Junior chronicle of the 20th century
Travel back to the future and experience history as it happened. Imagine standing by the launch of the first space shuttle or seeing television for the first time, not to mention watching the ever changing fads in fashion. Reference panels pinpoint key events of each year in this evocative guide to the 20th century, ideal for browsing or research. Over 1,400 photos and illustrations. Full color.
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