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A History of the Modern World

A HISTORY OF THE MODERN WORLD

by: Palmer, R. R.
Format: Hardcover

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History of the Modern World is a careful, well-written narrative of major events from the late Middle Ages to the political and religious conflicts at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It offers a wide-ranging survey that helps readers understand both the complexities of great events (e.g., the French Revolution, the First World War, or the collapse of great imperial systems) and the importance of historical analysis. It also provides a careful summary of the modern political changes that have affected the social and cultural development of all modern cultures. Throughout the book's lifetime, "A History of the Modern World" has been hailed as an elegantly written historical narrative, filled with analysis and balanced historical insights as well as its traditional attention to the processes of historical change, conflict, and political transformations. The tenth edition has been updated to include the clear maps, the survey of global economic connections, the chronologies, t

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Product Code: 9780073106922
ISBN: 0073106925
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
Publication Date: 2007-03-30
Number of Pages: 1259 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 10th
Dimension: 7.4 x 2.09 x 9.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.9 pounds