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Publisher: The MacMillan Company-G. S. G. & Associates,
Description:New in New jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black full cloth...New in New jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black full cloth boards, gilt spine title design. Map endpapers. Beautiful original jacket design. A definitive work on the world's power structure; first published in 1966. Unpacks the years 1895-1950 as a period of transition from the world dominated by Europe in the nineteenth century to the world of three blocs in the twentieth century. With clarity, perspective and cumulative impact, Quigley examines the nature of that transition through two world wars and a worldwide economic depression. As an interpretive historian, Quigley shows each event in the full complexity of its historical context. Quigley states: "I know of the operations of this network because I have studied it for twenty years and was permitted for two years, in the early 1960's, to examine its papers and secret records." 1349 pages.
This is a true labour of love: an epic journey through the history of the most pivotal century in Man's development so far. Quigley manages to somehow pick the seed from the chaff and add a refreshing perspective to the 20th Century, warts and all!
Whoever the first reviewer is, do not pay any attention to the comment. Comparing this book to Zinn's is just idiotic, they couldn't be written from more different perspectives. Yet both are extremely informative. Zinn's book focuses on the oppressed and marginalized, while Quigley unashamedly tells ...
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