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Published: 02 May 2002

292 Pages | 2 maps


ISBN: 9780192803146

Bookseller Code (AE)

The World Since 1945

A Concise History

Keith Robbins

  • A concise outline of the history of the whole world since 1945 in a single, affordable paperback
  • Accessible and stimulating introduction, assuming little or no background knowledge on the readers' part
  • Chapters focus conveniently on particular decades, so that the book can be read in its entirety or as separate essays
  • Discusses the impact of decolonization, the twists and turns of the Cold War, regionalization and globalization, and the collapse of communism.
  • Robbins also broaches the subject of a 'New World Order'