Twentieth-Century World and Beyond An International History Since 1900

ISBN-10: 0195168437

ISBN-13: 9780195168433

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

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This is a narrative account of twentieth-century world history, with extensive coverage given to the U.S., Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The book's unique analytical framework follows a country-by-country format through each era of the twentieth century. The fifth edition has been updated to include scholarship up through 2005 and pictures for the first time.
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/24/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

William R. Keylor is Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University.

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Preface
Prologue: The Global Context of International Relations at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
The Europeanization of the World
The Rise of Japanese Power in East Asia
The Rise of American Power in the Western Hemisphere and the Pacific
A Shrinking Earth and the Geopolitical Worldview
The Devleopment of an International Economy
The Thirty Years' War (1914-1945)
Germany's Bid for European Dominance (1914-1918)
The Road to Armageddon
The Domestic Consequences of Total War
Stalemate, Slaughter, and the War of Words
The Significance of the Russian Withdrawal
The Significance of the American Intervention
The Peace of Paris and the New International Order
The Western World in the Twenties: The Era of Illusions
The Illusion of Economic Restoration
The Illusion of Continental Security
The Western World in the Thirties: The Illusions Dispelled
The Collapse of the World Economic Order
The Collapse of the European Security System
Germany's Second Bid for European Dominance (1939-1945)
The Confirmation of United States Supremacy in Latin America
The Era of Direct Domination (1914-1932)
The Era of Indirect Hegemony (1933-1945)
The Confirmation of Japan's Supremacy in East Asia
The Period of Peaceful Penetration (1914-1930)
The Period of Military Expansion (1931-1941)
The War in Asia (1941-1945)
The Cold War Between the Superpowers (1945-1985)
The Formation of the Bipolar World in the Truman-Stalin Era (1945-1953)
The Political Division of Europe
The Rearmament of the West
Coexistence and Confrontation (1953-1962)
Eisenhower's "New Look"
The Era of Peaceful Coexistence
The Anomaly of Berlin
The United States and Latin America in the Crisis Years
Detente and Multipolarity (1962-1975)
Arms Control and Strategic Parity
France's Assault on the Bipolar World
The Political Settlement in Europe
The Middle East as Perennial Hot Spot
The Rise of China and the Cold War in Asia
The Communist Victory in the Chinese Civil War
The Korean War and America's Reengagement in the Far East
The U.S.S.R. and China: From Partnership to Rivalry
The United States and Indochina
The Development of the Sino-American Rapprochement (1969-1975)
The Resurgence of East-West Tension (1975-1985)
The Prospects for Pluralism and Interdependence
The Renewal of the Arms Race
Turmoil in South Asia
Peace and War in the Middle East
Latin America's Quest for Development and Independence
Africa: From Independence to Dependency
The Far East: The Road to the New Co-Prosperity Sphere
The Miracle of Japan
The Rise of the East Asian Tigers
The Deng Revolution in China
From Cold War to New World Disorder (1985-2005)
Moscow, Washington, and the End of the Soviet Empire
Europe: Integration and Disintegration
The Resurrection of the European Idea
The Balkan Tragedy
Asia at the Crossroads
Economic Growth and Security Dilemmas in East Asia
Tensions in South Asia
Africa on Its Own: Ethnic Conflict, Autocracy, and Underdevelopment
The Middle East: The Elusive Quest for Peace, Prosperity, and Stability
Latin America: Democracy, Free Markets, and Regional Security
From the Old to the New Century
The Quest for International Cooperation after the Cold War
The Management of the Global Economy
The Mixed Record of Arms Control
The Expanding Role of International Nongovernmental Organizations
Globalization and Its Discontents
Washington's War on Terrorism
Glossary of International Economics Terminology
Glossary of Nuclear Weapons Terminology
Bibliography
Index
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