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Books in 20th Century Perspectives series

  • The Rise of Modern China

    Tony Allan

    Library Binding (Heinemann, Feb. 8, 2002)
    This book examines one of the most significant periods of political development in the 20th Century. Readers will learn: who Mao Zedong was; what the cultural Revolution was; and how China became a Communist state. Primary source materials are included.
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  • Weapons and Technology of WWII

    Windsor Chorlton

    Paperback (Heinemann, Feb. 8, 2002)
    This book examines the changes in weapons and tactics that impacted the way war was waged during World War II. Read and discover: what the "wolf packs" that cruised the Atlantic Ocean were, how code-breakers changed the course of the war, and more.
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  • The Great Depression

    David Downing

    Library Binding (Heinemann/Raintree, June 1, 2001)
    Describes the economic and political events leading up to the stock market crash of 1929, the effects of the resulting depression on the United States and world economies, and the consequences and legacies of the Great Depression.
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  • The Cold War

    David Taylor

    Paperback (Heinemann, May 22, 2001)
    This book examines one of the most significant eras of turmoil in the 20th century. Read will learn everything from how East Germans escaped over the Berlin Wall, to how the United States and Russia spied on each other during the Cold War.
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  • The Causes of World War II

    Paul Dowswell

    Paperback (Heinemann, July 9, 2003)
    Dowswell, Paul
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  • The Great Depression

    David Downing

    Paperback (Heinemann, May 21, 2001)
    Through this book, readers will learn: why October 29, 1929, is known as "Black Tuesday"; what the "Dust Bowl" was and how it added to the misery of the Great Depression; and what President Roosevelt's "New Deal" programs accomplished.
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  • The Cold War

    David Taylor

    Library Binding (Heinemann, May 21, 2001)
    This book examines one of the most significant eras of turmoil in the 20th century. Read will learn everything from how East Germans escaped over the Berlin Wall, to how the United States and Russia spied on each other during the Cold War.
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  • The Causes of World War I

    Tony Allan

    Paperback (Heinemann, July 9, 2003)
    This book examines the main causes of the first great war of the 20th century and the events that led to its beginning.
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  • 20th Century Perspectives: Weapons of World War 1 Cased

    Paul Dowsell

    Hardcover (Heinemann Library, )
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  • The Russian Revolution

    Tony Allan

    Library Binding (Heinemann, Nov. 21, 2002)
    This book examines one of the most significant periods of political development in the 20th century. Readers will learn: who Rasputin was and what powers he had over the Russian czar and czarina; who led the revolution of 1917 and how he and his followers took over Russia; and why Russia pulled out of World War I in 1918. Primary source materials are included.
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  • Key Battles of World War II

    Fiona Reynoldson

    Paperback (Heinemann, May 21, 2001)
    This book examines the battles that determined the outcome of this monumental war. Readers will learn: how more than 150,000 Allied soldiers stormed the beaches on D-day; where the "soft underbelly" of Europe was; and other key facts.
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  • The Rise of Modern China

    Tony Allan

    Paperback (Heinemann, Feb. 8, 2002)
    This book examines one of the most significant periods of political development in the 20th Century. Readers will learn: who Mao Zedong was; what the cultural Revolution was; and how China became a Communist state. Primary source materials are included.
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