"The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914 "is an outstanding compendium of facts and figures on World History. Fully up-to-date, reliable and clear, this volume is the indispensable source of information on a thorough range of topics such as: * a chronology of events of the Arab-Israeli conflict * anti-semitism and the Holocaust * all the world's major famines and natural disasters since 1914 * whether all countries of the world have a king, president, prime minister or other governance * GNP of the world's major states, year by year * biographies of key figures * civil rights movements * the Vietnam War * the rise of terrorism * globalization. Thematically presented, the book covers topics relevant to history, politics and international relations, from the First World War to the Iraq War of 2003, from post-colonial Africa to conflicts and movements in South-East Asia. With maps, chronologies and full bibliography, this user-friendly reference work is the essential companion for students of history, politics and international relations, and for all those with an interest in world history.
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