UXL American Decades: 1900-2009 Cumulative Index

  • Volume 13
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1414497237
  • ISBN-13: 9781414497235
  • DDC: 973.91
  • Shipping Weight: .80 lbs ( .36 kgs)
  • 174 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2012 | Published



Following in the footsteps of Gale's award-winning American Decades series, U•X•L® American Decades covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume with features including 600 black-and-white photographs and illustrations; "Words to Know" and "Further Reading" sections; and a general index. Chapters begin with a chronology of world events and a general overview of the decade. Chapters include the topics: Topics in the News, Headline Makers and Further Reading. Within each topic, alphabetically arranged entries discuss historically important events, issues, definitions of difficult concepts or terms, and other interesting trivia and sideline stories. U•X•L® American Decades may be purchased as a set or by individual volume; a volume-specific general index appears in each volume; and a separate, free cumulative index comes with the set.

Features and Benefits

  • This cumulative index includes the newest edition to the UXL American Decades, the 2000s.

What's New

  • Reader's Guide; Chronology of the decade for each of the topic areas; An overview entry about the decade; Side bars for interesting facts and more in depth coverage of the topics; A further reading section for each topic area; Where to Learn More section with bibliographical citations.