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American decades

Author: Vincent TompkinsJudith BaughmanVictor BondiRichard LaymanEric L BargeronAll authors
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Gale Cengage Learning Detroit, Michigan : Gale Research, a part of Cengage Learning, 1994-2011. ©1994-2011.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American Decades: The decades of 20th -century American-the most diverse and dramatic intervals in the history of humankind-have been singled out for individual coverage in this landmark series. Changes and challenges unique to each 10-year period are covered with extraordinary depth and thoroughness in American Decades. Each volume begins with a chronology of world events to provide a context for the American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American decades.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994-©2001
(OCoLC)607918396
Online version:
American decades.
Detroit : Gale Research, ©1994-©2001
(OCoLC)624950811
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Tompkins; Judith Baughman; Victor Bondi; Richard Layman; Eric L Bargeron; James F Tidd; Tandy McConnell
ISBN: 0787650765 9780787650766 0810357224 9780810357228 0810357232 9780810357235 0810357240 9780810357242 0810357259 9780810357259 0810357267 9780810357266 0810357275 9780810357273 0810388839 9780810388833 0810388820 9780810388826 0810388812 9780810388819 0787640301 9780787640309 1414436068 9781414436067
OCLC Number: 29255594
Language Note: English.
Notes: Volume 3: edited by Judith S. Baughman; Volume 4-5, 8-9: edited by Victor Bondi; Volume 6: edited by Richard Layman -- Volume 10: edited by Tandy McConnell -- Volume 11: edited by Eric Bargeron with James F. Tidd Jr.
"A Manly, Inc. book."
Description: volumes <1-11> : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Volume 1: 1900-1909 --
Volume 2: 1910-1919 --
Volume 3: 1920-1929 --
Volume 4: 1930-1939 --
Volume 5: 1940-1949 --
Volume 6: 1950-1959 --
Volume 7: 1960-1969 --
Volume 8: 1970-1979 --
Volume 9: 1980-1989 --
Volume 10: 1990-1999 --
Volume 11: 2000-2009. Table Of Contains For Each Volume: Introduction --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1: World events --
Chapter 2: Arts --
Chapter 3: Business and the economy --
Chapter 4: Education --
Chapter 5: Fashion --
Chapter 6: Government and politics --
Chapter 7: Law and justice --
Chapter 8: Lifestyles and social trends --
Chapter 9: Media --
Chapter 10: Medicine and health --
Chapter 11: Religion --
Chapter 12: Science and technology --
Chapter 13: Sports --
General references --
Contributors --
Index to photographs --
General index.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: edited by Vincent Tompkins, Judith Baughman, Victor Bondi, Richard Layman, Tandy McConnell, Eric Bargeron, and James Tidd.

Abstract:

American Decades: The decades of 20th -century American-the most diverse and dramatic intervals in the history of humankind-have been singled out for individual coverage in this landmark series. Changes and challenges unique to each 10-year period are covered with extraordinary depth and thoroughness in American Decades. Each volume begins with a chronology of world events to provide a context for the American experience. Next, readers can explore American life during the decade from 12 separate perspectives: Arts. -- Business and the economy. -- Education. -- Fashion. -- Government and politics. -- Law and justice. -- Lifestyles and social trends. -- Media. -- Medicine and health. -- Religion. -- Science and technology. -- Sports. Each chapter includes articles covering headlines and headline-markers, awards, achievements and other enlightening and entertaining facts reported in engaging style.

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