The Morbid Age: Britain and the Crisis of Civilisation, 1919 - 1939

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Richard Overy's The Morbid Age opens a window onto the creative but anxious period between the First and Second World Wars. British intellectual life between the wars stood at the heart of modernity; it was the golden age of the public intellectual and scientist: Arnold Toynbee, Aldous and Julian Huxley, H. G. Wells, Marie Stopes and a host of others. Yet, as Richard Overy argues, a striking characteristic of so many of the ideas that emerged from this new age - from eugenics to the Freudian unconscious, to modern ideas of ...

The Morbid Age: Britain and the Crisis of Civilisation, 1919 - 1939 2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141003252

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The Morbid Age: Britain and the Crisis of Civilisation, 1919 - 1939 2009, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713995633

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