A History of the World from the 20th to the 21st Century

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Psychology Press, 2005 - History - 995 pages
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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 research.

A comprehensive survey of the key events and personalities of this period throughout the world, it includes discussion on topics such as:

  • the rivalry between European nations from 1900-1914
  • the Depression and the rise of Fascism during the 1920s and 1930s
  • the global impact of the Cold War
  • decolonization and its effects 
  • the continuing conflict in the Middle East.

A History of the World provides a fascinating and authoritative account of the world since 1900, for general readers and students of world history alike.

 

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Contents

I
1
II
15
III
17
IV
33
V
41
VI
54
VII
63
VIII
65
LI
453
LII
467
LIII
469
LIV
477
LV
481
LVI
486
LVII
501
LVIII
503

IX
73
X
80
XI
87
XII
89
XIII
100
XIV
109
XV
114
XVI
127
XVII
133
XVIII
143
XIX
151
XX
153
XXI
168
XXII
181
XXIII
194
XXIV
204
XXV
213
XXVI
220
XXVII
239
XXVIII
241
XXIX
255
XXX
263
XXXI
276
XXXII
307
XXXIII
309
XXXIV
319
XXXV
328
XXXVI
338
XXXVII
345
XXXVIII
351
XXXIX
353
XL
369
XLI
377
XLII
379
XLIII
390
XLIV
398
XLV
405
XLVI
415
XLVII
417
XLVIII
422
XLIX
431
L
438
LIX
514
LX
524
LXI
535
LXII
547
LXIII
555
LXIV
557
LXV
567
LXVI
577
LXVII
587
LXVIII
589
LXIX
601
LXX
607
LXXI
616
LXXII
629
LXXIII
644
LXXIV
664
LXXV
679
LXXVI
681
LXXVII
706
LXXVIII
719
LXXIX
721
LXXX
738
LXXXI
748
LXXXII
754
LXXXIII
777
LXXXIV
779
LXXXV
789
LXXXVI
797
LXXXVII
814
LXXXVIII
829
LXXXIX
831
XC
843
XCI
849
XCII
864
XCIII
874
XCIV
885
XCV
887
XCVI
903
XCVII
918
XCVIII
927
XCIX
944
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About the author (2005)

J.A.S. Grenville is Professor of Modern History, Emeritus at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of a number of books, including Europe Reshaped, 1848-1878 (1999) and is co-editor of The Major International Treaties of the Twentieth Century: A History and Guide with Texts (2000).

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