Author: C D M Ketelbey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195607457
Long regarded as standard work, this book is warmly commended to all who wish to understand the modern political world.
This fifth edition deals with major developments such as the economic post-war recovery and prosperity of France, Italy and Germany, Russia’s built-up of military and political power; changes in the Indian sub-continent and the creation of Bangladesh; the continuing transformation of Africa into self-governing units; the Cultural Revolution in China and her maneuvering with Russia for strategic position in South-East and Central Asia.
The author also comments on the deepening depression and disillusionment in the USA in the sixties, the militant black movements, the space race to the moon, the Cuban crisis
and Vietnam war.
II.THE LAST YEARS OF THE ANCIEN REGIME
III.THE FRENCH REVOLUTION (1789-95)
V.EUROPE PROM 1815 TO 1850
VI.EROPE FROM 1850-1871
VII.THE NEAR EASTERN QUESTION, 1856-1914
VII.FORTY YEARS OF ARMED PEACE ( 1871-1914)
VIII.FORTY YEARS OF ARMED PEACE ( 1871-19140
IX.GERMANIA CONTRA MUNDUM
X.THE EXPANSION (1789-1920 AND CONRACTION (1920-64) OF EUROPE
XI.THE FAR EAST
XII.THE UNITEDNSTATES OF AMERICA
A FEW SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING