William R. Keylor
Part One: The First and Second World Wars
1. The Emergence of the Bipolar World
2. The Militarization of Containment
3. The Rise and Fall of Détente
4. The Decline and Fall of the Soviet Empire
5. European Unite and Disunity
Part Two: The Third
6. The Evolution of Inter-American Relations
7. East Asia Recuperates from the Ravages of War
8. Cold War and Non-Alignment in South and Southeast Asia
9. Regional Rivalries and East-West Conflicts in the Middle East
10. Africa: the Travails of Independence
Epilogue: A World of Nations in the Era of Globalization
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William R. Keylor received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.A. and Ph.D in history from Columbia University. He is Professor of History and International Relations at Boston University, where he chaired its Department of History from 1988 to 2000 and currently directs its
International History Institute. He has been the recipient of Guggenheim, Fulbright, Woodrow Wilson, and Earhart Fellowships, was elected to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and was named Chevalier de L'Ordre National du Merite by the French government. He is author or editor of
several books and articles on the history of international relations and the history of modern France, including The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond: An International History Since 1900, Fifth Edition (OUP, 2006), Encyclopedia of the Modern World (2005), and The Legacy of The Great War:
Peacemaking 1919 (1998).
- William Kelleher Storey and Towser Jones
New to this Edition
- Updated to take into account developments in the post 9/11 world.
- Reorganized to appeal to political scientists as well as historians.
- Flows chronologically while still maintaining the regional focus of the first edition.
- Includes new images and maps.
incorporates International Relation theory, including human rights, environmental issues, NGOs, international terrorism and immigration.