The book, ‘History of the World: From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century’ is an informative book based on contemporary history which documents various events that have shaped the global world in recent times. Written in a powerful and easy to understand language, this book is a good read for anyone who is interested in modern History and its implications. Special attention has been given to ensure that all facts are accurate.
The period before 19th century has been meticulously covered by many historians. However there aren’t many books in the market today which cover the period from late 19th century to the period we live in today. Many significant incidents and individuals during that period have shaped the contemporary world we live in. This is why this book, ‘History of the World: From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century’ consists of a detailed account of all events and individuals who have shaped the last 100 hundred years.
The American Civil rights movement is discussed in detail and the authors have taken into account aspects both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the motion. The book draws attention to the results of this movement and its direct impact on the liberation of the African-Americans in The United States of America. The book dissects the history post 1950, a period which was characterized by cold war. The book also sheds light on the significance of the Soviet Union and its experimentation with Communism.
About the authors
Arjun Dev is a famous author and historian. He has written other books like Gandhi-Nehru Correspondence: A Selection. Co Author Indira Arjun Dev is a noted historian and has previously worked with NCERT as a History professor. She has also written several books on History including Social Science Part I and Kavitayen: Subramanya Bharati.
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