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This personalized book is a truly unique way to gain insight into the past through the mediums of journalistic reportage and iconic photographs.
- Personalize with any name, personal message and optional embossing
- Contains LA Times reportage and photographs from throughout the 80s
- Bound in a plush green leatherette cover with gold embossing
- Emboss the front cover free-of-charge
- Measures an impressive 12.5 x 15’’
Do you know a budding modern historian? Do you want to give the gift knowledge and history? Look no further than this newspapers of the 1980s book, which collates genuine newspaper coverage from the LA Times throughout the 1980s. This book uses reportage to plot a fascinating history to offer unrivalled insight into years gone by. The 80s was a time of immense change and intrigue in the United States. Discover how this important decade was documented in one of the most influential American newspapers, the LA Times. Key events include Ronald Reagan’s election and the implementation of his neo-liberalist ideology, the assassination of John Lennon and the attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II.
On a military level, the book charts the ongoing Cold War, covers the US arming Afghan rebel forces and the Soviet Allies Olympic boycott in 1984. Other military reports include the invasion of Grenada in 1983 and Panama in 1989. The Philippines features heavily in the second half of the book, as the country is hounded by communist insurgency, debt, coup attempts and military conflicts with Islamic separatists. The falling of the Berlin wall is also covered. For added appeal, you can personalize this book with any name and a special dedication message on its certificate page. You also have the additional option of embossing its cover, free-of-charge.
How to Personalize the Newspapers of the 1980s Book
For a truly thoughtful and unforgettable gift, personalize this book with any name and a message on the certificate label in the book’s dedication page. You can also gold emboss the recipient’s name on the book’s front cover. Please ensure you check all spelling and grammar.
Bound in an elegant green hardcover, finished with gold embossing, this book measures an impressive 12.5 x 15’’ and features 100 stories and two cover pages (it contains 102 pages in total).
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