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War peace and social change

War peace and social change

Europe 1900-1955.

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


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SeriesA318 -- Course Guide
ContributionsOpen University.
The Physical Object
Pagination11p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18119530M

  “‘For the Period of the War:’ Thorstein Veblen, Wartime Exigency, and Social Change.” Mid-America: An Historical Review 62 (April-July ) 91– Few of the participants in American history have been discredited more consistently than those people on the political left who supported American entry into the First World War and who.   War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published serially, then in its entirety in It is regarded as one of Tolstoy's finest literary novel chronicles the French invasion of Russia and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society through the stories of five Russian aristocratic families/5().

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