The Twentieth Century

The Twentieth Century

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
Each volume provides a politically correct overview of a different period in American history, such as the Roaring Twenties, the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam, and the Great Depression and World War II

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An inviting reference for middle and high school students with broad, comprehensive coverage presented in a lively, accessible news magazine-like format. Each self-contained volume focuses on a distinct historical period of the century from a primarily American perspective, and each volume is divided into six units: the nation, the world, business and economy, science and technology, arts and entertainment, and sports and leisure. Special attention is given to the often overlooked achievements of immigrants, minorities, and women throughout the series. Its text is also complemented by numerous charts, graphs, tables, photos, and complemented by numerous charts, graphs, tables, photos, and timelines. The volumes are: The Progressive Era and the First World War (1900-1918), The Roaring Twenties and an unsettled peace (1919-1929), The Great Depression and World War II (1930-1945), Postwar prosperity and the Cold War (1946-1963), The Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam era (1964-1975), and Baby boomers and the New Conservatism . Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1992
ISBN: 9780028974422
Branch Call Number: 909.82 TWENT
Characteristics: volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Downey, Matthew T.
Notes: Includes index


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