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Rites of spring: the Great War and the birth of the Modern Age
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1989.
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xvi, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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909.82 E36 1989
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This award-winning cultural history reveals how the Great War changed humanity. This sweeping volume probes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of World War I—from the premiere of Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring in 1913 to the death of Hitler in 1945. "The Great War," as Modris Eksteins writes, "was the psychological turning point . . . for modernism as a whole. The urge to create and the urge to destroy had changed places." In this "bold and fertile book" (The Atlantic Monthly), Eksteins goes on to chart the seismic shifts in human consciousness brought about by this great cataclysm, through the lives and words of ordinary people, works of literature, and such events as Lindbergh's transatlantic flight and the publication of the first modern bestseller, All Quiet on the Western Front. Rites of Spring is a rare and remarkable work, a cultural history that redefines the way we look at our...

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"A Peter Davison book."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-369).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Eksteins, M. (1989). Rites of spring: the Great War and the birth of the Modern Age. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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Eksteins, Modris. 1989. Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

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Eksteins, Modris, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989.

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Eksteins, Modris. Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. Print.

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