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National geographic eyewitness to the 20th century

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the threshold of a new millennium, we look back on an extraordinary century, the most momentous and eventful in the history of humankind. In a hundred years that encompass both astonishing achievements and unparalleled horrors, the world has seen the greatest scientific triumphs ever imagined and the two most destructive wars ever fought. At the dawn of the 20th century, powered flight was a visionary dream. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Chronology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
National geographic eyewitness to the 20th century.
Washington, D.C. : The Society, ©1998
(OCoLC)651753441
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.). Book Division.
ISBN: 0792270495 9780792270492 0792270258 9780792270256
OCLC Number: 39007191
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1900-1909 : the age of big business --
1910-1919 : the woman's decade --
1920-1929 : the masses and tribalism --
1930-1939 : the great depression --
1940-1949 : birth of the atomic age --
1950-1959 : the Cold War and McCarthyism --
1960-1969 : challenging the establishment --
1970-1979 : watching the world on TV --
1980-1989 : "all right we are two nations" --
1990-1999 : After the Cold War, the global society.
Other Titles: Eyewitness to the 20th century
Eyewitness to the twentieth century
National geographic.
Responsibility: prepared by the Book Division.
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An illustrated family reference source, organised decade by decade, exploring a hundred years of monumental change from the perspective of photographs and features published in National Geographic  Read more...

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