20th Century America: 100 Influential People

Overview

If you had to select 100 Americans who most affected life in the 20th century, who would you choose? Millenium 2000---20th Century America: 100 Influential People takes a look at 100 Americans who greatly influenced life during the century that brough the United States to the world's center stage, a century that has been called the "American century."

From Woodrow Wilson, Martin Lurther King Jr., and Jane Addams to Frank Lloyd Wright, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Wright Brothers, ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (25) from $1.99   
  • New (11) from $1.99   
  • Used (14) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

If you had to select 100 Americans who most affected life in the 20th century, who would you choose? Millenium 2000---20th Century America: 100 Influential People takes a look at 100 Americans who greatly influenced life during the century that brough the United States to the world's center stage, a century that has been called the "American century."

From Woodrow Wilson, Martin Lurther King Jr., and Jane Addams to Frank Lloyd Wright, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Wright Brothers, this group includes leaders from all sectors of American life. A short biography offers detail on the successes, breakthroughs, and occasional failures of each of these 100 luminaries. This thought-provoking look at 20th century America is sure to be reviewed, discussed, and debated as we begin the next 100 years.

Which Americans have had the most influence on the 20th century? A number of prominent historians, writers, business leaders and publishers were polled, resulting in these short biographies of 100 important Americans.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555912772
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/7/1995
  • Series: Millennium 2000 Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,396,526
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


Robert C. Baron, the founder and chairman of Fulcrum Publishing, is a historian, scientist, and the author of or contributor to 25 books, including Pioneers and Plodders: The American Entrepreneurial Spirit. Sam Scinta is president and publisher of Fulcrum Publishing and the creator of Fulcrum's best-selling Speaker's Corner series on contemporary political affairs.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)