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A History of the World in the 20th Century

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Originally published  1994
Author  John Grenville
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A History of the World in the 20th Century is a history textbook by J. A. S. Grenville, first published in 1994. It is followed by A History of the World from the 20th to the 21st Century, which has reached its 5th edition, and is commonly used in International Baccalaureate 20th Century World History classes.


Table of contents

  • Social change and national rivalry in the West, 1900–1914
  • The response of China and Japan to western dominance
  • The Great War, revolution and the search for stability
  • The continuing world crisis, 1929–1939
  • The Second World War
  • Post-war Europe, 1945–1947
  • The United States and the beginning of the Cold War, 1945–1948
  • The transformation of Asia, 1945–1955
  • The ending of European dominance in the Middle East, 1919–1980
  • The Cold War : superpower confrontation, 1948–1964
  • The recovery of Western Europe in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Who will liberate the Third World? : 1954-1968
  • Two faces of Asia : after 1949
  • Latin America after 1945 : problems unresolved
  • Africa after 1945 : conflict and the threat of famine
  • The United States and the Soviet bloc after 1963 : the great transformation
  • Western Europe gathers strength : after 1968
  • The Cold War and after
  • Publication data

  • A History of the World in the Twentieth Century, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (2000), 1002 p., ISBN 0-674-00280-6
  • A History of the World From the Twentieth to the Twenty-first Century, Routledge (2005), 995 p., ISBN 0-415-28954-8
  • References

    A History of the World in the 20th Century Wikipedia

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