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History of the twentieth century

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: New York, NY : W. Morrow, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. ed
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Chronicles the events, wars, disasters, cultural developments, religious and social movements, technological innovations, scientific advances, and personalities that shaped the twentieth century.
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2001032612
(OCoLC)46866353
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 9780795337321 0795337329
OCLC Number: 1179916523
Notes: Condensed version of the three-volume work originally published 1997-1999; this ed. originally published: Great Britain, 2001.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 783 pages ): maps.
Contents: 1. The first decade, 1900-09 --
2. The paths to war, 1910-14 --
3. First World War, 1914-18 --
4. Aftermath of Armageddon, 1919-25 --
5. Between two storms, 1926-32 --
6. Towards the abyss, 1933-39 --
7. Second World War, 1939-45 --
8. Recovery and relapse, 1946-56 --
9. Hopes raised, hopes dashed, 1957-67 --
10. Challenges of modernity, 1968-79 --
11. Renewed expectations, 1980-89 --
12. Brave new world, 1990-99.
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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Chronicles the events, wars, disasters, cultural developments, religious and social movements, technological innovations, scientific advances, and personalities that shaped the twentieth century.

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