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Collins Atlas of 20th Century History (Paperback)

Author: Overy, Richard

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A single-volume reference to answer all your questions about history's most complex century.

The 20th century was a time of massive political upheaval and rapid transition that included the Age of Imperialism, Lenin, the First World War, the rise of Hitler, the Second World War, decolonization, the founding of the United Nations, the collapse of Communism, and the Gulf Wars.

The "Collins Atlas of 20th Century History" provides a new approach to understanding the century's major developments, from the height of the Imperial Age to the challenges of the post-Cold War era. Here is a visual presentation of an incredibly eventful 100 years, a tour through ten decades of conflict, hope, and innovation. Maps and graphics trace the rise and fall of empires and dictatorships, the hope for democracy, and the social and political change around the world. More than 200 full-color maps, diagrams, and timelines Edited by 20th century historian Richard Overy Comprehensive coverage of all areas of the world Examination of key battles and events Internet links for further research

For anyone with an interest in the history, society, politics, warfare, and culture of the world, the "Collins Atlas of 20th Century History" is a perfect companion.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780060890728
SKU 202111341
Format Paperback
ISBN10 006089072X
Release Date 8/1/2006
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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