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World History Maps: Long 20th Century

This LibGuide contains vairous types of maps representing different periods and places in World History.

Long 20th Century

These maps depict the consequences of the Two World Wars: the rise communism states, the end of European colonial empires, and the Cold War.

Long 20th Century Maps

Rival military coalitions in Europe 1914

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I

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World empires and colonies around 1914

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________           Map of territorial changes in Europe after World War I (1923)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I

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Colonial Empires at the End of World War II

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonialism

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________          Western colonial empires in Asia and Africa all collapsed in the years after 1945

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_War

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________              Post-war border changes in Central Europe an the creation of the Eastern Bloc

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________             Changes in national boundaries after the end of the Cold War and the post-Soviet States

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_War