Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our World

Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our World

by Smithsonian Institution
     
 

From the Wright brothers' first flight and the First Russian Revolution to the horrors of war, to the development of motor and air travel and the birth of the digital revolution, the changes seen in the twentieth century were global in scope and monumental in terms of impact.

Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our

Overview

From the Wright brothers' first flight and the First Russian Revolution to the horrors of war, to the development of motor and air travel and the birth of the digital revolution, the changes seen in the twentieth century were global in scope and monumental in terms of impact.

Modern History in Pictures: A Visual Guide to the Events that Shaped Our World explores these earth-shattering events as never before, offering unique insight into the century that has so keenly shaped our own modern world.

Covering significant happenings from around the globe, decade by decade, in a unique storyboard style, contemporary photographs display the unfolding story, capturing the dramatic turning points that have led us to where we are today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756698188
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
09/17/2012
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.30(d)

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