Collins Gem 1980s 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 sport, music, film, science, technology and in everyday life. Full of photographs and facts, this Gem will help you experience the 1980s.
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 1980s, along with titles on the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s brings exciting new subjects into the Gem range.
At the start of the 1980s, smallpox is eliminated, US cruise missiles are based at Greenham Common, and John Lennon is shot dead. By the end of the 1980s the Cold War ends, the hole in the ozone layer is linked to CFCs, and satellite TV starts.
A month-by-month review of the key changes and events of the 1980s
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 1980s was really like.
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A month-by-month review of key changes and events of the 1980s.
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. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004723120