A unique, readable account of the 20th century for the general reader.
Informative and packed with detail, The Greatest Leap offers a clear and readable account of of the history of Britain and the World in the 20th century, one of the most exciting in the history of mankind...
Beginning with the death of Queen Victoria and ending a hundred years later with the last New Year's Eve of the century, The Greatest Leap is broken into 10 chapters, with each looking at the history of a particular decade. From the 1900s to the 1990s, each chapter covers everything you need to know about the 20th century, from the beginning and end of wars to the births and deaths of important figures and ending on the last new year’s eve of the century.
Inspired by narrative historians across the ages, The Greatest Leap is an easy read that will appeal to anyone interested in Britain and the world in the 20th century.