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The genesis of the modern world: 1945-65.

Author: Michael Burleigh
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The collapse of Western colonial empires after the Second World War led to any number of vicious struggles for power whose bloody consequences haunt us still. Acclaimed historian Michael Burleigh's brilliant analytic skills and clear eye for common themes underpins this powerful account of those struggles.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burleigh
ISBN: 9780230752320 0230752322
OCLC Number: 879333012
Awards: Long-listed for BBC Four Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 (UK)
Description: 588 pages : maps (black and white) ; 24 cm

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