Susman concluded, "We merrily tick off decades
, give them tricky names, and assume that that is what history is all about.
By the second half of the decade
, that proportion had doubled.
Instead, they prefer to see the past two decades
as one disaster after another.
I think that both aspects of the decade
need to be held in mind if we are to find a suitable name.
49ers -- They rode into the decade
on the shoulders of Terrell Owens, winning 12 games in 2001 and 10 in 2002, making the playoffs in both seasons.
Internally, the past decade
was about transforming MTNA into what it needed to be in terms of accountability to the members and fidelity to its mission.
The biggest source of the publicity wave for corporations, the emergence of the celebrity CEO, arguably goes back quite a few decades
Many residents have left their central neighbourhoods and relocated to the outskirts, where peripheral neighbourhoods have grown--some substantially--over the last few decades
Compared with the upheaval and white-hot transformation of the '60s, the decade
Garry Marshall built always seemed petty, small, ridiculous.
It would take at least two decades
before India could improve its infrastructure to China's present-day level.
In the past decade
, Chinas steelmakers have risen to the No.
That's because boosting summertime temperatures 1[degrees]C or so typically triggers increased shrub growth within a decade
, whereas conversion of tundra to forest occurs more slowly.