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The world : a brief introduction
—Haass, Richard, author.
1 available of 7 items

"This book is designed to provide readers with the background and building blocks they need in order to answer for themselves the critical questions about what is taking place around the world and why. It explains what makes each region of the world tick, the many challenges globalization presents, and the most influential countries, events, and ideas. Its aim is to help readers become more informed, discerning citizens, better able to arrive at sound, independent judgments and less vulnerable to being misled"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
History, Modern.
International relations -- History.
World politics.
xxii, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
From the Thirty Years' War to the outbreak of World War I (1618-1914)
From World War I through World War II (1914-1945)
The Cold War (1945-1989)
The post-Cold War era (1989-present)
East Asia and the Pacific
South Asia
The Middle East
The Americas
Terrorism and counterterrorism
Nuclear proliferation
Climate change
The Internet, cyberspace, and cybersecurity
Global health
Trade and investment
Currency and monetary policy
Sovereignty, self-determination, and balance of power
Alliances and coalitions
International society
War between countries
Internal instability and war within countries
The liberal world order.
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