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Comprehensive, balanced and updated with new research, Duiker's CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 7th Edition, equips you with the context to interpret events in today's news. You'll view history from the broader global perspective, while also gaining insight into the distinct character of individual civilizations and regions. Integrating political, economic, social and cultural history into a smoothly written narrative, the author illuminates the most decisive moments in recent times -- helping you understand the causes of events and place them in a bigger context. Insightful timelines contrast different cultures and nations. Detailed maps show the importance of geography in history, while spot maps zoom in to provide critical details. Historians Debate sections explain the various ways historians examine events, and Opposing Viewpoints provide primary source excerpts you can analyze. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2020-01-23
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This comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium chronicles the key events of the period and examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 6th Edition, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Author William Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker’s own photographs and selection of primary source documents are especially effective in illustrating key points in the narrative. The popular Film & History feature examines several films, presenting a brief analysis of each film’s plot as well as its historical significance, value, and accuracy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2014
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ISBN-10 : 9781305156289


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Genre Book : Asia
Author Book : Vladimir Viktorovich Alexandrov
Publisher : Moscow : Progress Publishers
Release Book : 1986
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ISBN-10 : UOM:39015014745254


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This authoritative dictionary includes country entries for every country in the world (with maps and historical summaries) as well as coverage of military conflict, major world events, and key political and cultural figures. Essential reading for all with an interest in history and current affairs.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Jan Palmowski
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release Book : 2008-01-10
Download Book : 784 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780199295678


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Author Book : Indira Arjun Dev
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Release Book : 1995
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ISBN-10 : OCLC:837790785


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A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium, William Duiker’s text not only chronicles the key events in the revolutionary twentieth century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 5E, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker’s own photographs and selection of primary source documents, which illustrate much of the book, are especially effective in illustrating key points in the narrative. A new feature, Film & History, presents a brief analysis of the plot as well as the historical significance, value, and accuracy of eight films, including such movies as Khartoum (1966), Gandhi (1982), The Last Emperor (1987), and The Lives of Others (2006). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2009-08-31
Download Book : 384 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780495572718


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Genre Book : World history
Author Book : Arjun Dev
Publisher :
Release Book : 2009
Download Book : 275 Pages
ISBN-10 : 8125036873


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This authoritative dictionary provides informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations, events, movements, and ideas that have shaped the world we live in. Covering the period from 1900 to the present day, this fully revised and updated new edition presents a global perspective on recent history, with a wide range of new entries from Tony Abbott, the European migration crisis and ISIL to Narendra Modi, Hassan Rouhani, and the Lisbon Treaty. All existing entries have been brought up to date. Handy tables include lists of office-holders for countries and organizations and winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. This accessible dictionary will be revised on a regular basis following the publication of this edition, as will A Guide to Countries of the World, ensuring that coverage of current affairs is up to date. This dictionary is a reliable resource for students of history, politics, and international relations as well as for journalists, policy-makers, and general readers interested in the modern world.

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Genre Book : Political Science
Author Book : Christopher Riches
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Book : 2016-09-15
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ISBN-10 : 9780191060762


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Author Book : James L.. Henderson
Publisher :
Release Book : 1966
Download Book : 276 Pages
ISBN-10 : OCLC:492164844


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Release Book : 2008
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ISBN-10 : OCLC:644983843