The object of this book is to is to explain - rather than simply narrate - the remarkable or rather unique set of events that constitute modern history from the Industrial Revolution to the beginnings of the twenty-first century.
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the English edition; Introduction; I The triumph of Europe; II The First World Revolution; III The Industrial Revolution; IV A century of progress and order; V Division of labor and class struggle; VI The belle ?bpoque; VII The Second World Revolution; VIII War and democracy; IX Depression and totalitarianism; X A new social and democratic order; XI The communist world; XII The rise of the Third World; XIII Renewed capitalism; XIV A somber twenty-first century?; Bibliography; Index; Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.
- LCC: HC53
- Dewey Decimal: 330.905
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 384 p.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)150 (NL)
- Economic history -- 1750-1918
- Economic history -- 1918
- Social history -- 19th century
- Social history -- 20th century
- Economic history
- Social history
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