Throughout July 2018 users will experience some minor, temporary disruptions to library services as we transition to an improved library management and search system. Click here for more information or contact us for questions.
cover image

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

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
D 210 .R6313 (show me on map) Off-site
Request
American
LIB stacks
D210 .R631 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
D210 .R6313 Available Request
Georgetown
Off-Campus Shelving
D210 .R6313 Available Request
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]
©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
(OCoLC)ocm03913836
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Romein, Jan, 1893-1962.
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks