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The Stammering Century

The Stammering Century

by Gilbert Seldes

Editorial: New York Review Books
ISBN: 9781590175804
Número de páginas: 448
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 12 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-01
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Gilbert Seldes’s own introduction to The Stammering Century nicely illustrates the range of interest and verve of expression that make it such a fascinating and enduring work of history. Seldes writes: This book is not a record of the major events in American history during the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the cults and manias of that period. Its personages are fanatics, and radicals, and mountebanks. Its intention is to connect these secondary movements and figures with the primary forces of the century, and to supply a background in American history for the cults and manias of our own time: The ...