World History From 1800 to the Present DayBook - 1988
Since 1800 the countries of the world have undergone dramatic political, economic, and social changes, the result of such upheavals as the Industrial Revolution, colonization, two world wars, and scientific/technological advances. This volume of the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia covering World History: from 1800 to the present day provides 2,400 detailed entries, alphabetically arranged, that cover statesmen and rulers, reformers and rebels; military and naval campaigns; religious and political, and social movements; and the history of individual countries, continents, and alliances, including Britain, Europe, the United States, Canada, Africa, Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Soviet bloc, and the Middle East. Maps and diagrams, numerous color and black and white photographs, and supplementary cross-references all combine to provide a comprehensive and authoritative reference work for home or school.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c1988
Branch Call Number: 909/WOR
Characteristics: 391 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 29 cm