Synopses & Reviews
A fascinating atlas of modern history filled with informative text, detailed maps, colorful charts, and dramatic photographs that provide an in-depth look at the people, events, and challenges that have shaped the century which shaped us all. This comprehensive atlas covers everything from Europe's colonial heyday and the First World War, to the Great Depression, the Second World War, the Cold War, and the uncertain stumblings of the New World Order. Special attention has been paid to themes such as the environment, health, science, leisure and technology. Perfect for history buffs and every family wishing to reflect on the century which has just closed.
3200 Includes bibliographical referencs (p. 214-215) and index.