- ISBN: 9780130287038 | 0130287032
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/11/2002
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Uncertain Order offers a chronological and regionally-organized approach to twentieth-century world history, emphasizing the roles of individuals in the shaping of the century's events. This approach is supported by three major themes: ideology, conflict, and technology. With full coverage of Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America, and full chapters devoted to the First and Second World Wars, Uncertain Order provides readers with a compelling perspective on the twentieth century. Key Features Include: bull; bull;Biographical essays emphasize the roles of individuals in shaping the century's events bull;Balanced coverage of major world regions including Southeast Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the non-western world in general bull;Focus on both the First and Second World Wars bull;Three-part organization covering: The Decline of European Hegemony, 1900-1945; The Age of the Superpowers, 19451989; and The World Order in Transition, 1989-Present bull;Straightforward and accessible format with a lively, narrative writing style