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Makers of Modern Thought; Or Five Hundred Years" Struggle (1200 A.D. to 1699 ...

by David Nasmith

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Published by Scribner"s .
Written in English


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By revisiting five major battles of the past hundred years he shows in moving detail how a mixture of foresight and failure to plan ahead impacted the fates not only of soldiers' lives, but of whole nations.

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This is a book of personal reflections about those qualities in literature and art in the present century which I consider modern I say personal, because I discuss, autobiographically really, books I have read and some pictures I have looked at, recollecting and commenting on the characteristics which relate to the problems of inventing a specifically modern kind of art.

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