This fully illustrated, three volume encyclopedia is a companion set to The Sixties in America, The Fifties in America, and The Seventies in America. It covers events, movements, people, and trends in popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics in both the United States and Canada. The set's 663 articles discuss people, books, films, television series, musical groups, and other important topics representative of that era. Every entry focuses on the topic or person during the 1980's, for this work, defined as January 1, 1980, through December 31, 1989, in order to explore what made the decade unique.Over 300 photographs of the decade's people and events, as well as numerous graphs, charts, and sidebars highlighting facts and trends from the era further enhance this remarkable set.Essays are 1 to 6 pages long and begin with a concise title followed by a brief description of the person, organization, work, concept, or event. Further headings attribute authorship, establish a date for the subject, and assign a location.
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