(4) YA Perspectives on Modern World History series. Each volume presents a collection of essays and articles that explore a critical point in modern world history. The events are discussed from multiple perspectives, including views from those who participated in the events or were otherwise key figures. The writing covers historical background, controversies, and personal viewpoints. A few pictures, sidebars, and pull-quotes supplement each text-heavy volume. Reading list, timeline, websites. Ind. Review covers these Perspectives on Modern World History titles: The End of Apartheid, The Fall of the Berlin Wall, The Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989, and Chernobyl.


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