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Twentieth century European authors

Twentieth century European authors

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Published by BBC in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gide, André, -- 1869-1951 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Camus, Albert, -- 1913-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudy on 4
    ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sound cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20416635M

    Mr. Mazower discussed his book [Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century], published by Knopf. The book examines the notion of Europe as a united continent and that despite the European Union. This two-volume co-authored study explores the history of the concept ‘barbarism’ from the 18 th century to the present and illuminates its foundational role in modern European and Western identity. It constitutes an original comparative, interdisciplinary exploration of the concept’s modern European and Western history, with emphasis on the role of literature in the concept’s shifting.

    Top 40 Bestselling Authors of the 20th Century. The list below was compiled by researching the year end bestseller lists ( – ) of both Publishers Weekly and the NY Times to see the frequency with which authors made the list, as well as, how high they placed on the list. In the 20th century the following events occurred: the First World War (); the Second World War () and the Holocaust (Shoah); and the Cold War between the USA and the USSR which led to the division of Germany. Germany began the 20th century as an Empire under the rule of Kaiser Wilhelm II. In November Germany had a Revolution which led to the abdication of the Kaiser and the.

    About The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century. Offering a dazzling overview of a turbulent century, The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century explores the dramatic events and underlying trends that made the twentieth century the most transformative in human history. Despite two devastating World Wars and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased significantly.   The authors refuse simplistic narratives of convergence and help explain the contemporary challenges of nativist nationalism.' Quinn Slobodian, Wellesley College, Massachusetts 'This excellent book contributes to the recent trend in bringing together Eastern European and global history, and shows the fruitfulness of collective book writing.'Pages:


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