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Title:
Thinking with history : explorations in the passage to modernism
Author:
Schorske, Carl E.
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Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xiv, 240 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The book: theme and content -- The author: encountering history -- The idea of the city in European thought: Voltaire to Spengler -- History as vocation in Burckhardt's Basel -- Medieval revival and its modern content: Coleridge, Pugin, and Disraeli -- The quest for the grail: Wagner and Morris -- Museum in contested space: the sword, the scepter, and the ring -- Grace and the word: Austria's two cultures and their modern fate -- Generational tension and cultural change -- From public scene to private space: architecture as culture criticism -- Gustav Mahler: formation and transformation -- To the Egyptian dig: Freud's psycho-archeology of cultures -- History and the study of culture.
ISBN:
9780691059778
Format :
Book

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