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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.
Table of Contents
|The Twentieth Century in World History|
|Origins of the New Century|
|Crisis In The European-Dominated World Order|
|World War I: The Turning Point of European Ascendancy|
|Restructuring the Social and Political Order: The Bolshevik Revolution in World Perspective|
|Global Economic Crisis and the Restructuring of the Social and Political Order|
|Restructuring the Social and Political Order: Fascism|
|Latin America, Africa, And Asia: The Struggle Against Colonialism|
|Latin America's Struggle for Development|
|Sub-Saharan Africa Under European Sway|
|Asian Struggles for Independence and Development|
|World War Ii And The Age Of Superpower Rivalry|
|World War II: The Final Crisis of European Global Dominance|
|The Superpowers, Europe, and the Cold War, 1945-1970|
|The Superpowers, Europe, and the Cold War, 1970-1990|
|Independence For The Developing Countries|
|Latin America: Neocolonial Authoritarianism or Democracy and Development?|
|Sub-Saharan Africa: Decay or Development?|
|The Middle East and North Africa Since World War II|
|The World in the Age of Globalization|
|The World Since 1990|
|Twenty-First Century Prospect|
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