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The People"s almanac presents the twentieth century

the definitive compendium of astonishing events, amazing people, and strange-but-true facts

by David Wallechinsky

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Almanacs, American,
  • Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc,
  • Twentieth century -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesTwentieth century, 20th century
    StatementDavid Wallechinsky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAY64 .W28 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 835 p. :
    Number of Pages835
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1279755M
    ISBN 100316920959, 0316920568
    LC Control Number95011568

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Even though The People’s Almanac Presents The 20 th Century: History With the Boring Parts Left Out by David Wallechinsky, an “overview” of the twentieth century (modified to include the popular range rather than the purists’ centennial definition of ), was published in lateit will still need to be revised to include The Blair Witch Project to unseat Mad Max.

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As with the other volumes, this book includes the work of leading scholars. Here, readers confront the many facets of the imperial experience in the final century of the British Empire, above all the rapid processes of decolonization that began at mid-century.1/5(1).

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