The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914

By Chris Cook, John Stevenson

© 2005 – Routledge

592 pages | 10 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914 is an outstanding compendium of facts and figures on World History. Fully up-to-date, reliable and clear, this volume is the indispensable source of information on a thorough range of topics such as:

  • the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • anti-semitism and the Holocaust
  • all the world's major famines and natural disasters since 1914
  • whether all countries of the world have a king, president, prime minister or other governance
  • GNP of the world's major states, year by year
  • biographies of key figures
  • civil rights movements
  • the Vietnam War
  • the rise of terrorism
  • globalization.

Thematically presented, the book covers topics relevant from the First World War to the Iraq war of 2003, and from post-colonial Africa to conflicts and movements in Southeast Asia.

With maps, chronologies and full bibliography, this user-friendly reference work is the essential companion for students of history, politics and international relations, and for all those with an interest in world history.

Table of Contents

1. Political History 2. Wars and International Affairs 3. Economic and Social 4. Biographies 5. Topic Bibliography

About the Series

Routledge Companions to History

Routledge Companions to History offer perfect reference guides to key historical events and eras, providing everything that the student or general reader needs to know.

These comprehensive guides include essential apparatus for navigating through specific topics in a clear and straightforward manner – including introductory articles, biographies and chronologies – to provide accessible and indispensable surveys crammed with vital information valuable for beginner and expert alike.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS037000
HISTORY / World