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Fins de Siecle: How Centuries End, 1400-2000 - Briggs, Asa, Mr. (Editor), and Snowman, Daniel, Mr. (Editor)
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As we approach the new millenniun, we find ourselves re-assessing the past and looking forward to the future. Has the prospect of a new century always provided a sense of an ending? In this book, experts on every century since the 14th each explore the characteristics of a different final decade and find that a consciousness of time has indeed influenced the way people perceive their place in history.

Fins de Siecle: How Centuries End, 1400-2000 1996, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300066876