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Title:
Our century.
Publication Information:
Milwaukee : G. Stevens Pub., 1993.

©1989
Physical Description:
9 volumes : illustrations ; 34 cm
General Note:
Originally published: Belmont, Calif. : Fearon Education, 1989.
Language:
English
Contents:
[1] 1900-1910 / Greene -- [2] 1910-1920 / Liberatore -- [3] 1920-1930 / Hill -- [4] 1930-1940 / Owen -- [5] 1940-1950 / Hill -- [6] 1950-1960 / Jones -- [7] 1960-1970 / Lane -- [8] 1970-1980 / Hill -- [9] 1980-1990 / Suter.
ISBN:
9780836810325

9780836810332

9780836810349

9780836810356

9780836810363
Format :
Book

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Summary

Our Century is a dramatic, newspaper-style presentation of each decade. These volumes highlight historic events and outstanding individual achievements in the sporting world, international affairs, scientific discoveries, daily life, and the arts.

In the first decade of the twentieth century, U.S. President William McKinley was assassinated, England's Queen Victoria died, Wilbur and Orville Wright made their historic flight at Kittyhawk, and Henry Ford designed and created the first Model T.


Summary

Our Century is a dramatic, newspaper-style presentation of each decade. These volumes highlight historic events and outstanding individual achievements in the sporting world, international affairs, scientific discoveries, daily life, and the arts.

In the 1910s, the Bolsheviks revolted in Russia, women's suffrage was a dominant social issue, and America participated in World War I. The turbulent flow of this decade is presented in dramatic as-it-happened style.


Summary

Our Century is a dramatic, newspaper-style presentation of each decade. These volumes highlight historic events and outstanding individual achievements in the sporting world, international affairs, scientific discoveries, daily life, and the arts.

From the boom period of the early '20s to the stock market crash of 1929, the social impact of World War I, Charles Lindbergh's trans-Atlantic flight, Babe Ruth, George Gershwin, and the treasures of Tutankhamen -- the '20s roared!


Summary

Our Century is a dramatic, newspaper-style presentation of each decade. These volumes highlight historic events and outstanding individual achievements in the sporting world, international affairs, scientific discoveries, daily life, and the arts.

The 1930s saw worldwide economic collapse, Hitler's attempts to restore Germany to its former glory, and civil war in Spain. But the accomplishments of social reformers like Jane Addams and explorers like Amelia Earhart still managed to capture the world's imagination.


Summary

Our Century is a dramatic, newspaper-style presentation of each decade. These volumes highlight historic events and outstanding individual achievements in the sporting world, international affairs, scientific discoveries, daily life, and the arts.

The devastation of World War II, along with the atomic bomb and the horrors of the Holocaust, dominated the fifth decade of the twentieth century. Big bands, bobby-soxers, rationing, V-E and V-J days are vividly presented in this volume.


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