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The Resource The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West, Niall Ferguson

The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West, Niall Ferguson

Label
The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West
Title
The war of the world
Title remainder
twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West
Statement of responsibility
Niall Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seeks to establish a connection between industrial and technological progress and violence in the modern era, arguing that the twentieth century has been the most violent period in history in spite of unprecedented achievements
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163020
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferguson, Niall
Dewey number
303.6/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ6385
LC item number
.F47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War
  • War
  • World politics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West
Label
The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West, Niall Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 655-764) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: The great train crash -- Empires and races -- Orient express -- Fault lines -- The contagion of war -- Graves of nations -- II: Empire-states -- The plan -- Strange folk -- An incidental empire -- Defending the indefensible -- The pity of peace -- III: Killing space -- Blitzkrieg -- Through the looking glass -- Killers and collaborators -- The gates of hell -- IV: A tainted triumph -- The osmosis of war -- Kaputt -- The descent of the West
Control code
20978115
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxxi, 808 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201004
Lccn
2006050304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594201004
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm70839824
Label
The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West, Niall Ferguson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 655-764) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: The great train crash -- Empires and races -- Orient express -- Fault lines -- The contagion of war -- Graves of nations -- II: Empire-states -- The plan -- Strange folk -- An incidental empire -- Defending the indefensible -- The pity of peace -- III: Killing space -- Blitzkrieg -- Through the looking glass -- Killers and collaborators -- The gates of hell -- IV: A tainted triumph -- The osmosis of war -- Kaputt -- The descent of the West
Control code
20978115
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lxxi, 808 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594201004
Lccn
2006050304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594201004
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm70839824

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