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The First Moderns

Profiles in the Origins of Twentieth-Century Thought

The First Moderns( )
Author: Everdell, William R.
ISBN:978-0-226-22481-7
Publication Date:Jul 1998
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.50
Book Description:

A lively and accessible history of Modernism, The First Moderns is filled with portraits of genius, and intellectual breakthroughs, that richly evoke the fin-de-siècle atmosphere of Paris, Vienna, St. Louis, and St. Petersburg. William Everdell offers readers an invigorating look at the unfolding of an age. "This exceptionally wide-ranging history is chock-a-block with anecdotes, factoids, odd juxtapositions, and useful insights. Most impressive. . . . For...
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Book Details
Pages:509
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / 20Th Century / General
History / Civilization
Science / History
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):0.597 x 0.881 x 0.125 Inches
Book Weight:1.698 Pounds



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