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Rites of spring

Modris Eksteins

Rites of spring

the Great War and the birth of the Modern Age

by Modris Eksteins

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Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Influence,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementModris Eksteins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD523 .E37x 1989b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 396 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2266606M
    ISBN 100886192005
    LC Control Number89151852
    OCLC/WorldCa19972504

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