Chronology of Twentieth Century History: Arts and Culture: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chronology of Twentieth Century History: Arts and Culture

1st Edition

Edited by Frank N. Magill


1,974 pages

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Hardback: 9781884964664
pub: 1998-04-01
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This two-volume set presents the hard facts and the history behind the headlines; significant 20th-century events in the arts are described in some 400 chronologically-arranged articles. Each article opens with ready-reference top matter listing the category of the event discussed; where and when the event occurred; a brief summary of the event's significance to our cultural history; and a description of the people involved. The text of each article is divided into two sections: Summary of the Event describes the event itself and the circumstances leading up to it, and Impact of the Event analyzes the influence of the event. Each article concludes with a fully annotated Bibliography.

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HISTORY / General