, and is commonly used in International Baccalaureate 20th Century World History classes.
Table of contents. Social change and national rivalry in the. His areas of specialization include the history of modern France and twentieth-century world history.
Rothney s books include BONAPARTISM AFTER SEDAN (Cornell University Press, ) and THE BRITTAN AFFAIR AND THE CRISIS OF THE ANCIENT REGIME (Oxford, ).Cited by: 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.
This century witnessed two world wars, the Great Depression of the s, the Holocaust in Europe, the Cold War, revolutionary social equality movements, and the exploration of space. Follow the changes in this decade-by-decade timeline of the 20th century. Pages in category "20th-century history books" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total.
This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). i went looking for a big, epic twentieth century survey and this delivered the goods. despite its scope and intimidating length, it's pretty engaging throughout.
i listened to the audio version (30 plus hours!) which was great - kind of like tuning in to BBC radio, only hearing news about WWI or something. this is totally one of those books that attempts to present history as something 4/5.
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.
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.
Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved from a religion defined by the. World history became a popular genre in the 20th century with universal history. In the s, several best-sellers dealt with the history of the world, including surveys The Story of Mankind () by Hendrik Willem van Loon and The Outline of History () by H.G.
Wells. Publications, Books. This reader in modern world history attempts to put in perspective the major events of the 20th century which have had a global impact.
That century began with the promise of war permanently banished, of medical advances that would extend life and enhance its quality, where industrialization would finally eliminate material deprivation and the expansion.
“This single volume history is a condensation of my three-volume history of the Twentieth Century, Empires in Conflict (spanning the yearsand published in ); Descent into Barbarism (, published in ); and Challenges to Civilization (, published in ).
In all, the three volumes amounted to 2, pages of. The 20th Century. Spanning two world wars, a great depression, and even a moon landing, there was no shortage of conflict and excitement in the 20th century.
Find resources, biographies, and timelines to help you understand this era. 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 Reviews: The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century: The History of the World, to the Present. J M Roberts. Penguin UK, This was an excellent history book.
I felt fully entertained, educated, and better upon reading how J.M Roberts has organized the world and its doings. Although I was already versed in historical /5(3).The author has done a great job presenting the historical development of 20th century in a comprehensive way.
The facts are concisely illustrated with insightful analysis. The book successfully provides a big picture of the main course of contemporary history and stimulate reader's thinking as you read it.
An indispensable book for history lovers/5.