America in the 20th Century

America in the 20th Century

Book - 1995
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the social history of the United States for each decade, discussing justice, social policy, civil rights, popular culture and recreation, the media, technological change, politics, health and medicine, foreign relations, and more

Book News
A decade-by-decade reference set (the 11th volume contains a glossary, comprehensive index, and seven topical indexes). Each volume details at least seven themes including politics and politicians; social policy and civil rights; foreign policy; popular culture and recreation; the media; technological change; and health and medicine. Additional themes covered where appropriate to the decade include the economy and trade; working life and the labor movement; business and industry; literature and the arts; sports; family life; the environment; agriculture; education; crime and punishment; and demographic changes, such as migration and the baby boom. Also featured in each volume are capsule biographies of the leading personalities of the decade. Each volume includes some 100 color and b&w illustrations. Accessible from the junior high level up. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish, c1995
ISBN: 9781854357366
Branch Call Number: j973.9 AME
Characteristics: 11 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm


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