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Interpreting the 20th century [videorecording] : the struggle over democracy /
taught by Pamela Radcliff.
imprint
Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2004.
description
8 videodiscs (ca. 1440 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 4 course guidebooks (22 cm.).
ISBN
1565858875 :
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2004.
isbn
1565858875 :
standard identifier
9781565858879 :
publisher #
8090
8091--8094
contents note
lecture 1. Framing the 20th century -- lecture 2. The opening act: World War I -- lecture 3. Framing the peace: the Paris peace treaties -- lecture 4. Intellectual foundations: Nietzsche and Freud -- lecture 5. Art and the post-war crisis of meaning -- lecture 6. Gender crisis: the women question -- lecture 7. The origins of mass society -- lecture 8. Defining mass society and its consequences -- lecture 9. Crisis of capitalism: the Great Depression -- lecture 10. Communist ideology: from Marx to Lenin -- lecture 11. The rise of fascism -- lecture 12. Communist revolution in Russia. lecture 13. The totalitarian state? Nazi Germany -- lecture 14. The totalitarian state? The Soviet Union -- lecture 15. China: the legacy of imperialism -- lecture 16. The Chinese revolution -- lecture 17. India: the legacy of imperialism -- lecture 18. India: the road to independence -- lecture 19. Mexico: the roots of revolution -- lecture 20. The Mexican revolution and its consequences -- lecture 21. Japan: the path to modernization -- lecture 22. Japan: a new imperial power -- lecture 23. The Pacific war -- lecture 24. The European war. lecture 25. The Holocaust -- lecture 26. Existentialism in post-war Europe -- lecture 27. Origins of the Cold War -- lecture 28. The Cold War in American society -- lecture 29. Science and the state in Cold War America -- lecture 30. The welfare state -- lecture 31. The process of decolonization -- lecture 32. Challenges for post-colonial societies -- lecture 33. Competing nationalisms: The Middle East -- lecture 34. Development models: Communist China -- lecture 35. Development models: democratic India -- lecture 36. The authoritarian development state: Japan -- lecture 37. The Japanese model: available for export? -- lecture 38. Latin America: dictatorship and democracy -- lecture 39. Hard cases: Africa -- lecture 40. An African case study: NIgeria -- lecture 41. A generation of protests: civil rights -- lecture 42. A generation of protests: 1968 -- lecture 43. Global women's movements -- lecture 44. The rise of fundamentalist politics -- lecture 45. Communism: from reform to collapse, 1956-90 -- lecture 46. The end of history? -- lecture 47. Globalization and its challenges -- lecture 48. A new world order?
general note
24 lectures in 4 parts, 30 min. each.
Course guidebook includes scope, outline and readings for each lecture, timeline and biographical notes.
Each part consists of 2 videodiscs and each videodisc consists of six lectures. Each course guidebook covers the 12 lectures contained in 2 videodiscs in one part.
Special features: Lecture chapters; Professor biography.
performer
Lectures presented by Pamela Radcliff, University of California at San Diego.
abstract
Examines the struggle over democracy and the 20th century transformation of the political, social, and economic structures of the world.
catalogue key
6020035
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD.

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