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The watershed of two eras : Europe in 1900 / Jan Romein ; translated by Arnold J. Pomerans.

1st ed.. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [1978] .
ISBN 0819550264, 9780819550262

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Standard Title Op het breukvlak van twee eeuwen. English
Subjects Histoire moderne et contemporaine.
History, Modern.
Description xxxviii, 783 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
Notes Translation of Op het breukvlak van twee eeuwen.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 708-757) and index.
Summary The author examines historical events from 1890 to the outbreak of World War I including the Boxer Rebellion, the Boer War, the Dreyfus case, the growth of anti-Semitism, the arms race, the economic crisis, and the growth of urbanization.
Contents 1900: a synoptic view -- Fin de Siecle -- The dragon awakes -- Cape to Cairo -- Berlin to Baghdad -- Oriflamme and Tricolore -- Chauvin's legacy -- The great illusion -- Let candles be brought in -- Under the flag -- The red tide advances -- Modern magnates -- Urbi et Orbi -- The humiliated and reviled -- The slipping mask -- The Almanach de Gotha -- News for everyone -- The state encroaches upon society -- ... and society encroaches upon the state -- The festival of hope and fulfillment -- The promised land -- The triumph of the atom -- Mystery regained -- In Vitro and In Vivo -- Weal and wealth -- With neither blindfold nor sword -- The riddle of the Sphinx -- Insight through impotence -- Language as symbol -- The excitable age -- The crisis of values -- Babel and Bible -- A hundred and one prophets -- Before the footlights -- Every man a phoenix -- Noa-Noa -- Art Nouveau -- Daybreak after Gotterdammerung -- The way of all flesh -- The idol behind the glass -- The century of the child -- The dark gate.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3913836
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Romein, Jan, 1893-1962.
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