A rich, complex and absorbing subject, it's hard to find the history of the twentieth century in one accessible book ... until now.
From two World Wars to astonishing scientific progress and social upheaval, the twentieth century saw unprecedented change. In this concise history of a century like no other, authors Nicola Chalton and Meredith MacArdle guide us through a hundred years that transformed the way we live.
Covering everything from the fall of empire to the Digital Revolution, this is a chance to take a step back and understand the full spectrum of world history in the last century, and to discover how it shaped the modern world we know today.
With information broken down into easily digestible chunks, this is the perfect way to swot up on your world history and discover just how the world as we know it came to be.