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Creating the 20th century
|Other titles||Creating the twentieth century|
|Statement||Ara Güler ; text by Benoît Heimermann ; introduction by Alberto Manguel|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||2011315703|
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This item: Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of and Their Lasting Impact by Vaclav Smil Hardcover $ Only 7 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by by: "Creating The 20th Century" provides an overview of the technical innovations of the period roughly from toarguing that a unique confluence of inventive activity, patent prosecution, and prompt commercialization led to a highly synergistic transformation of daily life during this period that has no prior parallel/5(11).
Creating the Twentieth Centuryis professor and prolific author Vaclav Smil's "homage to the creators of a new world." As he explains in the introduction, “This was the time when the modern world was created, when the greatest technical discontinuity in history took place.".
Creating the 20th Century: Artists, Writers and Thinkers Hardcover – Decem by Alberto Manguel (Author), Ara Guler (Photographer) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Great Books of the 20th Century - Wikipedia.
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The Spiritual In 20th Century Art Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading.Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of and Their Lasting Impact Abstract.
This book is a systematic interdisciplinary account of the history of unprecedented technical advances that took place in Europe and North America during the three pre-WWI generations and of their truly epochal consequences.
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