The People's Almanac Presents the Twentieth Century: The Definitive Compendium of Astonishing Events, Amazing People, and Strange-but-true Facts
In more than seven hundred lively short entries and two hundred photographs, fact maven David Wallechinsky captures the century's most intriguing people, events, and discoveries - and the oddest, most unusual sidelights, including large animals discovered in the twentieth century, milestones in computer history, people made famous by their death, sects and cults, human behavior experiments, food firsts, crimes of the twentieth century, people with strange powers, the original profession of 16 Nazi leaders, people who never were - yet live today and many more.
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The People's almanac presents the twentieth century: the definitive compendium of astonishing events, amazing people, and strange-but-true factsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Few professionals can predict how the millennium will affect them, but librarians can be assured of an inundation of histories of the 20th century. This early offering by the cocreator of the "Book of ... Read full review
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