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Author Bauer, S. Wise.

Title The story of the world : history for the classical child. Volume 4, The modern age, from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR / Susan Wise Bauer ; illustrations by Sarah Park.

Imprint Charles City, VA : Peace Hill Press, c2005.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Homeschool Collection    909.08 WIS v.4    Available
Description xv, 503 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Britain's empire -- West against East -- British invasions -- Resurrection and rebellion -- American Civil War -- Two tries for freedom -- Two empires, three republics,and one kingdom -- Becoming modern -- Two more empires, two rebellions -- Canal to the East and a very dry desert -- Far parts of the world -- Unhappy unions -- Old-fashioned emperor and the Red Sultan -- Two Czars and two emperors -- Small countries with large invaders -- Expanding United States -- China's troubles -- Europe and the countries just East -- China, Vietnam -- and France -- Revolution in the Americas ... war in the world -- Revolution begins, and the Great War ends -- National uprisings -- "Peace" and a man of war -- King and II Duce -- Armies in China -- Great crash, and what came of it -- Civil War and invasion -- The Second World War -- End of World War II -- Partitioned countries -- Western bullies and American money -- Africarica and China after World War II -- Communism in Asia -- Dictators in South America and Africa -- Cold War -- Struggles and assassinations -- Two short wars and one long one -- Two ways of fighting -- 1980s in the East and the Mideast -- 1980s in USSR -- Communism crumbles, but survives -- End of the twentieth century -- Table of dates -- a chronology of the Modern Age.
Summary Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.
Audience For ages 5 to 12.
Subject History, Modern -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
History, Modern -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
History, Modern.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Added Author Park, Sarah.
ISBN 9780972860345
9781415654804 (FollettBound)
1415654808 (FollettBound)
9780972860338 (pbk.)
0972860339 (pbk.)

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