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Europeana
By Patrik Ourednik

Europeana

A Brief History of the Twentieth Century

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Translated by Gerald Turner See other recent books by Gerald Turner
Format: Paperback

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Europeana by Patrik Ourednik

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Told in an informal, mesmerizing voice, Ouredn k represents the twentieth century in all its contradictions and grand illusions, demonstrating that nothing substantial has changed between 1900 and 1999--humanity is still hopeful for the future and still mired in age-old conflicts. As he demonstrates that nothing can be reduced to a single, true viewpoint, Ouredn k mixes hard facts and idiosyncratic observations, highlighting the horror and absurdity of the twentieth century and the further absurdity of attempting to narrate this history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781564783820
ISBN-10: 1564783820
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Pages: 120
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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