World in the 20th Century A Thematic Approach

ISBN-10: 0136032532
ISBN-13: 9780136032533
Edition: 2013 (Revised)
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List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Stephanie A. Hallock is an associate professor of political science at Harford Community College in Bel Air, Maryland, where she chairs the college's International Education Initiative. Her primary work has been in the area of global curriculum development and study abroad, consulting and presenting in Bulgaria and the United States. These experiences led to her current exploration of various pedagogical approaches to promote student engagement, both in the classroom and larger communities in which they live. In 2009, she received a NISOD Excellence Award for teaching and leadership. She received her B.A. from Roanoke College, an M.A. from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. from the University of Miami (FL). She began her teaching career at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida.

Preface
Introduction
Setting the Stage: Overview of the Nineteenth Century
The Great War: 1914-1918
The Inter-War Years: Immediate Consequences of The Great War
Political Ideologies of the Interwar Years
World War II
Conflict and Convergence: 1945-1950
The Cold War Begins
Khrushchev's Cold War
The Problems of Decolonization
The Cold War Cools: 1965-1979
Conflict in the Middle East
The Cold War Ends
Restructuring Relationships
The Legacy of the Twentieth Century
Preface
Introduction
Setting the Stage: Overview of the Nineteenth Century
Empires Structure the Globe
New Imperialism
The Direct Effects of Industrialization
Ideological Revolutions against Conservatism
The World in 1900
The Great War: 1914-1918
Changes in Europe
Surprise and Stalemate
Revolutions Restructure Russia
The United States Enters and the Great War Ends
The Inter-War Years: Immediate Consequences of The Great War
The Treaty of Versailles
Imperial Demise and Restructuring
The Great Depression
Technology Marches Forward
Political Ideologies of the Interwar Years
Democracy
Authoritarian/Military Dictatorships
Communism
Fascism
The Rise of Nazi Germany
World War II
The War Begins in Europe: 1939-1941
Opening the Eastern Front: 1941-1942
War in the Pacific: 1941-1943
The North African Theater
Germany on the Defensive: 1943-1945
The Final Phase in the Pacific: 1944-1945
The Human Cost of the War
Conflict and Convergence: 1945-1950
Worldwide Conflict
Western Europe on the Front Line
Regional Conflicts
International and Regional Convergence
The Cold War Begins
US Occupation of Japan
The "Other" Communism: Mao's People's Republic of China
Conflict in Korea
The Arms Race
Battle-by-proxy
Khrushchev's Cold War
Changes in the USSR
Peaceful Coexistence
Challenges in the Satellite Bloc
The Soviet Sphere of Influence Reaches the Western Hemisphere
The Problems of Decolonization
The Forces Behind Decolonization
Africa
Asia
The Non-Aligned Movement
The Cold War Cools: 1965-1979
The Brezhnev Era in the East
Changes for the West
A Shift in Cold War Thinking
Conflict in the Middle East
Arab-Israeli Relations
Iraq and Iran
The Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
The Cold War Ends
Reagan and Gorbachev
The Iron Curtain Unravels
Revolution Reaches the USSR
The Soviet Empire Crumbles
Restructuring Relationships
Restructuring Global Politics and Economics
Restructuring the Nation-State
Backlash
The Legacy of the Twentieth Century
Integration
Disintegration
Competing Perspectives of the Twenty-first Century

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