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The Resource Events that shaped the century, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin

Events that shaped the century, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin

Label
Events that shaped the century
Title
Events that shaped the century
Statement of responsibility
by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Title variation
Our American century
Title variation remainder
events that shaped the century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.9/02/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E741
LC item number
.E94 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Our American century
Label
Events that shaped the century, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1900 : Cameras for all -- 1901 : The birth of U.S. steel -- 1903 : The first world series; First in flight -- 1904 : Ice cream cone invented -- 1906 : The San Francisco Earthquake; Reforming an industry -- 1907 : The high tide of immigration -- 1909 : Freud in America -- 1911 : A fiery horror -- 1913 : The Armory show; Ford's assembly line -- 1914 : "Around the World" : Two deaths start a war -- 1915 : A movie milestone -- 1916 : Self-service shopping; A child labor law -- 1917 : "The Yanks are coming!" -- 1919 : "Around the World" : A dangerous treaty --
  • 1920 : The Babe; Prohibition; Woman suffrage; Commercial radio -- 1921 : Miss America -- 1922 : Jazz goes national -- 1925 : Science on trial; Frozen food -- 1927 : Lucky Lindy; The first talkie -- 1929 : The great crash -- 1931 : A towering symbol -- 1932 : The great depression -- 1933 : "Around the world" : Hitler comes to power -- 1933 : FDR's first 100 days; The dust bowl -- 1934 : Hoover's G-men -- 1935 : Social security -- 1937 : "Around the World" : Japan makes war on China -- 1939 : "Gone with the Wind" -- 1939 : "Around the World" : Hitler invades Poland --
  • 1941 : Pearl Harbor; War! -- 1942 : Americans behind barbed wire; The Battle of Midway -- 1944 : D-Day in Normandy; Battle of the Bulge -- 1945 : The Yalta Conference; victory on Iwo Jima -- 1945 : "Around the world" : The holocaust; Hiroshima -- 1946 : ENIAC -- 1947 : Breaking barriers; Baby boom! -- 1948 : The Kinsey report; The Berlin airlift -- 1949 : "Around the world" : China goes communist -- 1950 : Charge it, please; War in Korea -- 1952 : Witch hunt -- 1954 : Television takes center stage; Attack on polio; "Brown v. the Board of Education" -- 1955 : The Montgomery bus boycott; Faster food --
  • 1956 : New highways; Elvis hits it big -- 1957 : Showdown in Little Rock -- 1957 : "Around the world" : A Russian triumph in space -- 1960 : The pill; A TV first -- 1961 : "Around the world" : The Berlin Wall goes up -- 1962 : Americans in space; "Silent spring"; The Cuban missile crisis -- 1963 : A call to feminism; The march on Washington; Death of a president -- 1964 : The Beatles invade; The end of Jim Crow; New left protest -- 1965 : Escalation in Vietnam; "We shall overcome," -- 1966 : A warning to smokers; Rights for the accused -- 1967 : The first Super Bowl; Hero of the little man -- 1968 : The Tet offensive; The assassination of Dr. King; The killing of Robert Kennedy --
  • 1968 : Democratic national convention -- 1969 : Man on the moon; Woodstock festival -- 1970 : Death at Kent State -- 1971 : Pentagon papers -- 1972 : Nixon in China --1973 : Legalizing abortion; Leaving Vietnam; The Watergate hearings; The energy crisis -- 1974 : Nixon resigns -- 1977 : The PC boots up; Star wars and star wares -- "Around the world : Test-tube baby -- 1978 : "Around the world" : The Camp David peace accords -- 1979 : Three Mile Island -- 1981 : The Reagan revolution; The hostage crisis; The AIDS epidemic -- 1982 : A healing wall -- 1984 : Top hit : "Thriller" --
  • 1986 : The explosion of "Challenger," -- 1987 : The INF Treaty -- 1989 : "Around the world" : Revolt in Tiananmen Square; "Around the world" : The fall of the Berlin Wall -- 1990 : Assisted suicide; Scandal on Wall Street -- 1991 : Desert Storm -- 1992 : The new Americans -- 1993 : The Web; Baby boomers take charge; The Hubble telescope -- 1994 : Gay rights -- 1994 : "Around the world" : A new day for South Africa -- 1995 : "Around the world" : Global warming -- 1997 : "Around the world" : Cloning -- 1997 ; Trailblazing on Mars
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780783555027
Lccn
97053235
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm38147879
Label
Events that shaped the century, by the editors of Time-Life Books ; with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1900 : Cameras for all -- 1901 : The birth of U.S. steel -- 1903 : The first world series; First in flight -- 1904 : Ice cream cone invented -- 1906 : The San Francisco Earthquake; Reforming an industry -- 1907 : The high tide of immigration -- 1909 : Freud in America -- 1911 : A fiery horror -- 1913 : The Armory show; Ford's assembly line -- 1914 : "Around the World" : Two deaths start a war -- 1915 : A movie milestone -- 1916 : Self-service shopping; A child labor law -- 1917 : "The Yanks are coming!" -- 1919 : "Around the World" : A dangerous treaty --
  • 1920 : The Babe; Prohibition; Woman suffrage; Commercial radio -- 1921 : Miss America -- 1922 : Jazz goes national -- 1925 : Science on trial; Frozen food -- 1927 : Lucky Lindy; The first talkie -- 1929 : The great crash -- 1931 : A towering symbol -- 1932 : The great depression -- 1933 : "Around the world" : Hitler comes to power -- 1933 : FDR's first 100 days; The dust bowl -- 1934 : Hoover's G-men -- 1935 : Social security -- 1937 : "Around the World" : Japan makes war on China -- 1939 : "Gone with the Wind" -- 1939 : "Around the World" : Hitler invades Poland --
  • 1941 : Pearl Harbor; War! -- 1942 : Americans behind barbed wire; The Battle of Midway -- 1944 : D-Day in Normandy; Battle of the Bulge -- 1945 : The Yalta Conference; victory on Iwo Jima -- 1945 : "Around the world" : The holocaust; Hiroshima -- 1946 : ENIAC -- 1947 : Breaking barriers; Baby boom! -- 1948 : The Kinsey report; The Berlin airlift -- 1949 : "Around the world" : China goes communist -- 1950 : Charge it, please; War in Korea -- 1952 : Witch hunt -- 1954 : Television takes center stage; Attack on polio; "Brown v. the Board of Education" -- 1955 : The Montgomery bus boycott; Faster food --
  • 1956 : New highways; Elvis hits it big -- 1957 : Showdown in Little Rock -- 1957 : "Around the world" : A Russian triumph in space -- 1960 : The pill; A TV first -- 1961 : "Around the world" : The Berlin Wall goes up -- 1962 : Americans in space; "Silent spring"; The Cuban missile crisis -- 1963 : A call to feminism; The march on Washington; Death of a president -- 1964 : The Beatles invade; The end of Jim Crow; New left protest -- 1965 : Escalation in Vietnam; "We shall overcome," -- 1966 : A warning to smokers; Rights for the accused -- 1967 : The first Super Bowl; Hero of the little man -- 1968 : The Tet offensive; The assassination of Dr. King; The killing of Robert Kennedy --
  • 1968 : Democratic national convention -- 1969 : Man on the moon; Woodstock festival -- 1970 : Death at Kent State -- 1971 : Pentagon papers -- 1972 : Nixon in China --1973 : Legalizing abortion; Leaving Vietnam; The Watergate hearings; The energy crisis -- 1974 : Nixon resigns -- 1977 : The PC boots up; Star wars and star wares -- "Around the world : Test-tube baby -- 1978 : "Around the world" : The Camp David peace accords -- 1979 : Three Mile Island -- 1981 : The Reagan revolution; The hostage crisis; The AIDS epidemic -- 1982 : A healing wall -- 1984 : Top hit : "Thriller" --
  • 1986 : The explosion of "Challenger," -- 1987 : The INF Treaty -- 1989 : "Around the world" : Revolt in Tiananmen Square; "Around the world" : The fall of the Berlin Wall -- 1990 : Assisted suicide; Scandal on Wall Street -- 1991 : Desert Storm -- 1992 : The new Americans -- 1993 : The Web; Baby boomers take charge; The Hubble telescope -- 1994 : Gay rights -- 1994 : "Around the world" : A new day for South Africa -- 1995 : "Around the world" : Global warming -- 1997 : "Around the world" : Cloning -- 1997 ; Trailblazing on Mars
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9780783555027
Lccn
97053235
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm38147879

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