A history of the twentieth century

Title A history of the twentieth century
Names Gilbert, Martin.
Book Number DB108226
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "Martin Gilbert, author of the multivolume biography of Winston Churchill and other brilliant works of history, chronicles world events year by year, from the dawn of aviation to the flourishing technology age, taking us through World War I to the inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt as president of the United States and Hitler as chancellor of Germany. He continues on to document wars in South Africa, China, Ethiopia, Spain, Korea, Vietnam, and Bosnia, as well as apartheid, the arms race, the moon landing, and the beginnings of the computer age, while interspersing the influence of art, literature, music, and religion throughout this vivid work. A rich, textured look at war, celebration, suffering, life, death, and renewal in the century gone by, this volume is nothing less than extraordinary." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2011.
Narrator Curless, John.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
History - Modern World - HWO
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Unrated.
LC Subject History, Modern - 20th century
Nonfiction
Downloadable books
Talking books
Call Number 909.82 ANF
Language English
Released 2016
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2016 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: Unabridged. Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, c2016. 9781490668987
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