Contemporary World History

6th Edition

Duiker, William J.
eISBN-13: 9781305156289

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This comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium chronicles the key events of the period and examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 6th Edition, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Author William Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker's own photographs and selection of primary source documents are especially effective in illustrating key points in the narrative. The popular Film & History feature examines several films, presenting a brief analysis of each film's plot as well as its historical significance, value, and accuracy.
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ISBNs 9781285447902, 9781305156289
Language eng
Number of Pages 386
Edition 6th