The Decades

"A great addition to a school, public or undergraduate library collection. Recommended" -Choice

The Decades series features long overviews and short entries discussing people and companies; books, films, and plays; products and technological advances; elections and political movements; and other important topics representative of each decade.

Written with the needs of students and general readers in mind, this series presents clear discussions of its topics, explaining terms and references that may be unfamiliar. Entries fall into the following general categories: arts and architecture, business and economics, crime and the law, disasters and events, film and television, health and medicine, military and war, politics and government, science and technology, sexuality, social issues, sports and popular culture.