The Contemporary World

The Contemporary World

From 1945 to the 21st Century

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Offers a chronicle of world events, from World War II and the race to the moon to the mapping of the human genome and smartphones with highlights of events, names, and dates of the era.

Rosen Pub Group
This intriguing, informational, and content-rich volume offers a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle of contemporary world events, from WWII to the War on Terror, Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan, from the birth of Israel to revolution in Egypt and Libya, from the aftermath of the Great Depression to the cascading chaos of the Great Recession, from the Race to the Moon to the mapping of the human genome, from mainframes to tablets and landlines to smartphones. Lavishly illustrated, dynamically designed spreads bring to life major events of world history. A timeline at the bottom of every page highlights the most important events, names, and dates of the era, and color-coded cross-referencing helps point readers to other applicable sections. Ideal for students searching for reference points, this highly accessible resource contains a large quantity of intriguing sidebars, as well as biographies of world leaders and notable personalities in the arts and humanities.

Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781448872251
Branch Call Number: 909.82 Berndl 2013
Characteristics: 139 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Hattstein, Markus


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