History of the Twentieth Century
(1st Perennial Ed.)
The 20th century has been one of the most unique in human history.
It has seen the rise of some of humanity's most important advances to date, as well as many of its most violent and terrifying wars.
This is a condensed version of renowned historian Martin Gilbert's masterful examination of the century's history, offering the highlights of a three-volume work covering more than 3,000 pages.From the invention of aviation to the rise of the Internet, and from events and cataclysmic changes in Europe to those in Asia, Africa, and North America, Martin examines art, literature, war, religion, life and death, and celebration and renewal throughout the world, and throughout this turbulent and astonishing century.