The Routledge Companion to World History Since 1914

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Routledge, 2005 - History - 582 pages
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The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914 is an outstanding compendium of facts and figures on World History. Fully up-to-date, reliable and clear, this volume is the indispensable source of information on a thorough range of topics such as:

  • the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • anti-semitism and the Holocaust
  • all the world's major famines and natural disasters since 1914
  • whether all countries of the world have a king, president, prime minister or other governance
  • GNP of the world's major states, year by year
  • biographies of key figures
  • civil rights movements
  • the Vietnam War
  • the rise of terrorism
  • globalization.

Thematically presented, the book covers topics relevant from the First World War to the Iraq war of 2003, and from post-colonial Africa to conflicts and movements in Southeast Asia.
With maps, chronologies and full bibliography, this user-friendly reference work is the essential companion for students of history, politics and international relations, and for all those with an interest in world history.

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