The 1970s by Nathaniel Harris


The 1970s by Nathaniel Harris

The 1970s was a time of dentente, an easing of Cold War tensions and an historic visit by President Nixon to China. The conflict in the Middle East led to international terrorist incidents and a major oil crisis. Iran erupted in revolution, space probes landed on Mars and the Sex Pistols shocked the establishment. This book describes these and many other world-changing events that occurred during this decade. Part of the series Dates of a Decade, each title looks at the key dates that helped shape history during a particular decade in the 20th century. As well as describing landmark events, the books examine their causes and consequences and include contemporary newspaper reports and eyewitness accounts.

About the Author

Nathaniel Harris taught history at secondary level for many years. He is an experienced writer of history books for young people, specializing in modern problems. He is also an art lover.

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48 pages


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Publication date

12th September 2013



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