The entire Decades series is available from Salem Press both as a back order (past sets) and as a standing order (future sets). Below you will find a description of the entire series:

The Twenties - April 2012

The Thirties - February 2011

The Forties - September 2010

The Fifties - January 2005

The Sixties - March 1999

The Seventies - Dec. 2005

The Eighties - May 2008

The Nineties - February 2009

The 2000s - May 2013



Those with a signficant number of Decades titles on their shelves will discover an instant database with the purchase of any Decades set.

Any purchase of any Salem History titles qualifies a school or library to free access to Salem History, including all the content in the purchased set PLUS all the content in any of the other Decades titles a library owns. For more info, click Salem History.

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Salem Press' Decades series is an award-winning survey of North America in the twentieth century, with sharp focus on each decade. It examines the iconic personalities and moments that marked each ten-year period and defined each decade. The sets cover events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in both the United States and Canada.

THE FREE DATABASE
The purchase of any Decades reference set entitles a school or library to free access to Salem History, our online historical database, including all the content in the Decades sets you own.

For more information on the free database, click Salem History.

THE 2000s IN AMERICA
Edited by Craig Belanger

Three volumes; 711 pages
List Price: $364

Documents the turbulent decade that had a profound and lasting effect on American life and culture. The encyclopedia serves as a valuable source of reliable information and keen insights for today's students.
THE NINETIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Milton Berman, Ph.D.
Three volumes; 1,300 pages
List Price: $364

The Gulf War, dot-coms, impeachment, grunge, Y2K. . . The Nineties in America examines the iconic personalities and moments of this important decade. With more than 600 articles about films, books, political leaders, events, fads and technology, this three-volume encyclopedia serves as a valuable source of information and keen insights for today's students.
THE EIGHTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Milton Berman, Ph.D.
Three volumes; 1,250 pages
List Price: $364

Reagan, AIDS, the Challenger disaster, MTV, Yuppies, "Who Shot J.R.?" . . . The Eighties in America examines the iconic personalities and moments of this pivotal decade. The Eighties in America serves as a valuable information source and offers keen insights for today's students.
THE SEVENTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by John C. Super
Three volumes; 1,152 pages
List Price: $364

This encyclopedia appears at a time when many people are reevaluating the 1970's, realizing that it was not a superficial, throwaway era but actually a time of dynamic political, social, and cultural change. The Seventies in America is also a much-needed source of reliable information for today's students, all of whom were born after the decade ended.
THE SIXTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Carl Singleton
Three volumes; 1,018 pages
List Price: $364

The set provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of the three major events of the 1960's that give the decade its distinctive character the Civil Rights movement, the social revolution, and the Vietnam War. It also surveys important developments in the arts, science and technology, business and the economy, government and politics, and gender issues.
THE FIFTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by John C. Super

Three volumes; 1,152 pages
List Price: $364

The 1950's are often portrayed as an uneventful era in North American history--a period of political and cultural conservatism. The decade was in fact a period of political turbulence, mounting world conflict, and cultural change. The 1950's experienced the Cold War, McCarthyism and a trend toward the suppression of civil liberties.
THE FORTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Tandy Lewis

Three volumes; 1,296 pages
List Price: $395

Comprehensive coverage of the impact of the years 1940-1949 on the United States and Canada. With free, unlimited online access to all the "Decades" titles in your collection.
THE THIRTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Tandy Lewis

Three volumes; 1,050 pages
List Price: $395

Comprehensive coverage of the years 1930-1939 in the United States and Canada, paying special attention to the impact of the Great Depression on North America in particular and the world in general.
THE TWENTIES IN AMERICA
Edited by Carl Rollyson

Three volumes; 1,100 pages
List Price: $395

Examines the iconic personalities and moments of this uproarious decade. The encyclopedia serves as a valuable source of reliable information and keen insights for today's students.


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