The Contemporary World

The Contemporary World

by Klaus Berndl

Hardcover

$46.50

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781448872251
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Witness to History: A Visual Chronicle of the World Series
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The Contemporary World 6

Contemporary History Since 1945 8

Trends in World Politics 10

The Path to European Unity 14

Germany 16

Austria 24

Switzerland 26

Great Britain: From Commonwealth to European Union 28

Ireland 32

France 34

Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg 38

Italy 42

Spain: From Military Dictatorship to Constitutional Monarchy 46

Portugal 50

Northern Europe 52

Eastern and Central Europe 54

Yugoslavia 58

Greece and Turkey 60

The Soviet Union and Its Successor States 64

Northwest Africa 72

Israel 74

The Arab World and the Near East 76

Pakistan and India 88

Southeast Asia 90

China, Japan, and Korea 96

Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania 102

Africa Since the Independence of Its Nations 104

Canada 112

The United States: Global Power 114

Latin America 122

Globalization 126

Glossary 128

For More Information 130

For Further Reading 134

Index 135

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