A history of private life

Riddles of identity in modern times. 5

Author: Phillippe Aria]s

Publisher: Harvard University Press


Category: History

Page: 640

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Science and Technology in Modern European Life

Author: Guillaume P. de Syon

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Science

Page: 236

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The last two centuries have seen unprecedented change in the everyday lives of Europeans. From the Napoleonic Wars to the end of the Cold War, from the Industrial Revolution to the Computer Revolution, many of these changes were greatly influenced by the scientific and technological advances that took place during that period. This volume in the Daily Life Through History series examines how science and technology impacted the everyday life of modern Europeans in all aspects from of their lives. Science and Technology in Modern European Life shows how science and technology influenced every aspect of daily life: • Transportation: From horse and carriage to the iron horse (the locomotive) and the horseless carriage • Communication: The expansion of mass culture from the advent of the newspaper and the picture postcard to the development of the internet • War and Imperialism: How European technology enabled the colonization of much of the rest of the world, and how the changes in war technology forever altered how war is carried out • The Home: The great changes of household technology, and how these changes altered the relationship between men and women

Exile and Identity

Polish Women in the Soviet Union During World War II

Author: Katherine R. Jolluck

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre


Category: History

Page: 384

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Katherine Jolluck tells the story of thousands of Polish women exiled to the Soviet Union in 1939-41, and examines the ways in which their efforts to maintain their identities as respectable women and patriotic Poles helped them survive.

Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Author: John Greenfieldt

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co


Category: Public libraries

Page: 1856

View: 194