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A History of the Twentieth Century

Martin Gilbert

Martin Gilbert, author of the multivolume biography of Winston Churchill and other brilliant works of history, chronicles world events year by year, from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age, taking us through World War I to the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States and Hider as chancellor of Germany. He continues on to document wars in South Africa, China, Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Vietnam, and Bosnia, as well as apartheid, the arms race, the moon landing, and the beginnings of the computer age, while interspersing the influence of art, literature, music, and religion throughout this vivid work. A rich, textured look at war, celebration, suffering, life, death, and renewal in the century gone by, this volume is nothing less than extraordinary.

Martin Gilbert, author of the multivolume biography of Winston Churchill and other brilliant works of history, chronicles world events year by year, from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age, taking us through World War I to the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States and Hider as chancellor of Germany. He continues on to document wars in South Africa, China, Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Vietnam, and Bosnia, as well as apartheid, the arms race, the moon landing, and the beginnings of the computer age, while interspersing the influence of art, literature, music, and religion throughout this vivid work. A rich, textured look at war, celebration, suffering, life, death, and renewal in the century gone by, this volume is nothing less than extraordinary.
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History

Description:

Martin Gilbert, author of the multivolume biography of Winston Churchill and other brilliant works of history, chronicles world events year by year, from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age, taking us through World War I to the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States and Hider as chancellor of Germany. He continues on to document wars in South Africa, China, Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Vietnam, and Bosnia, as well as apartheid, the arms race, the moon landing, and the beginnings of the computer age, while interspersing the influence of art, literature, music, and religion throughout this vivid work. A rich, textured look at war, celebration, suffering, life, death, and renewal in the century gone by, this volume is nothing less than extraordinary.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Curless

Length:

29h 53m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

39:15


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

43:23


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

28:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

53:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

41:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:00:50


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

38:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

51:00


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

44:43


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

42:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

39:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

38:43


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

49:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

33:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

40:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

39:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

36:17


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

46:36


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

41:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

40:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

40:07


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

37:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

41:48


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

39:21


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

42:04


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

01:00:31


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

01:00:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

42:57


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

38:14


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

50:48


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

30:21


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

41:00


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

40:36


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

56:39


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

24:23


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

42:30


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

41:30


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

41:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

38:24


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:06