Author: Martin Gilbert
A History of the Twentieth Century
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Language: English, English
Martin Gilbert, author of the multivolume biography of Winston Churchill
and other brilliant works of history, chronicles world events year by year,
from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age,
taking us through World War I to the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt
as president of the United States and Hider as chancellor of Germany.
He continues on to document wars in South Africa, China, Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Vietnam,
and Bosnia, as well as apartheid, the arms race, the moon landing,
and the beginnings of the computer age, while interspersing the influence of art,
literature, music, and religion throughout this vivid work.