The Columbia History of the 20th Century :

The Columbia History of the 20th Century :

by Richard W. Bulliet
     
 

The book is a series of twenty-three linked interpretive essays on the most significant developments in modern times—ranging from athletics to art, the economy to the environment.

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Overview

The book is a series of twenty-three linked interpretive essays on the most significant developments in modern times—ranging from athletics to art, the economy to the environment.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231076289
Publisher:
Perseus (for Columbia University Press)
Publication date:
05/27/1998
Pages:
668
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Richard W. Bulliet is professor of history at Columbia University. A former Guggenheim fellow, he is the author of Islam: The View from the Edge and The Camel and the Wheel. He is also the author of four novels of mystery and intrigue.

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Table of Contents

ContributorsIntroduction, Richard W. Bulliet1. High Culture, Richard W. Bulliet2. Popular Culture, Richard W. Bulliet3. The "Woman Question", Rosalind Rosenberg4. Religion, Zachary Karabell5. Athletics: Play and Politics, Jean-Marc Ran Oppenheim6. Ethnicity and Racism, J. Paul Martin7. Imperialism and Decolonization, Ainslee Embree8. Nationalism, James Mayall9. Socialism and Communism, Sheila Fitzpatrick10. The International Order, Akira Iriye11. War: Institution Without Portfolio, Robert L. O'Connell12. Industry and Business, William N. Parker13. Money and Economic Change, William C. McNeil14. Technology and Invention, Christopher Freeman15. Agriculture: Crops, Livestock, and Farmers, B. F. Stanton16. Communications, Jahan Salehi and Richard W. Bulliet17. Transportation, John C. Spychalski18. Scientific Thought, Eric Holtzman19. Paths to Discovery, Neil Degrasse Tyson20. Twentieth-Century Medicine, David Rosner21. Ecology and the Environment, Mary Corliss Pearl22. Cities, Kenneth T. Jackson23. Demography and Population Movements, Georges Sabagh24. Epilogue: The Twenty-first Century, Richard W. BullietIndex

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