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The Vertigo Years free pdf From 1900 to 1914, Europe was a world adrift. In this short span of timebetween the death of Queen Victoria and the outbreak of World War Ia new world order was emerging. In The Vertigo Years, historian Philipp Blom chronicles this conflicted epoch year by year, creating a unique anatomy of a pivotal era. From the advent of fascism to cubist painting, from the theory of relativity to consumer culture, Blom shows how the years between 1900 and 1914 molded the entire twentieth century. With deftly-told anecdotes and a novelists sensitivity for poignancy, Bloms work brings the wonders, horrors, and fears of the early twentieth century vividly to life.

About Philipp Blom

Philipp Blom holds a doctorate from Oxford University and is the author of "To Have and To Hold" and "Enlightening the World." He frequently contributes articles to "The Financial Times," "The Independent," and "The Guardian" among others. He lives in Vienna.

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Author : Philipp Blom
Publisher : Basic Books
Data Published : 11 December 2010
ISBN : 0465020291
EAN : 9780465020294
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 488 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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