The Twentieth-century World

The Twentieth-century World : An International History

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Set within an analytical framework of the rivalry among the major nations for control of the world's resources, territories, and populations, the new edition of this classic text covers recent developments such as the reduction of East-West rivalry in the Third World, the collapse of the Soviet satellite system in Eastern Europe, the reunification of Germany, the political and economic crisis in the USSR, and the Persian Gulf War. Incorporating the most current scholarship in the history of international relations, Keylor shows the interdependence of the military, political, and economic structures of the various regions of the world. He also provides an incisive analysis of the impact of technological innovations on the nuclear arms race, and devotes considerable attention to international economic relations, including trade patterns, capital flows, and foreign investment. With three new chapters devoted to Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, The Twentieth Century World is essential to courses in world history, political science, and international relations.show more

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  • Paperback | 554 pages
  • 149.86 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 748.42g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • line figures, maps, tables
  • 0195068041
  • 9780195068047

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