Twentieth Century and Beyond A Global History

ISBN-10: 007320692X

ISBN-13: 9780073206929

Edition: 7th 2008

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Written by a diverse group of scholars who bring their regional expertise together, this best-selling text offers a balanced treatment of global events and developments in the twentieth century and beyond. By integrating key themes of science and technology, economics, political and social developments, international relationships, and cultural trends throughout its chronological chapters, the book uses its organization as a key tool to help students appreciate this important period in global history. Its clear prose weaves basic factual information and analysis together to create a student-friendly text, while still allowing for professors' personal interpretations. This seventh edition incorporates the latest scholarship on twentieth century history, including the work of a new co-author, Michael Schroeder, and addresses key issues of twenty-first century concern, including terrorism, the environment, and more.
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List price: $100.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Janice Terry is Professor of History at Eastern Michigan University with a specialty in the modern Middle East. She received her Ph.D. history from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is the author of The Wafd, 1919-1952: Cornerstone of Egyptian Political Power and Mistaken Identity: Arab Stereotypes in Popular Writing and has contributed to numerous anthologies and journals. She is also the co-editor of The Arab Studies Quarterly and has lived and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Africa. She is another a co-author, along with Goff and Upshur, of the textbook World History and co-editor, along with Moss and Upshur, of The Twentieth Century: Readings in Global History.

Jiu-Hwa Upshur received her B.A. at the University of Sydney in Australia and Ph.D. in history at the University of Michigan. She is the author of two catalogs on Chinese art and many articles on Chinese history and has lived and traveled extensively in China, Taiwan, and other parts of Asia. She is co-author of THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: A BRIEF GLOBAL HISTORY (5th edition, 1994) and co-editor of LIVES AND TIMES: READINGS IN WORLD HISTORY (1994). Since 1993 she has been a member of the world history committee of the College Board.

Michael J. Schroeder is an independent scholar who has taught U.S. and Latin American History at Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan-Flint. He received B.A.s in History and Economics at the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. in History at the University of Michigan. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters on Nicaraguan history, including pieces on death squads, children and war, the question of aerial terrorism in the air war of the 1920s and 1930s, and his award-winning 1996 article in the Journal of Latin American Studies, "Horse Thieves to Rebels to Dogs," on Nicaraguan political violence. He is currently completing his book manuscript, The Sandino Rebellion: Tragedy and Redemption in the Mountains of Northern Nicaragua. He has also authored a middle school text on Mexican-American history and immigration and is co-editor of Encyclopedia of World History.

Richard D. Goff received his A.B. from Duke University, his M.A. from Cornell University, and his Ph.D. from Duke University. He has taught courses in western civilization and specializes in teaching twentieth-century world history. He is the author of CONFEDERATE SUPPLY and encyclopedia articles on southern history and culture. In 1983 he received a distinguished faculty service award. He is co-author of THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: A BRIEF GLOBAL HISTORY (5th ed., 1994).

1900: A Preview of the Twentieth Century
The Era of Imperialism
General Trends before World War I
The Great Powers of Europe
The European Conquest of Africa
The Americas
Imperialism in Asia and the Pacific
The Origins of World War I
World War I
The Era of Revolution and War
General Trends in the Interwar Years
Russia's Three Revolutions, 1917-1932
Postwar Settlements and Europe in the 1920s
Economic and Social Upheaval in the Americas
East Asia between the World Wars
Nationalist Struggles in India and Southeast Asia
Anticolonialism in the Middle East and Africa
Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe during the 1930s
Aggression in the 1930s
World War II
The Era of the Cold War and the Collapse of Empires
General Trends in the Era of the Cold War and the Collapse ofEmpires
Postwar Settlements, Europe, and the Early Cold War
The Americas after World War II
Asia in the Aftermath of World War II
African Struggles for Independence
Economic and Political Developments in the Middle East
The Israeli-Palestinian-Arab Conflict
Detente and Europe, 1963-1984
The Americas in the Late Cold War Era
South and Southeast Asia in the Late Cold War Era
Competing Systems in East Asia in the Late Cold War Era
Africa in the Later Years of the Cold War
Gorbachev, Europe, and the End of the Cold War, 1985-1991
The Post-Cold War Period
The Post-Cold War World
Europe and the Americas in a New Era
Asia, The Middle East, and Africa in a New Era
Appendixes
World Geography
Wealthy Nations, Poor Nations, and Military Spending in the 1980s and 1990s
Glossary
Index
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