AuthorWoodruff, William
TitleA concise history of the modern world : 1500 to the present / William Woodruff
Imprint London : Abacus, 2005
Descript xii, 532 p. : maps ; 20 cm

CONTENT

Origin of our times: an Asian-dominated world -- Europe: 1500-1914 -- Africa: 1500-1914 -- Rise of the West -- Impact of Western man -- "White peril" in the East -- Expansion of the Russian empire -- Expansion of the American empires -- Scientific and industrial revolutions -- Great War: 1914-18 -- 1917: Communism - a new world religion -- Asia in the interwar years -- Second World War: 1939-45 -- Balance of terror -- Decolonization of Africa -- Communism and its collapse in the USSR and Eastern Europe -- Twentieth-century Latin America -- Europe and the Western hemisphere -- Resurgence of Asia -- Threat of World anarchy


History Modern

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