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Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1971-2000: NetLibrary eBook of the Month

Updated on: Sep 30, 2008 @ 8:53:00 am
Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1971-2000 Edited by Robert F. Gorman, Texas State, Salem Press, 2008
NetLibrary's October eBook of the Month,Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1971-2000 , is the culminating set in the Salem Press' monumental Great Events from History series, which spans human history from ancient times to the present, worldwide. This set includes 1,083 individual essays covering topics ranging from personal computers to the rise of the Internet to groundbreaking advances in biotechnology. Events covered include the geopolitical events of the era--from the end of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War in 1973 to the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. Essays also address important social and cultural developments in daily life: major literary movements, significant developments in the arts and motion pictures, trends in world population and immigration, and landmark social legislation.
Although not yet a part of the UCF NetLibrary eBook collection, Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1971-2000 will be available with free, unlimited access October 1-31, 2008. Other sets in the Great Events from History series can be found in the UCF Libraries catalog. The October eBook of the Month is provided through the generous support of Salem Press. To read, click on NetLibrary on the UCF Libraries list of databases at http://library.ucf.edu/Databases/
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