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The twentieth century

Author: Christina Hopkinson; Russell Punter
Publisher: Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the developments which have helped to shape the modern world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Hopkinson; Russell Punter
ISBN: 0746007019 9780746007013 0881106747 9780881106749
OCLC Number: 30424863
Notes: At head of title: The Usborne history of.
Originally published in 1993 by Usborne Publishing Ltd.
Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Approaching the 20th century --
World in 1900 --
Path to the First World War --
First World War --
Aftermath of war --
Russian Revolution --
Growth of the USA --
China and Japan 1900-1945 --
Great Depression --
Stalin's USSR --
Rise of fascism --
International tensions of the 1930s --
Second World War --
From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima --
Aspects of war 1939-1945 --
Problems of the post-war world --
Science and technology --
Biology and medicine --
Asia and decolonization --
Africa and decolonization --
Israel and Palestine --
Trains, planes and automobiles --
Communist bloc 1945-1989 --
Cold War --
USA since 1945 --
Art and architecture --
Music --
Latin America --
China and Japan since 1945 --
Media and communications --
Microchip revolution --
Space exploration --
European Community --
Breakdown of communism --
End of the Soviet Union --
Middle East --
Popular protest groups --
Environment --
Facing the future --
Glossary --
Who's who of the 20th century people --
Date chart of the century --
Index and acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Usborne history of the twentieth century
Responsibility: Christina Hopkinson ; designed by Russell Punter ; illustrated by Peter Dennis ; additional illustrations by Mark Franklin and Dan Courtney ; edited by Jane Chisholm ; consultants, Graham Roberts [and others].

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