The War of the World

The War of the World

A New History of the 20th Century

DVD - 2008
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"The film considers the unparalleled stretch of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting 'war of the world' that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 1904 and continued through the Korean War all the way to an ongoing 'Third Word's War'"--Container.
Publisher: [New York] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2008]
ISBN: 9780793694075
0793694078
Call Number: 355.02 WAR
Characteristics: 1 DVD (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Digital video disc.
DVD.
World politics -- 20th century.
War -- Causes -- 20th century.
War -- 20th century.

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Oct 08, 2015

This is a 2008 3-part documentary about a new or revised history of the 20th century produced for PBS (Public Broadcasting Service).
The DVD consists of 3 episodes: 1) The Clash of Empires 2) A Tainted Victory, and 3) The Icebox.
Historian and host Niall Ferguson challenges assumptions, redefining World War II as the central act of an epic struggle between rival empires.
The film considers the unparalleled strech of violence during the 20th century as a single, unrelenting "war of the world" that began with Japan's invasion of Russia in 19004 and continued through the Korean War all the way to an ongoing "Third World's War."
This documentary shows you a new perspective about racial struggle and cleansing in the most violent century in history.

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