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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.
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: 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.
Re-Discovering the Past is SHP's ideal series for mixed-ability teaching in Key Stage 3, combining clear author text, accessible but worthwhile activities and clear lines of enquiry. About the series Through this series you can ensure your teaching of National Curriculum History is totally accessible, interesting and worthwhile. It is based on the Schools History Project's awarding-winning series Discovering the Past but for this series SHP have: * streamlined the content, * simplified the language, * scaffolded the tasks, while retaining their characteristic emphasis on challenging readers to think deeply and pursue historical enquiry. SHP have also provided extensive support for further differentiation through FREE online support material via the Hodder History Nest. About this title Re-Discovering the Twentieth Century World provides an accessible textbook for the studying the revised History National Curriculum theme: 'Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901-the present day'. It also offers an effective transition to GCSE History providing an overview of the content covered by many Modern World History courses. It covers four key topics: - The First World War (causes and life on the Western Front) - The rise of the dictators and the causes of the Second World War - The Second World War (overview and depth) - The Cold War Era (including the Cuban crisis, the Berlin Wall and Gandhi) The Twentieth Century Special Needs Support Materials and Re-Discovering the Twentieth Century World Teacher's Resource Book are available FREE from the Hodder History Nest. The full series: - Re-discovering Medieval Realms 1066-1500 - Re-discovering the Making of the United Kingdom 1500-1750 - Re-discovering Britain 1750-1900 - Re-discovering the Twentieth Century World
Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called 'cartel registers' to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book provides cases studies from more than a dozen countries to examine the emergence, application and eventual decline of this form of regulation. Beginning with a comparison of the attitudes to regulation that led to monitoring, rather than prohibiting cartels, this book examines the international studies on cartels undertaken by the League of Nations before World War II. This is followed by a series of studies on the context of the registers, including the international context of the European Union, and the importance of lobby groups in shaping regulatory outcomes, using Finland as an example. Section two provides a broad international comparison of several countries' registers, with individual studies on Norway, Australia, Japan, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. After examining the impact of registration on business behaviour in the insurance industry, this book concludes with an overview of the lessons to be learnt from 20th century efforts to regulate competition. With a foreword by Harm Schroter, this book outlines the rise and fall of a system that allowed nations to tailor their approach to regulating competition to their individual circumstances whilst also responding to the pressures of globalisation that emerged after the Second World War. This book is suitable for those who are interested in and study economic history, international economics and business history.
This text presents a comprehensive, balanced history of the world in the twentieth century. In addition to providing a chronicle of the key events in this revolutionary century, it takes a global approach to examining the underlying issues that have shaped the times. At the same time, it does justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Political, economic, social, and cultural history are integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis that is presented through a consistent, engaging single-author narrative.
The twentieth century was the most extraordinary era in human history. It can be described as the most populated, most inventive, most communicative and most murderous century. It saw colossal events like the two World Wars, the rise of Fascism, the Great
The popular text for the study of war and change in the world after 1900
- Author : Charles P. Kindleberger
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release Date : 1989
- Genre : Uncategorized
- Pages : 18
- ISBN : UCSD:31822005179262
This primary source reader for the 20th-Century World course includes the latest scholarship in 20th-century history. Covering topics ranging from women's suffrage to the Suez Crisis, this text presents a balanced cultural approach within a chronicle of historical events and evidence, thereby promoting critical thinking, sharpening analytical skills, and building student interest. The text's unique, multi-part pedagogical framework guides students through the process of historical inquiry and exploration. Each chapter is organized by "The Problem," "Background," "The Method," "The Evidence," "Questions to Consider," and the "Epilogue." Diverse primary source materials include documents, maps, art, city plans, and statistical data that allow students to analyze events as a historian would. At the end of each chapter, the central theme, or "problem," is tied to contemporary issues.
"Living Through History" is a complete Key Stage 3 course which brings out the exciting events in history. The course is available in two different editions, Core and Foundation. Every Core title in the series has a parallel Foundation edition, and both are supported by teachers' packs.
What can be called the long twentieth century represents the most miraculous and creative era in human history. It was also the most destructive. Over the past 150 years, modern societies across the globe have passed through an extraordinary and completely unprecedented transformation rooted in the technological developments of the nineteenth century. 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 1870s to the present, this book explores the making of the modern world as a connected pattern of global developments. Students will learn to think about the past two centuries as a process, a series of political and economic upheavals, technological advances, and environmental transformations that have shaped the long twentieth century.
- Author : W. S. Harris
- Publisher : Good Press
- Release Date : 2019-12-16
- Genre : Fiction
- Pages : 227
- ISBN : EAN:4064066165901
"Mr. World and Miss Church-Member: A Twentieth Century Allegory" by W. S. Harris. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Describes the political and social changes throughout the world from 1900 to the present day.
In this groundbreaking book Christian Gerlach traces the social roots of the extraordinary processes of human destruction involved in mass violence throughout the twentieth century. He argues that terms such as 'genocide' and 'ethnic cleansing' are too narrow to explain the diverse motives and interests that cause violence to spread in varying forms and intensities. From killings and expulsions to enforced hunger, collective rape, strategic bombing, forced labour and imprisonment he explores what happened before, during, and after periods of widespread bloodshed in countries such as Armenia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nazi-occupied Greece and in anti-guerilla wars worldwide in order to highlight the crucial role of socio-economic pressures in the generation of group conflicts. By focussing on why so many different people participated in or supported mass violence, and why different groups were victimized, he offers us a new way of understanding one of the most disturbing phenomena of our times.
With contributions from distinguished authors in 14 countries across 5 continents, this book provides a unique transnational perspective on intellectual disability in the twentieth century. Each chapter outlines different policies and practices, and details real-life accounts from those living with intellectual disabilities to illustrate their impact of policies and practices on these people and their families. Bringing together accounts of how intellectual disability was viewed, managed and experienced in countries across the globe, the book examines the origins and nature of contemporary attitudes, policy and practice and sheds light on the challenges of implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPRD).
Probing the paradoxes of "the long twentieth century"--Unprecedented human opportunity and deprivation to the rise of the United States as a hegemon.