Great Events: 1900-2001

Great Events: 1900-2001

Book - 2002
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This set of well over 1,000 articles combines, revises, and supplements two previous Salem editions, The Twentieth Century: Great Events (1992) with its three-volume supplement (1996), and The Twentieth Century: Great Scientific Achievements (1994) with its three-volume supplement (1997). Each selected event 283 are completely new garners two to three pages, with a highlighted box providing an at-a-glance, who-what-when-where of the event. Appendices include a chronology, a list of articles by category (agriculture, physics, sports, food science, business, etc.), and three indexes: geographical, biographical, and subject. A sampling of entries include Sikhs revolt in Punjab, O'Connor becomes the first woman on Supreme Court, Bridgestone apologizes for tires causing numerous deaths, Zsigmondy invents ultramicroscope, 9/11, US mint introduces Sacagawea dollar, and Abbott Labs introduce cyclamate. Tailored to the general library patron. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Pasadena, Cal : Salem Press, 2002.
ISBN: 9781587650536
Branch Call Number: 909.82 GRE
Characteristics: 8 volumes.


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