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Rites of spring : the Great War and the birth of the Modern Age

Author: Modris Eksteins
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Looks at the origins and impact of World War I, discusses the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet, and analyzes public opinion of the period.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Modris Eksteins
ISBN: 0395498562 9780395498569
OCLC Number: 18560621
Notes: "A Peter Davison book."

UNCG University Libraries notes:
Includes index.
Awards: Canadian Historical Society-Societe Historique du Canada Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, 1990.
Description: xvi, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Map of the Western Front xi --
Prologue: Venice 1 --
I Paris 9 --
II Berlin 55 --
III In Flanders' Fields 95 --
IV Rites of War 139 --
V Reason in Madness 170 --
VI Sacred Dance 192 --
VII Journey to the Interior 208 --
VIII Night Dancer 241 --
IX Memory 275 --
X Spring Without End 300.
Responsibility: Modris Eksteins.
Local System Bib Number:
ocm18560621

Abstract:

Looks at the origins and impact of World War I, discusses the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet, and analyzes public opinion of the period.
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