The Vertigo Years: Europe, 1900-1914

The Vertigo Years: Europe, 1900-1914

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by Philipp Blom
     
 


The old order gives way to the new in a vast panoramic history of Europe on the brink of the Great War.See more details below

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The old order gives way to the new in a vast panoramic history of Europe on the brink of the Great War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465020294
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
11/02/2010
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
266,096
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction 1

1 1900: The Dynamo and the Virgin 5

2 1901: The Changing of the Guard 23

3 1902: Oedipus Rex 44

4 1903: A Strange Luminescence 71

5 1904: His Majesty and Mister Morel 92

6 1905: In All Fury 122

7 1906: Dreadnought and Anxiety 155

8 1907: Dreams and Visions 189

9 1908: Ladies with Rocks 219

10 1909: The Cult of the Fast Machine 249

11 1910: Human Nature Changed 277

12 1911: People's Palaces 308

13 1912: Questions of Breeding 334

14 1913: Wagner's Crime 360

15 1914: Murder Most Foul 388

Notes 409

Bibliography 426

Index 453

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