We Were There

We Were There

An Eyewitness History of the Twentieth Century

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Random House, Inc.
Covering two world wars, revolutions, discoveries and the rise and fall of empires across the globe,We Were There reports on the defining moments of the last hundred years, from the turn of the last century through the Wall Street Crash and D-Day, to the Vietnam War, Tiananmen Square and 9/11. In a period of vast technological advancement that has given birth to mass-circulation newspapers, television and the Internet, these evocative reports from around the world prove that the art of eyewitness reporting is as gripping and as valuable as ever.

We Were There includes not only some of the best journalism of the last century but also the private confidence of diaries and letters. Each selection from sources as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Neil Armstrong, Woody Gurthrie, James Cameron and Hunter S. Thompson, is preceded by a brief introduction that illuminates the passage¹s historical context and introduces the author.

WW Norton
Covering two world wars, revolutions, discoveries and the rise and fall of empires across the globe, We Were There reports on the defining moments of the last hundred years, from the turn of the last century through the Wall Street Crash and D-Day, to the Vietnam War, Tiananmen Square and 9/11.
In a period of vast technological advancement that has given birth to mass-circulation newspapers, television and the Internet, these evocative reports from around the world prove that the art of eyewitness reporting is as gripping and as valuable as ever.We Were There includes not only some of the best journalism of the last century but also the private confidence of diaries and letters. Each selection from sources as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Neil Armstrong, Woody Gurthrie, James Cameron and Hunter S. Thompson, is preceded by a brief introduction that illuminates the passage's historical context and introduces the author.

Baker & Taylor
An analysis of the past century's defining moments throughout the world examines both landmark events and key technological advances as documented by leading journalists and private diaries and letters.

Baker
& Taylor

An analysis of the past century’s defining moments throughout the world examines both landmark events and key technological advances as documented by leading journalism and the private diaries and letters of such figures as Ernest Hemingway, Neil Armstrong and Hunter S. Thompson.

Publisher: New York : Overlook, 2010
ISBN: 9781590204221
1590204220
Characteristics: xx, 391 p. [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Fox, Robert 1945-

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