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Story of the World vol 4, The Modern World

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Chapter 1--Britain's Empire
          Victoria's England -- pg. 5
          The Sepoy Mutiny -- pg. 9 (1856)
Chapter 2--West Against East
          Japan Re-Opens -- pg. 15 (1853)
          The Crimean War -- pg. 18 (1856)
Chapter 3--British Invasions
          The Great Game -- pg. 25 (1863)
          Wandering Through Africa -- pg. 29 (1858)
Chapter 4--Resurrection and Rebellion
          Italy's 'Resurrection' -- pg. 37 (1848-1861)
          The Taiping Rebellion -- pg. 41 (1860)
Chapter 5--The American Civil War
          South Against North -- pg. 49 (1861-5)
          After the Civil War -- pg. 53 (1865)
Chapter 6--Two Tries For Freedom
          Paraguay and the Triple Alliance -- pg. 59 (1865-70)
          The Dominion of Canada -- pg. 63 (1867)
Chapter 7--Two Empires, Three Republics, and One Kingdom
          Two Empires and Three Republics -- pg. 71 (1870-1)
          The Second Reich -- pg. 75 (1871)
Chapter 8--Becoming Modern
          Rails, Zones, and Bulbs -- pg. 83 (1869-79)
          Japan's Meiji Restoration -- pg. 86 (1860-84)
Chapter 9--Two More Empires, Two Rebellions
          The Dutch East Indies -- pg. 93 (1871-)
          The Sick Man of Europe -- pg. 96 (1876-8)
Chapter 10--A Canal to the East and a Very Dry Desert
          The War of the Pacific -- pg. 103 (1879)
          The Suez Canal -- pg. 107 (1867-79)
Chapter 11--The Far Parts of the World
          The Iron Outlaw -- pg. 113 (1880)
          Carving Up Africa -- pg. 117 (1880-1900)
Chapter 12--Unhappy Unions
          Ireland's Troubles -- pg. 123 (1845-1850)
          The Boers and the British -- pg. 127 (1899)
Chapter 13--The Old-Fashioned Emperor and the Red Sultan
          Brazil's Republic -- pg. 135 (1841-88)
          Abdulhamid the Red -- pg. 139 (1878-89)
Chapter 14--Two Czars and Two Emperors
          The Next-to-Last Czar of Russia -- pg. 147 (1889-94)
          Ethiopia and Italy -- pg. 150 (1889-96)
Chapter 15--Small Countries With Large Invaders
          The Korean Battleground -- pg. 157 (1894-95)
          The Spanish-American War -- pg. 161 (1898-1901)
Chapter 16--The Expanding United States
          Moving West -- pg. 169 (1846-1912)
          Stocks, Philanthropists, and Outlaws -- pg. 173 (1900)
Chapter 17--China's Troubles
          The Boxer Rebellion -- pg. 179 (1898-1900)
          The Czar and the Admiral -- pg. 185 (1904-5)
Chapter 18--Europe and the Countries Just East
          Persia, Its Enemies, and Its 'Friends' -- pg. 191 (1896-1906)
          The Balkan Mess -- pg. 196 (1878-1912)
Chapter 19--China, Vietnam--and France
          The Last Emperor -- pg. 203 (1908-12)
          The Vietnamese Restoration Society -- pg. 207 (1903-8)
Chapter 20--Revolution In the Americas . . . War In the World
          The Mexican Revolution -- pg. 211 (1910-13)
          World War I -- pg. 216 (1914-17)
Chapter 21--A Revolution Begins, and the Great War Ends
          The Russian Revolution -- pg. 223 (1914-17)
          The End of World War I -- pg. 227 (1918)
Chapter 22--National Uprisings
          The Easter Uprising -- pg. 233 (1916-23)
          Indian Nationalism -- pg. 237 (1919)
Chapter 23--'Peace' and a Man of War
          The Peace of Versailles -- pg. 245 (1919)
          The Rise of Joseph Stalin -- pg. 251 (1922--)
Chapter 24--The King and Il Duce
          The First King of Egypt -- pg. 257 (1922)
          Fascism in Italy -- pg. 260 (1923)
Chapter 25--Armies In China
          Japan, China, and a Pretend Emperor -- pg. 269 (1928-31)
          The Long March -- pg. 273 (1934)
Chapter 26--The Great Crash, and What Came of It
          Black Tuesday and a New Deal -- pg. 281 (1929)
          Hitler's Rise to Power -- pg. 286 (1932)
Chapter 27--Civil War and Invasion
          Red Spain, Black Spain, a King, and a General -- pg. 293 (1939)
          Rebuilding the 'Fatherland' -- pg. 299 (1938-9)
Chapter 28--The Second World War
          The Three-War War -- pg. 305 (1937-42)
          The Holocaust -- pg. 309 (1935-44)
Chapter 29--The End of World War II
          The War that Stretched Across the World -- pg. 317 (1941-45)
          The Atom Bomb -- pg. 323 (1945)
Chapter 30--Partitioned Countries
          Muslims and Hindus in India -- pg. 329 (1947)
          The Partitioning of Palestine -- pg. 332 (1947-8)
Chapter 31--Western Bullies and American Money
          The Suez Crisis -- pg. 339 (1952-6)
          The Marshall Plan -- pg. 345 (1947-61)
Chapter 32--Africa and China After World War II
          One Country, Two Different Worlds -- pg. 351 (1948-)
          Two Republics of China -- pg. 355 (1949)
Chapter 33--Communism in Asia
          Ho Chi Minh and the Viet Minh -- pg. 363 (1945-54)
          The Korean War -- pg. 367 (1950-3)
Chapter 34--Dictators in South America and Africa
          Argentina's President and His Wife -- pg. 373 (1945-55)
          Freedom in the Belgian Congo 379 (1958-)
Chapter 35--The Cold War
          The Space Race -- pg. 385 (1957-69)
          Thirteen Days in October -- pg. 389 (1956-62)
Chapter 36--Struggles and Assassinations
          The Death of John F. Kennedy -- pg. 397 (1963)
          Civil Rights -- pg. 402 (1954-64)
Chapter 37--Two Short Wars and One Long One
          The Vietnam War -- pg. 411 (1959-72)
          Trouble in the Middle East -- pg. 415 (1967)
Chapter 38--Two Ways of Fighting
          Soviet Invasions -- pg. 423 (1979)
          Terrorism -- pg. 426 (1972-8)
Chapter 39--The 1980s in the East and the Mideast
          India After Partition -- pg. 433 (1970-84)
          Iran and Iraq -- pg. 439 (1954-80)
Chapter 40--The 1980s in the USSR
          Chernobyl and Nuclear Power -- pg. 445 (1950-1986)
          The End of the Cold War 449 (1980-87)
Chapter 41--Communism Crumbles--but Survives
          Democracy in China? -- pg. 455 (1966-89)
          Communism Crumbles -- pg. 459 (1989-91)
Chapter 42--The End of the Twentieth Century
          The First Persian Gulf War -- pg. 465 (1991)
          Africa, Independent -- pg. 469 (1989-94)