A Short History of the Twentieth Century by John Lukacs

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The great themes woven through John Lukacs's spirited, concise history of the twentieth century are inseparable from the author's own intellectual preoccupations: the fading of liberalism, the rise of populism and nationalism, the achievements and dangers of technology, the continuing democratization of the globe, and the limitations of knowledge.
 

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John Lukacs is the author of more than twenty books on history.
 
Published October 7, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 241 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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Compressed history as sharp and provocative as it is short.

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What’s odd is that Muller concludes that nuclear power is not the way to go, but the way the film was edited, the message is the opposite: that nuclear power is relatively safe and that its technical problems are at the point of being solved.

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