Readers can put the past 40 years into sharp perspective with these decade-specific titles. Each volume presents a complete picture of world news and views within the context of science and technology, politics, fashion, music, art and architecture, sports, leisure, and entertainment. Defining moments of each decade span the globe, offering a complete understanding of worldwide events and trends.
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