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The twentieth century world : war, revolution, and technology

Author: Sean Lang
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge history programme., Key stage 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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War in the trenches - Home Front - Treaty of Versailles - Russian Revolution - Communist Russia - Fascist Italy - Weimar Republic - Blitzkrieg - Pearl Harbour - Holocaust - D-Day - Atom bomb - Communist China - Cold War - Vietnam War - Arab-Israeli conflict - Communist China : land reform, the Cultural Revolution & the Red Guards_____________
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Lang
ISBN: 0521483247 9780521483247
OCLC Number: 40465238
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: The World in 1900; 1. The Outbreak of the First World War; 2. War in the trenches; 3. The war at sea and in the air; 4. The Home Front; 5 .The Treaty of Versailles; 6. The Russian Revolution; 7. Communist Russia; 8. The USA: Boom and bust; 9. Britain and the USA: Democracy between the wars; 10. Fascist Italy; 11. Germany: The Weimar Republic; 12. Blitzkrieg; 13. Britain embattled; 14. Home Fronts; 15. The Russian Front; 16.Pearl Harbor; 17.The Holocaust; 18.Bombing; 19. D.Day; 20. Germany collapses; 21. The Atom Bomb; 22. Rebuilding Europe; 23. The end of empires; 24. Communist China; 25. Post-war America; 26. The Cold War; 27. The Vietnam War; 28. Post-War Britain; 29. The Arab-Israeli conflict; 30. A New Europe
Series Title: Cambridge history programme., Key stage 3.
Other Titles: 20th century world
Responsibility: Sean Lang.
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This book is written for the key stage 3 history unit: the twentieth century world is an extension of The Second World War by the same author. Historical coverage extends from a view of the world  Read more...

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