UXL American Decades
2000-2009Online Periodical or Article - 2012
U. X. L American Decades provides a broad overview of the major events and people that helped to shape American society throughout the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century. Each volume in this 11-volume set chronicles a single decade and begins with an introduction and a timeline pertaining to that decade. Following are eight chapters devoted to these categories of American endeavor: Arts and Entertainment Business and the Economy Education Government, Politics, and Law Lifestyles and Social Trends Medicine and Health Science and Technology Sports These chapters are then divided into five sections: Chronology, Overview, Headline Makers, Topics in the News, and For More Information. Each volume of U.X.L American Decades contains more than eighty black-and-white photographs and illustrations that bring the events and people discussed to life and sidebar boxes that expand on items of high interest to readers. Concluding each volume is a general bibliography of books and Web sites that explore the particular decade in general and a thorough subject index that allows readers to easily locate the events, people, and places discussed throughout that volume of U.X.L American Decades. Book jacket.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : UXL, 2012.