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Modern Times, Modern Places By Peter Conrad,

  • Title: Modern Times, Modern Places
  • Author: Peter Conrad
  • ISBN: 9780375401138
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The world has changed in the twentieth century radically and rapidly than ever before All our previous assumptions have been overturned science and technology have tom us from the past, promising even to redesign humanity In this book of monumental authority, breadth, and acuity, the celebrated critic Peter Conrad brilliantly explores modern times through the artsThe world has changed in the twentieth century radically and rapidly than ever before All our previous assumptions have been overturned science and technology have tom us from the past, promising even to redesign humanity In this book of monumental authority, breadth, and acuity, the celebrated critic Peter Conrad brilliantly explores modern times through the arts and identifies the modern places Vienna, Moscow, Paris, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo that have been the successive frontiers of change and experimentation.
    Modern Times Modern Places The world has changed in the twentieth century radically and rapidly than ever before All our previous assumptions have been overturned science and technology have tom us from the past promising even

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    1. One of the most memorable evenings from my college days occurred when one of my friends found me in the library studying and told me he had just stolen two boxes of wine from a reception that had just occurred in the Quad Dan urged me to find another friend, and we would meet back at the dorms and spend the night drinking the pilfered wine On the way over, Dan and I bought a loaf of fresh Johnnie bread, and we spent the night talking about art, literature, philosophy and religion, drinking wine [...]

    2. This is a remarkable book The author assumes you can keep pace, know the references, and doesn t wait around for you so brace yourself A fantastic analysis of the cultural influencers at the turn of the century 1900 or so Recommend to all history buffs.

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