This work is based largely on personal experience and observation.
Falling into three main chronological divisions - "The Age of Catastrophe", "The Golden Age" and "The Landslide", this is a reassessment of the 20th century.
It explores topics such as the breakdown of the Old World, and the the influence of the Third World.
3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , 3JJG c 1918 to c 1939 (Inter-war period), 3JJH c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2), 3JJP c 1945 to c 2000 (Post-war period), HBG General & world history, HBLW 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
W 1995 Time-Life Silver Pen Award for Non-Fiction