Twentieth-Century World
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Authors : Carter Vaughn Findley; John Alexander Murray Rothney

9780547218502

560 Pages  Paperback 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2006, 2002, 1998

©2012 , Published

$90.00

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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 introductio... more

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Popular with instructors and students alike, this proven text enables readers to place events of the twentieth century in a larger context as it emphasizes overarching themes of global interrelatedness, identity and difference, the rise of mass society, and technology versus nature.

Balanced, selec... more

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Reflecting the latest dramatic phases in world history, the exciting new Seventh Edition of the best-selling TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD has been extensively revised and updated--especially the period since 1945--to give students a thorough understanding of the period.

Chapter 11 (retitled The Superpow... more

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