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In a remarkable display of originality and discerning historical analysis Rites Of Spring describes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of the Great War of 1914-1918, arguably the most traumatic event of this century.
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ble display of originality and discerning historical analysis Rites Of Spring describes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of the Great War of 1914-1918, arguably the most traumatic event of this century.About the Author:
MODRIS EKSTEINS is professor emeritus of history at the University of Toronto. His bestselling Walking Since Daybreak won the Pearson Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize, and was named one of the Best Books of 2000 by the Times Literary Supplement, the Los Angeles Times and the Globe and Mail. Solar Dance, the much-anticipated follow-up to Rites of Spring, will be published in January 2012.
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Book Description Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # 253056
Book Description 24.0 x 16.0cms, 396pp, b/w Illusts, very good hardback & dustwrapper (owner's inscription) Eksteins argues that the Great War changed Europe's understanding of modernism and that artistic and political introspection, primitivism and abstraction may be related to each other. He claims that 'Nazi kitsch may bear a blood relationship to the highbrow religion of art proclaimed by many moderns'. Seller Inventory # 181251
Book Description 1st edn. 8vo. Original gilt lettered brown cloth (page edges lightly spotted - otherwise near Fine), dustwrapper (Fine in protective cover, not price clipped). Pp. xvi + 396, illus with b&w plates and maps (no inscriptions). Seller Inventory # 152222
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 396 pp., b/w photographic plates, notes, selected sources, index. In his discussion of the kinds of feelings evoked by the horrific conduct of trench warfare, the widespread psychic depression following the Armistice and his insights into the aftermath of the war, Eksteins brings a broad range of disciplines to bear on an understanding of the modern age. Seller Inventory # 5831