Sources Of Twentieth Century Global History

Sources Of Twentieth Century Global History

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With sources from around the globe, this ... reader offers ... balanced coverage of the events and developments that shaped the twentieth century. Special attention is devoted to women's activism, including their statements against Chinese footbinding; unfair educational and work opportunities in Egypt; the Indian dowry system; and abortion restrictions under Stalin. Treaties, laws, speeches, literature, political tracts, letters ... and more make for [a] diverse ... pool of primary sources.-Back cover.

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Genre : History
Author by : James H. Overfield
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2002
File : 456 Pages
ISBN : IND:30000087800136


Sources Of Global History Since 1900

Sources Of Global History Since 1900

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Provides interesting and insightful primary sources designed to supplement your modern world history course. A combination of textual and visual sources from around the world brings global events to life, equipping you with the information needed to understand and appreciate political and social climates, past and present. --Back cover.

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Genre : Education
Author by : James H. Overfield
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release : 2012-03
File : 480 Pages
ISBN : 1111835381


Global Society The World Since 1900

Global Society The World Since 1900

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GLOBAL SOCIETY: THE WORLD SINCE 1900 is a globally-oriented narrative in its chronology, geographical integration, and thematic priorities. By focusing on the themes of technology and environment, the Third Edition keeps itself grounded in the material forces affecting global life and includes dynamic pedagogical tools such as maps, tech boxes, and illustrations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : History
Author by : Pamela Crossley
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2012-02-22
File : 544 Pages
ISBN : 1111835373


The Shock Of The Old

The Shock Of The Old

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Offers a global account of the place of technology in twentieth century history.

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Genre : History
Author by : David Edgerton
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2011-08-29
File : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780199832613


Twentieth Century Europe

Twentieth Century Europe

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Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History presents readers with a concise and accessible survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped European history in the 20th and 21st centuries. Features updates that include a new chapter that reviews major political and economic trends since 1989 and an extensively revised chapter that emphasizes the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since World War II Organized into brief chapters that are suitable for traditional courses or for classes in non-traditional courses that allow for additional material selected by the professor Includes the addition of a variety of supplemental materials such as chronological timelines, maps, and illustrations

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Genre : History
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-02-03
File : 416 Pages
ISBN : 9781118651384


How Was Life Global Well Being Since 1820

How Was Life Global Well Being Since 1820

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This book presents the first systematic evidence on long-term trends in global well-being since 1820 for 25 major countries and 8 regions in the world covering more than 80% of the world’s population.

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Author by : OECD
Publisher : OECD Publishing
Release : 2014-10-02
File : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9789264214262


The Human Record To 1700

The Human Record To 1700

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The Human Record is a leading collection of primary sources for world history courses. Unlike many world history texts that center on the West, The Human Record provides balanced coverage of the global past. The book features both written and artifactual sources placed in their full historical contexts through introductory essays, footnotes, and focus questions. Each volume in the Fifth Edition begins with a prologue—"Primary Sources and How to Read Them"—that introduces students to the proper methods for reading and interpreting primary source material; the authors also walk students through sample visual and textual sources to help them master this skill.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author by : Alfred J. Andrea
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release : 2005
File : 560 Pages
ISBN : 0618370404


My Name Is Number 4

My Name Is Number 4

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A powerful and passionate memoir for young readers, Ting-xing Ye tells, through the eyes of a child, the moving story of growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution. When Ting-xing Ye was born her aunt declared, “Ah Si shi ge lao lu ming” – Number Four will have a difficult life – for the signs were unlucky. Events soon bore out this cruel prediction. Here is the true story of fourteen-year-old Ting-xing’s tumultuous life turned upside down by China’s Cultural Revolution. After the death of both her parents, Ting-xing and her four siblings endure the brutality of Red Guard attacks on their schools and even their house as they struggle against poverty and hunger. At sixteen, Ting-xing herself is exiled to a prison farm far from home. Full of personal and historical detail about this dramatic period in Chinese history, My Name is Number 4 has at its centre the feisty and courageous Ting-xing, fighting to survive as a young woman caught up in events beyond her control.

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Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
Author by : Ting-Xing Ye
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
Release : 2010-07-16
File : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780385673860


The World In The Long Twentieth Century

The World In The Long Twentieth Century

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What can be called the long twentieth century represents the most miraculous and creative era in human history. It was also the most destructive. Over the past 150 years, modern societies across the globe have passed through an extraordinary and completely unprecedented transformation rooted in the technological developments of the nineteenth century. The World in the Long Twentieth Century lays out a framework for understanding the fundamental factors that have shaped our world on a truly global scale, analyzing the historical trends, causes, and consequences of the key forces at work. Spanning the 1870s to the present, this book explores the making of the modern world as a connected pattern of global developments. Students learn to think about the past two centuries as a process, a series of political and economic upheavals, technological advances, and environmental transformations that have shaped the long twentieth century.

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Genre : History
Author by : Edward Ross Dickinson
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2018-02-06
File : 480 Pages
ISBN : 9780520285545


The Human Record Sources Of Global History Volume I To 1500

The Human Record Sources Of Global History Volume I To 1500

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THE HUMAN RECORD is the leading primary source reader for the World History course, providing balanced coverage of the global past. Each volume contains a blend of visual and textual sources which are often paired or grouped together for comparison. A prologue entitled Primary Sources and How to Read Them appears in each volume and serves as a valuable pedagogical tool. Approximately one-third of the sources in the Seventh Edition are new, and these documents continue to reflect the myriad experiences of the peoples of the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : History
Author by : Alfred J. Andrea
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2011-01-01
File : 464 Pages
ISBN : 9781133420033