From the vantage point of the 21st century, this short history looks back to the age of extremes. Jeremy Black goes beyond the two world wars to focus on the great themes of the 20th century: the crisis of the earth's environment, religion, fundamentalism and politics.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Preface. Illustrations. Maps. Introduction: Whose World History? 1. Dominion over Every Living Thing: challenging the earth. 2. The Crowded World: resources and pressures. 3. Concrete and Steel: the human environment. 4. The Shifting Kaleidoscope: social change. 5. Economic Worlds. 6. Prometheus Unbound: machines and goods. 7. Human or Divine? ideas and beliefs. 8.World in Flames: politics and war 1900-1950. 9. Fall of Empires. politics and war 1950-2000. 10. Conclusions. Chronology. Further Reading. Index.
- Data Publicarii : 16 Apr 2002
- Editie : 1
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 274
- ISBN : 9780582472846