Twentieth-Century World / Edition 4

Twentieth-Century World / Edition 4

by Carter Vaughn Findley, John Alexander Murray Rothney, John Alexander Murray Rothney, John Alexander Murray Rothney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0395871301

ISBN-13: 9780395871300

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company College Division

The bestselling Twentieth-Century World text covers recent world history by focusing on themes of global interrelatedness, identity and difference, the rise of mass society, and technology versus nature. These themes, which are outlined in the book's Introduction, help place historical events in a larger context.

The text presents balanced coverage of

Overview

The bestselling Twentieth-Century World text covers recent world history by focusing on themes of global interrelatedness, identity and difference, the rise of mass society, and technology versus nature. These themes, which are outlined in the book's Introduction, help place historical events in a larger context.

The text presents balanced coverage of political, economic, social, scientific, artistic, and military history, allowing for a fully rounded understanding of the contemporary world. A comparative timeline examines major historical events from around the globe.

  • The discussion of the late 20th century highlights political reforms, technological advances, and the changing economy.
  • This edition features a stronger focus on non-Western nations.
  • Opening vignettes in each chapter help students connect the themes of the book to specific historical events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395871300
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company College Division
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
513
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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