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Modern History in Pictures The Smithsonian Institution

Modern History in Pictures

The Smithsonian Institution

Published September 2012
ISBN : 9780756698188
Hardcover
320 pages
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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.