Century's End

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1990 - History - 397 pages
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A guide to what to expect from the coming decade and, at the same time, an exhaustively researched, lively look at ends-of-centuries past, this book reveals fascinating patterns of cultural response to centuries' ends. 23 photographs and drawings.

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Century's end: a cultural history of the fin-de-si├ƒ┬Ęcle--from the 990s to the 1990s

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The reviewer began this book with high hopes, which soon deflated. The book's idea is promising: to examine our preoccupation with closing dates--the ends of centuries and millenia--as we prepare for ... Read full review

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