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The "Times" History of the 20th Century By R. J. Overy

The "Times" History of the 20th Century by R. J. Overy

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All the century's major developments, from the height of the Imperial Era, through two World Wars, the reconstructon of Europe and on to the challenges of the post-Cold War era are covered in this book. Attention is paid to the themes and challenges which have faced humanity throughout the century.

The "Times" History of the 20th Century Summary

The "Times" History of the 20th Century by R. J. Overy

All the century's major developments, from the height of the Imperial Era, through two World Wars, the reconstructon of Europe and on to the challenges of the post-Cold War era are covered in this book. This newly updated paperback edition updates Richard Overy's analytical text and takes the world from the pomp of Europe's imperial heyday and the cataclysm of the First World War through the Great Depression, the Second World War and the Cold War to the global uncertainties following the September 2001 attack on the US. Special attention is paid to the themes and challenges which have faced humanity throughout the century: the environment, health, science, leisure, terrorism and technology.

About R. J. Overy

Richard Overy is among the world's most distinguished modern historians. He was editor of The Times History of theWorld (1999) and consultant editor of The Times Atlas of the Second World War (1989). He is Professor of Modern History at King's College London, and also taught at Queens' College, Cambridge.

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GOR010743491
9780007166374
0007166370
The "Times" History of the 20th Century by R. J. Overy
Used - Like New
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2003-09-01
240
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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