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Modern times : the world from the twenties to the eighties / by Paul Johnson.

By: Johnson, Paul, 1928-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York : Harper & Row, c1983. Edition: 1st Harper colophon edDescription: ix, 817 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0060912103 (pbk.) :; 9780060912109Subject(s): History, Modern -- 20th century | History, ModernDDC classification: 909.82 LOC classification: D421 | .J64 1985Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
A relativistic world -- The first despotic utopias -- Waiting for Hitler -- Legitimacy in decadence -- An infernal theocracy, a celestial chaos -- The last Arcadia -- Degringolade -- The devils -- The high noon of aggression -- The end of Old Europe -- The watershed year -- Superpower and genocide -- Peace by terror -- The Bandung generation -- Caliban's kingdoms -- Experimenting with half mankind -- The European Lazarus -- America's suicide attempt -- The collectivist seventies -- Palimpsests of freedom. TOC
Summary: An analysis of how the modern age came into being and where it is heading, covering the great events, personalities, and ideas of the past six decades.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A relativistic world --
The first despotic utopias --
Waiting for Hitler --
Legitimacy in decadence --
An infernal theocracy, a celestial chaos --
The last Arcadia --
Degringolade --
The devils --
The high noon of aggression --
The end of Old Europe --
The watershed year --
Superpower and genocide --
Peace by terror --
The Bandung generation --
Caliban's kingdoms --
Experimenting with half mankind --
The European Lazarus --
America's suicide attempt --
The collectivist seventies --
Palimpsests of freedom. TOC

An analysis of how the modern age came into being and where it is heading, covering the great events, personalities, and ideas of the past six decades.

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