Essays on twentieth-century history / edited by Michael Adas for the American Historical Association.

Contributor(s): Adas, Michael, 1943- | American Historical AssociationMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksCritical perspectives on the past: Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781439902714; 1439902712Subject(s): Twentieth centuryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Essays on twentieth-century history.DDC classification: 909.82 LOC classification: D421 | .E77 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
World migration in the long twentieth century / Jose C. Moya and Adam McKeown -- Twentieth-century urbanization : in search of an urban paradigm for an urban world / Howard Spodek -- Women in the twentieth-century world / Bonnie G. Smith -- The gendering of human rights in the international systems of law in the twentieth century / Jean H. Quataert -- The impact of the two world wars in a century of violence / John H. Morrow, Jr. -- Locating the United States in twentieth-century world history / Carl J. Guarneri -- The technopolitics of Cold War : towards a transregional perspective / Gabrielle Hecht and Paul N. Edwards -- A century of environmental transitions / Richard P. Tucker.
Summary: Probing the paradoxes of "the long twentieth century"--Unprecedented human opportunity and deprivation to the rise of the United States as a hegemon.
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World migration in the long twentieth century / Jose C. Moya and Adam McKeown -- Twentieth-century urbanization : in search of an urban paradigm for an urban world / Howard Spodek -- Women in the twentieth-century world / Bonnie G. Smith -- The gendering of human rights in the international systems of law in the twentieth century / Jean H. Quataert -- The impact of the two world wars in a century of violence / John H. Morrow, Jr. -- Locating the United States in twentieth-century world history / Carl J. Guarneri -- The technopolitics of Cold War : towards a transregional perspective / Gabrielle Hecht and Paul N. Edwards -- A century of environmental transitions / Richard P. Tucker.

Probing the paradoxes of "the long twentieth century"--Unprecedented human opportunity and deprivation to the rise of the United States as a hegemon.

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Michael Adas is Abraham E. Voorhees Professor of History and Board of Governor's Chair, Rutgers University at New Brunswick. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Machines as the Measure of Men , which won the Dexter prize in 1991, and more recently Dominance by Design . He is the co-author (with Peter Stearns and Stuart Schwartz), of World Civilizations: The Global Experience , which is now in its sixth edition.

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