PETER JENNINGS, TODD BREWSTER, JENNIFER ARMSTRONG, KATHERINE BOURBEAU
Title Century for Young People
Book Condition Used - Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Random House Childrens Books September 1999
0385327080 / 9780385327084
Seller ID 20090813105554
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Tells the story of the 20th century, from the point of view of the people who lived it. The 20th century was a time when the lives of ordinary people became the focus of history -- as they reaped the benefits of the new technologies, enjoyed new political freedoms, &, sadly, became ever more the target of war. This was also the century of popular culture -- recordings, movies, radio & TV -- & of the issue of race, when Americans were challenged to create a just & equitable society that respected the rights & dignity of minority populations. This book provides a concise history of major events in the 20th century, with extensive recollections by men & women who experienced them as children or as adults. Numerous photos & illustrations.