*2020: The Year of _____*


It is quite common for historians to write books with a year for a title.  Some examples:

Charles Mann, 1491: New Revelations of the America’s Before Columbus

Adam Goodheart, 1861: The Civil War Awakening

Louis Masur, 1831: Year of Eclipse

David Traxel, 1898: The Birth of the American Century

Michael Rapport, 1848: Year of Revolution

It will only be a matter of time before we start to see books about 2020. It is only March and we have already witnessed the third presidential impeachment in U.S. history and a major pandemic. And let’s not forget that we have a presidential election in November.

2020: The Year of ______