Fin-De-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture

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$24.00  $22.08
Publisher
Vintage
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Pages
432
Dimensions
6.16 X 0.87 X 9.22 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780394744780
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About the Author

Carl E. Schorske was born in the Bronx and graduated from Columbia Colege and earned a master's degree from Harvard before serving in the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, during World War II. He returned to Harvard for his Ph.D. He was a Dayton-Stockton Professor of History and has served as Director of European Cultural Studies at Princeton University. He was a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and his book, Fin-de-Siècle Vienna won the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction. He died in 2015 at the age of 100.

Reviews

"Not only is it a splendid exploration of several aspects of early modernism in their political context; it is an indicator of how the discipline of intellectual history is currently practiced by its most able and ambitious craftsmen." --David A. Hollinger