The Story of the World

Volume 4 — The Modern Age
From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

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Chp. Title
1. Britain’s Empire
2. West Against East
3. British Invasions
4. Resurrection and Rebellion
5. The American Civil War
6. Two Tries For Freedom
7. Two Empires, Three Republics, and One Kingdom
8. Becoming Modern
9. Two More Empires, Two Rebellions
10. A Canal to the East and a Very Dry Desert
11. The Far Parts of the World
12. Unhappy Unions
13. The Old-Fashioned Emperor and the Red Sultan
14. Two Czars and Two Emperors
15. Small Countries With Large Invaders
16. The Expanding United States
17. China’s Troubles
18. Europe and the Countries Just East
19. China, Vietnam—and France
20. Revolution In the Americas … War In the World
21. A Revolution Begins, and the Great War Ends
22. National Uprisings
23. “Peace” and a Man of War
24. The King and Il Duce
25. Armies In China
26. The Great Crash, and What Came of It
27. Civil War and Invasion
28. The Second World War
29. The End of World War II
30. Partitioned Countries
31. Western Bullies and American Money
32. Africa and China After World War II
33. Communism in Asia
34. Dictators in South America and Africa
35. The Cold War
36. Struggles and Assassinations
37. Two Short Wars and One Long One
38. Two Ways of Fighting
39. The 1980s in the East and the Mideast
40. The 1980s in the USSR
41. Communism Crumbles—but Survives
42. The End of the Twentieth Century

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Covers 1850 to 1994. Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution?

Susan Wise Bauer's masterful narrative history for elementary-level readers. Includes illustrations, maps, a timeline, and parental aid notes.

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