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0415656427 / 9780415656429
Paperback
909.82
01/12/2014
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England
696 pages : illustrations
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This hugely successful global history of the twentieth century is written by four prominent international historians for first-year undergraduate level and upward. Using their thematic and regional expertise, the authors have produced an authoritative yet accessible and seamless account of the history of international relations in the last century, covering events in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

They focus on the history of relations between states and on the broad ideological, economic and cultural forces that have influenced the evolution of international politics over the past one hundred years.

The third edition is thoroughly updated throughout to take account of the most recent research and global developments, and includes a new chapter on the international history of human rights and its advocacy organizations, including NGOs.

Additional new features include:New material on the Arab Spring, including specific focus on Libya and SyriaIncreased debate on the question of US decline and the rise of China.

A timeline to give increased context to those studying the topic for the first time.

A fully revised companion website including links to further resources and self-testing material can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/bestAntony Best is Associate Professor in International History at the London School of Economics.

Jussi M. Hanhimaki is Professor of International History and Politics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva.

Joseph A. Maiolo is Professor of International History at the Department of War Studies, Kings College London.

Kirsten E. Schulze is Associate Professor in International History at the London School of Economics.

BIC:

3JJ 20th century, HBG General & world history, HBLW 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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