Collins Gem 1970s provides an evocative introduction to the decade, taking you through its changing character and significant events month by month, not just in politics but also in sports, music, film, science, technology, and in everyday life. Full of photographs and facts, this Gem will help you experience the 1970s.
This Collins Gem is published in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. In a stylish new cover design, Gem 1970s, along with titles on the 1950s, 1960s and 1980s, brings exciting new subjects into the Gem range.
At the start of the 1970s, the electronic pocket calculator arrives, decimal currency is introduced, and the first women’s liberation demo takes place in London. By the end of the decade Margaret Thatcher is Prime Minister, home computers start to appear, and Trevor Francis becomes Britain’s first £1 million football player.
A month-by-month review of the key changes and events of the 1970s.
Extensively illustrated with over 200 photographs to capture the feel of the decade.
Great emphasis is given to cultural and social landmarks to provide the real flavour of the period and to give insights into what life in the 1970s was really like.
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A month-by-month review of key changes and events of the 1970s.
Extensively illustrated to capture the feel of the decade.
Music,films, sport, science and everyday life included along with world events.About the Author:
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 4723112