Great Events: 1900-2001 Salem Press

ISBN: 9781587650550

Published: January 1st 2002

Unknown Binding

8 pages


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Great Events: 1900-2001  by  Salem Press

Great Events: 1900-2001 by Salem Press
January 1st 2002 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 8 pages | ISBN: 9781587650550 | 6.75 Mb

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)MoreThis 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, OConnor 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.

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