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The Resource The twilight years : the paradox of Britain between the wars, Richard Overy

The twilight years : the paradox of Britain between the wars, Richard Overy

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The twilight years : the paradox of Britain between the wars
Title
The twilight years
Title remainder
the paradox of Britain between the wars
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Richard Overy
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Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Argues that Europeans viewed the social and scientific progress following World War I with excitement and trepidation, and that the challenges of World War II were, in a way, welcomed as a clear way of resolving the unknown future
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344871
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Overy, R. J
Dewey number
941.083
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA578
LC item number
.O79 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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the paradox of Britain between the wars
Label
The twilight years : the paradox of Britain between the wars, Richard Overy
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Publication
Note
Originally published: The morbid age. London : Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-500) and index
Contents
Cassandras and Jeremiahs -- Decline and fall -- The death of capitalism -- A sickness in the racial body -- Medicine and poison : psychoanalysis and social dismay -- Why war? -- Challenge to death -- Utopian politics : cure or disease? -- "The voyage of the death ship" : war and the fate of the world -- A morbid age
Control code
ocn318411574
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxi, 521 p.
Isbn
9780670021130
Lccn
2009028765
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318411574
Label
The twilight years : the paradox of Britain between the wars, Richard Overy
Publication
Note
Originally published: The morbid age. London : Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-500) and index
Contents
Cassandras and Jeremiahs -- Decline and fall -- The death of capitalism -- A sickness in the racial body -- Medicine and poison : psychoanalysis and social dismay -- Why war? -- Challenge to death -- Utopian politics : cure or disease? -- "The voyage of the death ship" : war and the fate of the world -- A morbid age
Control code
ocn318411574
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxi, 521 p.
Isbn
9780670021130
Lccn
2009028765
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318411574

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