A History of the Modern World: An Outline is written by Ranjan Chakrabarti, which briefly yet succinctly highlights the major events that shaped the modern world. The book covers topics such as the French Revolution; that played a major role in Europe. It also highlights the Renaissance phase, when arts and crafts took centre-stage and dazzled everyone.
During the course of the book, we get to read about the American war of independence, and the key members who took part in the struggle. Emphasis is also laid on the Industrial Revolution, which saw the likes of Thomas Edison and Nikolai Tesla bring about a radical change in the socio-economic dynamics of the era. We also learn about the Great Depression of 1929, which was followed by World War I. Towards the end, we read about the incidences that culminated into the horrific World War II, which thereby lead to the Cold War between two superpowers of the world.
Famous names in history like Napolean, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler are also mentioned here. This book is a handy tool for undergraduates in history as well as those who are enthusiastic to learn more about the events of the past.
Ranjan Chakrabarti is the Vice-Chancellor at Vidyasagar University and is known for books such as Dictionary of Historical Places: Bengal, 1757-1947 and Situating Environmental History. He is an avid historian and his work is highly respected.
This paperback edition of A History of the Modern World: An Outline comprises 416 information-rich pages and is perfect for any personal collection or library display. It has been published by Primus Books in English and has an ISBN 10 number of 9380607504, and an ISBN 13 number of 9789380607504. So order it online today and take a walk down history with this highly informative book.