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The 20th Century: An Illustrated History Of Our Lives And Times
As a literary work, The 20th Centurydefies classification. It is more than just a chronicle; it is beyond the scope of a mere popular reference book. It combines facts, informative opinion, and insights. It is one of the most dynamic portrayals ever published pertaining to the twentieth century. Both a visual delight and an important pictorial depiction of our times, this ...more
Hardcover, 750 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by JG Press
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I don't think that you can have a definitive book on one century. It is impossible. But damn, this book comes close in so many ways. Despite the fact that it does omit or footnotes what we would consider very important stuff, despite the fact that it is being published-I mean they are literally writing a stop press notification to tell us about such events as The Columbine Massacre-this book and it's editors really out-did themselves. I mean events touched in this book that nobody would have gav ...more