One World Divisible: A Global History Since 1945
Penguin, 2001 - 861 Seiten
The second half of the twentieth century was dominated by the unfolding drama of the Cold War, from the Berlin blockade to the fall of the Berlin Wall. A booming global economy has had its sinister shadow in the apparently insoluble crises that havebeset much of the Third World. Above all, peace in the West has been offset by wars of unbelievable murderousness elsewhere. Reynolds' account is both an overview of the trends underlying this spectacular and awful variety, and an insight into the lives led in its midst.
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ONE WORLD DIVISIBLE: A Global History Since 1945Nutzerbericht - Kirkus
A wide-ranging, utterly absorbing history of our times. With an ironic nod to political correctness, Reynolds (Rich Relations: The American Occupation of Britain, 1942—1945, 1994, etc.) owns up to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
One world divisible: a global history since 1945Nutzerbericht - Not Available - Book Verdict
This volume of "The Global Century" series is one of 11 to be published over the next year. Reynolds (fellow, Cambridge; The Creation of the Anglo-American Alliances and Rich Relations: The American ... Vollständige Rezension lesen