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text The vertigo years : Europe, 1900-1914

Summary
The twentieth century was born not in the trenches of the Somme, but rather in the fifteen years preceding World War I. In this short span of time, a new world order was emerging in ultimately tragic contradiction to the old. The major topics of t... Read more
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1900 : the dynamo and the virgin -- 1901 : the changing of the guard -- 1902 : Oedipus Rex -- 1903 : a strange luminescence -- 1904 : His Majesty and Mister Morel -- 1905 : in all fury -- 1906 : dreadnought and anxiety -- 1907 : dreams and visions... Read more
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xi, 466 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Basic Books 2008

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TADL-WOOD 940.288 BLO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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