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A History of the Twentieth Century

Volume 1, 1900-1933

by Martin Gilbert

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesA History of the Twentieth Century (1)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages944
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7432799M
ISBN 100380713934
ISBN 109780380713936

This book, which is volume IV in a series, is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. This series helps to understand the end of Empire in relation to its beginning, the meaning of British imperialism for the ruled as well as for the rulers, and the significance of the British Empire as a theme in world history. About The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century. Offering a dazzling overview of a turbulent century, The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century explores the dramatic events and underlying trends that made the twentieth century the most transformative in human history. Despite two devastating World Wars and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has .

  The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music, first published in , is an appraisal of the development of music in the twentieth century from the vantage-point of the twenty-first. This wide-ranging and eclectic book traces the progressive fragmentation of the European 'art' tradition, and its relocation as one tradition among many at the century's end/5(3). The twentieth century was a golden age of mapmaking, an era of cartographic boom. Maps proliferated and permeated almost every aspect of daily life, not only chronicling geography and history but also charting and conveying myriad political and social agendas. Here Tim Bryars and Tom Harper select one hundred maps from the millions printed, drawn, or otherwise constructed during the twentieth.

  Humanity: a Moral History of the Twentieth Century Jonathan Glover (Pimlico, £) Buy it at a discount at BOL. If, like me, you have been following the second reading of the Armed Forces Bill. A History of the Twentieth Century A History of the Twentieth Century By Martin Gilbert The author is the biographer of Winston Churchill. He chronicles world's events year by year from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age, interpersing the .


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