A companion to international history 1900-2001 [electronic resource] / edited by Gordon Martel.

Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2007.
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A comprehensive overview of the most important international events, movements, and controversies of the 20th century.Written by distinguished scholars, each an authority in their field Explores influential, underlying themes such as imperialism, nationalism, internationalism, technological developments, and changes in diplomatic methods Addresses a broad range of topics, including diplomacy of wartime and peacemaking, the cold war era and the ""new world order"", the end of European empires, the rise of nationalism in the Third World, globalization, and terrori
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [437]-458) and index.
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  • Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgments; Maps; Introduction; Twentieth-Century International History: The Changing Face of Empire; Part I Undertones; 1 Imperialism; 2 Nationalism; 3 Internationalism; 4 A Shrinking World; 5 A Changing Diplomatic World; Part II The First World War and Its Consequences; 6 The Triple Alliance; 7 The Ententes, 1894-1914; 8 The July Crisis; 9 Wartime Promises and Postwar Europe; 10 Wartime Promises and the Postwar Empires; 11 Envisioning a New World Order; 12 The Versailles System; 13 The Legacy of the First World War
  • Part III The Coming of the Second World War14 Why International Finance Mattered: 1919-1939; 15 The Far Eastern Crisis and the Balance of Power, 1920-1941; 16 The Challenge to Empire in the Middle East and Asia; 17 Mussolini's War in Ethiopia; 18 The Challenge in Europe, 1935-1941; 19 Appeasement; 20 Stalin and the West; 21 The United States and the End of Isolation; Part IV From Grand Alliance to Cold War; 22 The Grand Alliance, 1941-1945; 23 A Bipolar World; 24 A Third World?; 25 Making the New Europe: European Integration since 1950
  • 26 The Making of Modern Southeast Asia in the Age of Decolonization and the Cold War27 The Middle East, 1945-1991: The Making of a Mare's Nest; 28 The Sino-Soviet Alliance; Part V A New World Order?; 29 The Collapse of the Soviet Union and the End of the Cold War; 30 War and Peace in the Global Community, 1989-2001; 31 Globalization; 32 Terrorism: September 11, 2001 and its Consequences; Bibliography; Index
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