A Companion to International History 1900-2001

A Companion to International History 1900-2001

Editor(s): Gordon Martel

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405125741

Online ISBN: 9780470690925

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690925

About this Book

A comprehensive overview of the most important international events, movements, and controversies of the 20th century.


  • Written by distinguished scholars, each an authority in their field
  • Explores influential, underlying themes such as imperialism, nationalism, internationalism, technological developments, and changes in diplomatic methods
  • Addresses a broad range of topics, including diplomacy of wartime and peacemaking, the cold war era and the "new world order", the end of European empires, the rise of nationalism in the Third World, globalization, and terrorism
  • Chronological organization makes the volume easily accessible
  • Includes useful guides for further reading and research

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Undertones

  2. Part II: The First World War and Its Consequences

  3. Part III: The Coming of the Second World War

  4. Part IV: From Grand Alliance to Cold War

  5. Part V: A New World Order?

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