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Topic: 20th Century

To assist in the study of Western Civilization and the period known as the 20th Century.

Introduction to Topic Guide

The purpose of this Topic Guide is to assist with the study of Western Civilization and the period known as the 20th Century, 1901-2000.

Image: "World War Memorial Cemetery"

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Specific Call Numbers to browse:

CB 305-430

History of Civilization (by Period)

D 839-860

Post-war Period (1945- )

D 410-475

Modern History—20th Century

DA – DX

Histories by Countries

D 501-680

World War I (1914-1918)

DS 918-921.8

Korea—War and Intervention (1950-1953)

D 720-728

Period Between the World Wars (1919-1939)

DS 557-559.9

Vietnamese Conflict

D 731-838

World War II (1939-1945)

E 740-889

U.S. History, 20th Century

"The 20th Century was the most violent in history. It included two world wars, the Cold War, the dismantling of colonialism and the invention of the Totalitarian state.  At the same time, the 20th Century was marked by the struggle for human rights and the rise of global capitalism."  A Brief History of Western Culture: Modern (after c. 1800), 20th Century, Khan Academy

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