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A Concise History of the. has been added to your Cart. I recommend this book to any college students who are taking any world civilization, government or history class.

A Concise History of the. Woodruff's books include Impact of Western Man, America's Impact on the World, The Struggle for World Power, The Emergence of an International Economy and a best-selling memoir The Road to Nab End. His writings have been widely translated.

By investigating the major changes in world history during the past five hundred years, Woodruff explains to what extent world .

This extraordinary book tells of the rise and fall of empires and civilizations; it recounts the growing communality and interdependence of nations; it shows how so many problems of the contemporary world are the legacy of an unprecedented era of western domination - the end of which was hastened by the two world wars.

Authors: Woodruff, William. In an ever-shrinking world, the need for a global perspective in dealing with the modern world has become acute. eBook 22,99 €. price for Russian Federation (gross). This book attempts to provide such a perspective by investigating the major changes in geopolitics and world economy during the past 500 years. However compact, it enables us to understand the present unravelling of Communism and the growing challenge from Asia to Western Superiority.

By investigating the major changes of world history during the past five hundred years, this book provides the .

By investigating the major changes of world history during the past five hundred years, this book provides the necessary global perspective to understand the geopolitical and geoeconomic changes facing us today. Unfortunately this A single-colume history of the modern world is bound to be concise, and when it takes the modern world's start as 1500 it makes it even trickier to avoid just skating over the surface.

Its underlying theme is the struggle for power in which, since the sixteenth century, the West has prevailed. Many of the problems of the contemporary world - including terrorism - are the legacy of the period of Western domination. Until the rise of the West, and its incomparable impact on every branch of human activity, the centre of the world has been in Asia.

Her book is unique among world histories in the extent of its attention to gender, marriage, family, inequality . Merry Wiesner-Hanks’ world history breaks new ground.

Her book is unique among world histories in the extent of its attention to gender, marriage, family, inequality and other social themes. John McNeill - author of The Human Web: A Bird’s-Eye View of World History.

By investigating the major changes of world history during the past five hundred years, this book provides the necessary global perspective to understand the geopolitical and geoeconomic changes facing us today

By investigating the major changes of world history during the past five hundred years, this book provides the necessary global perspective to understand the geopolitical and geoeconomic changes facing us today. We have reached a crucial transitional stage in world history in which the world will no longer be shaped by the single image of western modernism, but increasingly by the image of all cultures and civilizations. The need to take a world view-which this book provides-has become acute.

We cannot see the present except through the past. People not only have a history, they are history. Crooked or straight, in providing us with an imaginative understanding of the origins and consequences of what we are doing, history provides us with perspective, with balance, with wisdom - not for the moment, or the day, but for the totality of our lives and the society in which we live. Having stressed the role of power politics in world affairs, and the need to take both a world and a historical view, it remains to explain why I chose to begin this inquiry at 1500.

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