9780534628116

Twentieth-Century World History (with InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534628116

  • ISBN 10:

    0534628117

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/08/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part I: NEW WORLD IN THE MAKING. 1. The Rise of Industrial Society in the West. 2. High Tide of Imperialism: Africa and Asia in an Era of Western Dominance. 3. Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge. Part II: CULTURES IN COLLISION. 4. War and Revolution: World War I and Its Aftermath. 5. Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939. 6. The Crisis Deepens: The Outbreak of World War II. Part III: ACROSS THE IDEOLOGICAL DIVIDE 7. In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System. 8. Brave New World: The Rise and Fall of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. 9. Postwar Europe: On the Path to Unity? 10. The United States, Canada, and Latin America. 11. The East Is Red: China Under Communism. Part IV: THIRD WORLD RISING. 12. Emerging Africa. 13. Ferment in the Middle East. 14. Nationalism Triumphant: The Emergence of Independent States in South and Southeast Asia. 15. Toward the Pacific Century? Part V: BEGINNING A NEW MILLENNIUM. 16. Constructing a New World Order. Suggested Readings. Photo Credits. Index.

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