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Short History of the Twentieth Century

Short History of the Twentieth Century

by Geoffrey Blainey

Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
ISBN: 9781566637930
Pages: 384
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 10 Mb
Date posting: 2020-03-28
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Geoffrey Blainey’s Short History of the World, published by Ivan R. Dee in 2002, rapidly became a book of choice on the subject. Jacques Barzun called it “a unique achievement,” and William L. O’Neill described it as “a delightful read, gracefully written and filled with odd and interesting pieces of information as well as thoughtful comparisons than span both time and space.” Now Mr. Blainey has applied his narrative talents and his scholarly credentials to trace the history of a tempestuous century. A Short History of the Twentieth Century carries some of the excitement of the times as well as the power of unforeseen events. The theme that dominates much of the book is war and ...