By John Lukacs

the nice subject matters woven via John Lukacs's lively, concise background of the 20 th century are inseparable from the author's personal highbrow preoccupations: the fading of liberalism, the increase of populism and nationalism, the achievements and risks of know-how, the ongoing democratization of the globe, and the constraints of knowledge.

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