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30-second twentieth century : the 50 most significant ideas and events, each explained in half a minute / editor Jonathan T. Reynolds ; contributors Grace Chee [and 13 others].

By: Chee, Grace [author.].
Contributor(s): Reynolds, Jonathan T [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: 30-second.Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. Pier 9, an imprint of Allen & Unwin, 2015Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781743365595 (hardback); 1743365594 (hardback).Other title: Thirty second twentieth century [Other title] | 30-second 20th century | Twentieth century.Subject(s): History, Modern -- 20th century | Twentieth centuryDDC classification: 909.82
Contents:
Science & technology -- Arts & Entertainment -- War & conflicts -- Politics & society -- Industry & Economics -- Medicine & health -- Events, triumphs & tragedies.
Summary: 30-Second Twentieth Century presents a unique approach to modern history. It condenses 100 years of innovation and art, politics and conflict, triumph and disaster, into 50 graphic snapshots that offer an instant appreciation of the way the world revolves and evolves. It invites the reader to consider which events define a period of history and why. From the Red Army to Black Monday, from Woodstock to the World Wide Web, this is the fastest way to travel through time.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The 50 most significant ideas and events of the last 100 years, each explained in half a minute.

Contributors: High Aldersey-Williams, et. al.

"Conceived, designed and produced by Ivy Press, UK" -- Verso t.p.

Includes bibliographic references and index.

Science & technology -- Arts & Entertainment -- War & conflicts -- Politics & society -- Industry & Economics -- Medicine & health -- Events, triumphs & tragedies.

30-Second Twentieth Century presents a unique approach to modern history. It condenses 100 years of innovation and art, politics and conflict, triumph and disaster, into 50 graphic snapshots that offer an instant appreciation of the way the world revolves and evolves. It invites the reader to consider which events define a period of history and why. From the Red Army to Black Monday, from Woodstock to the World Wide Web, this is the fastest way to travel through time.