20th century failures and the challenge of the last decade

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  • English
B. Dogra , New Delhi
Economic history -- 20th century., Social history -- 20th century., World politics -- 20th cen
Other titlesChallenge of the last decade.
StatementBharat Dogra.
SeriesSocial change paper ;, 29
LC ClassificationsHC54 .D63 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1374985M
LC Control Number92906731

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government. But as with war, the numbers have fallen from the 20th century, when more than 70 million died from famine. Again, intervention by the UN’s World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture.

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This century witnessed two world wars, the Great Depression of the s, the Holocaust in Europe, the Cold War, revolutionary social equality movements, and the exploration of space. Follow the changes in this decade-by-decade timeline of the 20th century.

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