Chakrabarti, Ranjan.

A history of the modern world : an outline / History of the modern world Chakrabarti, Ranjan. - New Delhi : Primus Books, 2012. - xvii, 416 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. - Primus textus .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A History of the Modern World: An Outline is an introductory text that provides a well-rounded historical account of the processes of the modern world, ranging from the French Revolution and Napoleon to the Cold War. The work assesses major moments and transitions in European and world history such as the Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, and the World Wars of the twentieth century. One of the primary objectives of this book is to understand how revolutions, wars, dictatorships and empires have led to long-term experiments with nationalism, democracy, liberalism, human rights, socialism, sustainable development, and global peace. This book will be of use to school and university students, competitive examinees, and general readers who require a clear and concise delineation of modern world history.


9789380607504 (pbk.) Rs295.00


History, Modern.

909.08 CHA / 005210
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