The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century : The History of the World, 1901 to the Present Paperback
This dazzling overview of a turbulent century explores both dramatic events and underlying trends.
Despite a terrible two-stage 'European civil war' and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased dramatically alongside a four-fold leap in population, women's lives have been transformed, America has assumed undisputed political and cultural leadership. "The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century" is powerful, international and definitive.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 928 pages, maps
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 31/08/2000
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9780140276312