Great Events

Great Events A Modern History Spanning 200 Years

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As one of Britain's leading newspapers for more than 200 years The Times has covered every major world events as they happened. This book profiles the ones that have had the most impact on the world today from the fall of the Berlin Wall to stepping onto the Moon.

News-breaking stories as told from The Times with commentary setting each event in context. Historian and editor, James Owens, has scoured The Times archive to bring front pages from the days after world changing events along with insightful articles published at the time.

The global events covered include;
 Assassination of JFK
 Release from prison of Nelson Mandela
 Armistice Day: First World War ends
 VE Day: Second World War ends
 First telephone call in 1876
 European revolutions of 1848
 Suez canal opens in 1869
 First personal computer 1977

Book information

ISBN: 9780008409302
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Times Books
Pub date:
Edition: First edition
DEWEY: 909.8
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 676g
Height: 161mm
Width: 244mm
Spine width: 36mm