The Facts on File Encyclopedia of the 20th Century

The Facts on File Encyclopedia of the 20th Century

Book - 1991
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Thousands of fascinating entries concerning the 20th century information on: dictators and despots, from Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin to Pol Pot and Saddam Hussein; heroes, saints and martyrs, including Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, Dietrich Bonhoffer, Simone Weil, Mohandas Gandhi and Maximilliam Kolbe; poets and writers, from Anna Akhmatova to Stefan Zweig; significant literary and intellectual works, including Elliot's Wasteland, Joyce's Ulysses, Orwell's Animal Farm and 1984, Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago, Koestler's Darkness at Noon and Freud's Interpretation of Dreams; intellectual ideas and movements, such as logical positivism philosophy, surrealism (art and literature, cubism (art), feminism literature, politics and sociology, serialism (music) and postmodernism.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File, c1991.
ISBN: 9780816024612
Characteristics: ix, 1046 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Drexel, John - Editor


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