One Significant Change That Has Occurred in the World Between 1900 and 2005. Explain the Impact This Change Has Made on Our Lives and Why It Is an Important Change.

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E SSAYS ON
TWENTIETH-C ENTURY
H ISTORY

In the series Critical Perspectives on the Past, edited by
Susan Porter Benson, Stephen Brier, and Roy Rosenzweig
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ISBN 978-1-4399-0269-1 (cloth : alk. paper)—ISBN 978-1-4399-0270-7 (paper : alk. paper)—ISBN 978-1-4399-0271-4 (electronic) 1. History, Modern—20th century.
2. Twentieth century. 3. Social history—20th century. 4. World politics—20th century.
I. Adas, Michael, 1943– II. American Historical Association.
D421.E77 2010
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C ONTENTS

Introduction

Michael Adas

1

1 World Migration in the Long Twentieth Century
• Jose C. Moya and Adam McKeown

9



2 Twentieth-Century Urbanization: In Search of an Urban
Paradigm for an Urban World • Howard Spodek

53

3 Women in the Twentieth-Century World

Bonnie G. Smith

83

4 The Gendering of Human Rights in the International Systems of Law in the Twentieth Century • Jean H. Quataert

116

5 The Impact of the Two World Wars in a Century of Violence
• John H. Morrow Jr.

161

6 Locating the United States in Twentieth-Century World History
• Carl J. Guarneri

213

7 The Technopolitics of Cold War: Toward a Transregional
Perspective • Gabrielle Hecht and Paul N. Edwards

271

8 A Century of Environmental Transitions
• Richard P. Tucker

315

About the Contributors



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