Twentieth-century World by Carter Vaughn FindleyTwentieth-century World by Carter Vaughn Findley

Twentieth-century World

byCarter Vaughn Findley, John Alexander Rothney

Paperback | January 1, 2011

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Equipping readers with a solid understanding of "the big picture," the new Seventh Edition of 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. This unique thematic approach helps readers effectively place historical events in a larger context. Extensively revised and updated, the Seventh Edition integrates the latest, dramatic phases in world history, including more in-depth coverage of the economic growth of India and China, recent developments of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the global financial crash, the war on terror, new international environmental initiatives, and more.
Title:Twentieth-century WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8.9 × 7.2 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2011Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547218508

ISBN - 13:9780547218502

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION.1. The Twentieth Century in World History.2. Origins of the New Century.PART II: CRISIS IN THE EUROPEAN-DOMINATED WORLD ORDER.3. World War I: The Turning Point of European Ascendancy.4. Restructuring the Social and Political Order: The Bolshevik Revolution in World Perspective.5. Global Economic Crisis and the Restructuring of the Social and Political Order.6. Restructuring the Social and Political Order: Fascism.PART III: LATIN AMERICA, AFRICA, AND ASIA: THE STRUGGLE AGAINST COLONIALISM.7. Latin America's Struggle for Development.8. Sub-Saharan Africa Under European Sway.9. Asian Struggles for Independence and Development.PART IV: WORLD WAR II AND THE AGE OF SUPERPOWER RIVALRY.10. World War II: The Final Crisis of European Global Dominance.11. The Superpowers, Europe, and the Cold War, 1945-1970.12. The Superpowers, Europe, and the Cold War, 1970-1990.PART V: INDEPENDENCE FOR THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.13. Latin America: Neocolonial Authoritarianism or Democracy and Development?14. Sub-Saharan Africa: Decay or Development?15. The Middle East and North Africa Since World War II.16. Asian Resurgence.PART VI: The World in the Age of Globalization.17. The World Since 1990.18. Twenty-First Century Prospect.Looking Ahead.