This second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes discussions on 9/11 and the second Gulf War, and takes into account the latest historical research.
A comprehensive survey of the key events and personalities of this period throughout the world, it includes discussion on topics such as:
- the rivalry between European nations from 1900–1914
- the Depression and the rise of Fascism during the 1920s and 1930s
- the global impact of the Cold War
- decolonization and its effects
- the continuing conflict in the Middle East.
A History of the World provides a fascinating and authoritative account of the world since 1900, for general readers and students of world history alike.