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The age of extremes : the short twentieth century, 1914-1991 /

by Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.).
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: History greats .Publisher: London : Abacus, 1995, c1994Description: xii, 627 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0718133072; 9780718133078; 0349106711; 9780349106717; 0679730052; 9780679730057.Subject(s): History, Modern -- 20th century | This contribution to Bissell Library was made by the George B. Zotiades Memorial Fund
Contents:
The century : a bird's eye view -- Part one : the age of catastrophe. The age of total war -- The world revolution -- Into the economic abyss -- The fall of liberalism -- Against the common enemy -- The arts, 1914-45 -- End of empires -- Part two : the golden age. Cold war -- The golden years -- The social revolution 1945-1990 -- Cultural revolution -- The third world -- "Real socialism" -- Part three : the landslide. The crisis decades -- Third world and revolution -- End of socialism -- The avant-garde dies : the art after 1950 -- Sorcerers and apprentices : the natural sciences -- Towards the millennium.
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Originally published: Great Britain : Michael Joseph, 1994.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-614) and index.

The century : a bird's eye view -- Part one : the age of catastrophe. The age of total war -- The world revolution -- Into the economic abyss -- The fall of liberalism -- Against the common enemy -- The arts, 1914-45 -- End of empires -- Part two : the golden age. Cold war -- The golden years -- The social revolution 1945-1990 -- Cultural revolution -- The third world -- "Real socialism" -- Part three : the landslide. The crisis decades -- Third world and revolution -- End of socialism -- The avant-garde dies : the art after 1950 -- Sorcerers and apprentices : the natural sciences -- Towards the millennium.

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