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The 1980s Decade in Photos: The Triumph of Democracy
by Jim Corrigan
America emerges from its malaise in the 1980s. Meanwhile severe social, economic, and military pressures force the Soviet Union to abandon its longstanding political doctrine. The U.S. stands alone as the worlds sole superpower. Through the good times there were also bad onesthe Space Shuttle CHALLENGER exploded and the worst nuclear power accident in history occurs at ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Enslow Publishers
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Brief chapters (2-3 pages) with several color photographs document key events in the decade of the 1980s. Topics cover politics, fashion, war, technology, and other cultural touch points. The spacing on page nine was odd and caused me to miss several words in a sentence, and the book has other mistakes, such as having a picture and caption about a Rubik’s Cube on a page introducing the relationship between Reagan and Gorbachev, and titling a chapter “Nuclear Disaster in Europe” and then ...more
Jim Corrigan has been describing the world to children and adults for more than a decade. Most of his work centers on history, but he occasionally tackles other subjects, as well. In addition to his books, Jim has contributed to more than a dozen newspapers and magazines. He also writes public relations material for several corporate clients. Jim lives in central Pennsylvania with his wife, ...moreMore about Jim Corrigan...