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The Noughties 2000-2009 By Tim Footman

The Noughties 2000-2009

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This book takes you through a decade of history in an informative and accessible way. From the spectre of global terrorism to the threat of global warming, from the crouching dragon of China to the growling bear of Russia, from the cult of Harry Potter to Simon Cowell's TV domination, the noughties were, for many, a decade that changed the world.

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The Noughties 2000-2009: A decade that changed the world by Tim Footman

Perhaps more than any other moment in history, the turn of the millennium, and the arrival of a new decade, was marked with a mixture of hope, scepticism and feverish speculation. But the first decade of the 21st century was an awkward child; no-one even really knew its name... From an initial feeling of anticlimax, the decade soon lurched into terror and war, and ended with financial meltdown - all to the soundtrack of irritating ringtones. This was a decade that freed us up - you could tweet Tony Blair, poke Paris Hilton or just be yourself on YouTube. It was also a decade that tied us down, with fear, suspicion and CCTV lurking on every corner. From the `Millennium Bug' to bird flu, from 9/11 to 7/7, from Bebo to iPod and Wiki to Wii, one way or another it has been a remarkable decade. This is the story of how the Noughties made a name for itself. Tim Footman is the author of Welcome to the Machine: OK Computer and the Death of the Classic Album. Formerly the editor of The Guinness Book of Records and PUSH University Guide, Tim has also written for The Guardian, Mojo, Time Out and Prospect.

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About Tim Footman

Tim Footman has written for the Guardian, Mojo, Time Out, the Bangkok Post and many other publications and is former editor of the Guinness Book of Records and the Push university guides. He has lived on three continents but always seems to find himself back in south London eventually.

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The Noughties 2000-2009: A decade that changed the world by Tim Footman
Tim Footman
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