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Twentieth-century world history

by William J. Duiker

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Published by Thomson Wadsworth in Belmont, CA, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam J. Duiker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD421 .D86 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 346 p. :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16291685M
    ISBN 100495095923
    ISBN 109780495095927
    LC Control Number2006936431
    OCLC/WorldCa124036159

    A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium, William Duiker's text not only chronicles the key events in the revolutionary twentieth century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 5E, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of. Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world’s great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity. Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved from a religion defined by the culture and politics.

    The 20th (twentieth) century was a century that began on January 1, and ended on Decem It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium.. The 20th century was dominated by a chain of events that heralded significant changes in world history as to redefine the era: flu pandemic, World War I and World War II, nuclear power and space exploration, nationalism and Centuries: 19th century, 20th century, 21st century.   Issues In Twentieth-century World History by Sneh Mahajan: Book Summary: The twentieth century was the most extraordinary era in human history. It can be described as the most populated, most inventive, most communicative and most murderous : Sneh Mahajan.

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