The Age of Extremes

A History of the World, 1914-1991

by E. J. Hobsbawm

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A History of the World, 1914-1991
E. J. Hobsbawm

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An overview of the history of the twentieth century reviews the legacy of two world wars, the Depression, the end of colonialism, the Cold War, the collapse of the USSR, and the era's technological and scientific advances